International Workshop – Bringing Plastic Full Cycle: Advancing Sustainability in Governance and Technology

  • DATE / TIME:
    2023/02/08    09:30 - 17:30


    This international workshop aims to enhance the ongoing collaboration for plastic governance and management between UNU-FLORES and K-ECO. This gathering of delegates and experts intends to foster further partnerships and facilitate knowledge exchange regarding decision-making for South Korea’s sustainable management processes for responsible and environmentally conscious plastic governance.

    The workshop will present the outcomes of recently-completed consultancy projects, and shall provide a platform to discuss potential future collaborations. Projects to be presented will include:

    Speakers to Include:

    • Dr Serena Caucci – Associate Programme Officer, UNU-FLORES
    • Dr Luisa Cortat – Research Associate/Consultant, UNU-FLORES
    • Ms Minjeong Choi – Senior Research Assistant, UNU-FLORES
    • Dr Seunghoon Lee – General Manager, International Cooperation Division
    • Mr Chaihyun Park – Deputy General Manager, Management & Planning Headquarters
    • Ms Eunjung Ko – Assistant Manager, International Cooperation Division
    • Mr Byunghyun Cho – Assistant Manager, International Cooperation Division
    • Mr Seokjae Kang – Senior Manager, Environmental Energy Business Division

    Background of the Event:

    UNU-FLORES entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Korea Environment Corporation (K-ECO) in December 2016, with the objective of supporting the South Korean government in decision-making processes regarding sustainable management and single-use plastic. As long-term partners, UNU-FLORES and K-eco continue to cooperate with the UN Environment Management Group on Zero Pollution, as well with as their sub-initiatives on plastic pollution.


  • Korea Environment Corporation