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History

KEI History

Jun. 3, 2019

  • Opening of the Korea Peninsula Environmental Information Center

Dec. 21, 2018

  • Inauguration of the 12th President, Dr. Je yong Yoon

Feb. 1, 2018

  • Commemoration Ceremony of KEI’s 25th Anniversary

Nov. 10, 2017

  • Inauguration of the 11th President, Dr. Myung Rae Cho

Jul. 6, 2017

  • Korea Adaptation Center for Climate Change (KACCC) moving to annex

Jan. 1, 2017

  • Change of Corporate Identity (CI)

Jan. 1, 2016

  • Organization restructuring (4 Groups, 14 Offices, 3 Centers and 5 Teams)

Apr. 1, 2015

  • Organization restructuring (4 Groups, 13 Offices, 2 Centers and 2 Teams)

Dec. 2015

  • Opening of the Center for Environmental Assessment Monitoring

Dec. 9, 2014

  • Relocation to Sejong City

Sep. 29, 2014

  • Inauguration of the 10th President, Dr. Kwang Kook Park

Apr. 1, 2014

  • Opening of the Korea Environmental Information Center

Jan. 28, 2013

  • Commemoration Ceremony of KEI’s 20th Anniversary

Apr. 26, 2012

  • "Korea Environmental Policy Forum" established by the KEI

Aug. 20, 2011

  • 'Inauguration of the 9th President, Dr. Byung-Wook Lee'

Jul. 1, 2010

  • Organization restructuring (Opening of the Global Green Strategy Research Center)

Jul. 8, 2009

  • Opening of the Korea Adaptation Center for Climate Change (KACCC)

Aug. 20, 2008

  • Inauguration of the 8th President, Dr. Tae Joo Park

May 1, 2007

  • Organization restructuring and renaming of departments (2 Offices, 2 Departments and 1 Center

Apr. 7, 2007

  • Inauguration of the 7th President, Dr. Jeong Hoi Seong

Dec. 12, 2005

  • Organization restructuring (2 Offices, 2 Departments and 1 Center)

Apr. 7, 2004

  • Dr. Suh Sung Yoon serves his second term as KEI’s 6th President

Dec. 1, 2002

  • Organization restructuring (2 Offices 2 Departments)

Apr. 7, 2001

  • Inauguration of the 5th President, Dr. Suh Sung Yoon

Jan. 29, 1999

  • Incorporation of KEI under the Economic and Social Research Division of the Cabinet Coordination Office, in accordance with the law stipulating the establishment, management and development of government-sponsored research institutions

Sep. 21, 1998

  • Inauguration of the 4th President, Dr. Sang Eun Lee

Sep. 8, 1997

  • Dissolution of KETRI and establishment of the KEI in accordance with the Environmental Impact Assessment Act

Sep. 5, 1997

  • Approval from the Ministry of Environment to establish the KEI

Sep. 4, 1997

  • Approval from the Ministry of Environment to dissolve KETRI and transfer its responsibilities and authority to a new institution

Apr. 19, 1995

  • Inauguration of the 3rd President, Dr. Jong Gie Kim

Apr. 2, 1994

  • Inauguration of the 2nd President, Dr. Chin Seung Chung

Jan. 29, 1993

  • Opening of KETRI

Dec. 28, 1992

  • Establishment of KETRI

Dec. 26, 1992

  • Approval from the Ministry of Environment to establish KETRI

Dec. 17, 1992

  • Inauguration of the 1st President, Dr. Chae Sik Rho

Apr. 15, 1992

  • Approval from the President to establish the Korea Environmental Technology Research Institute (KETRI)