- Wednesday | 01 Jun, 2011
- Mahmood A. Khwaja, Farzana Yasmin, Kiran Habib
- Research Reports,Project Publications
UNEP National Committee for the Republic of Korea (UNEP NATCOM ROK) has been set up under the Governing Council (GC) Decision 13/33 of 1985 which authorized the establishment of national environmental committees world-wide in order to support the activities of UNEP. Supported by UNEP Headquarters and Regional office for Asia and Pacific, UNEP National Committee for the Republic of Korea is a channel for communication with the public in Korea and has great variations in core activities from one country to another. UNEP NATCOM ROK is actively working for strengthening and achieving organizational missions in various ways such as facilitating public participation (NGOs, Major Groups and individuals) in UNEP activities.
An envisaged core element of the UNEP NATCOM ROK and Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad Pakistan. (www.sdpi.org ) partnership is considered to be SDPI?s role to assist UNEP NATCOM ROK in the implementation of its program at national and sub-regional level in the Asia Pacific region. The partnership aims at strengthening common vision towards sustainable development through close collaborative activities in areas of common interests and to establish a relationship of mutual cooperation between the UNEP NATCOM ROK and SDPI, aimed at devoting special efforts to all the programs of the UNEP NATCOM ROK related to the environment, natural resources and sustainable development in Pakistan and in the region, especially South Asia.
Under UNEP NATCOM ROK and SDPI partnership, ?Water? is considered a priority area to work at and UNEP NATCOM ROK agreed to support SDPI project proposal entitled, ?Access to Safe Drinking Water with Household Water Treatment System (Nadi water filter) in City Slums.?