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  • EU-KO Joint Workshop to develop Just Transition policies and roadmap for South Chungcheong Province

Workshop overview

  • Time and date: 16:00 – 18:30 (CET+7), Monday, 28 September 
  • Venue: Conference room of Chungnam Institute (Gongju City, Chungnam)
  • Organizer: Chungnam Institute, EU-KO Climate Action, Wuppertal Institute
  • Supported by: EU Delegation to ROK, South Chungcheong Provincial Government
  • Language: simultaneous translation for English and Korean
  • Format: closed online meeting via Zoom
  • Purpose: to share key measures and policies for the development and implementation of just transition roadmap in regions under the Just Transition Mechanism of EU, thereby providing insights and lessons on how to develop and prepare the Just Transition Roadmap for South Chungcheong Province and Korea


Moderator: Bonghee Son, Key Expert of EU-KO Climate Action



16:00–16:10 (10’)

Opening & Introduction of participants

  • South Chungcheong Province and Chungnam Institute
  • Joachim Eissler, Team Leader, EU-KO Climate Action
16:10–16:25 (15’)

[Presentation 1] Just Transition Roadmap of South Chungcheong Province: current status and challenges

  • Hyung-bum Yeo, Researcher, Chungnam Institute
16:25–17:05 (40’)

[Presentation 2] EU’s Just Transition Mechanism and its implementation in regions

Topic 1: Key principles and process to develop territorial just transition plans
Topic 2: Function and role of the Just Transition Platform
Topic 3: Good examples and implementation cases of just transition roadmap of regional and local governments in EU

  • Timon Wehnert, Head Berlin Office, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

Panel discussion

  • Jae-kak Han, Director, Energy & Climate Policy Institute for Just Transition
  • Beetsnara Han, Director, Research Institute for Climate and Society
17:25–18:00 (35’) Further discussions and Q&A