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Sustainability 2017, 9(2), 191; doi:10.3390/su9020191

Sustainable Governance in Northeast Asia: Challenges for the Sustainable Frontier

Department of International Trade and Regional Studies, Inha University, 100 Inha-ro, Nam-gu, Incheon 402-751, Korea
Academic Editor: Marc A. Rosen
Received: 12 January 2017 / Revised: 13 January 2017 / Accepted: 20 January 2017 / Published: 28 January 2017
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This Special Issue consists of selected papers from the 2016 annual international Sustainable Asia Conference (SAC), held on Jeju Island, South Korea, from 28 June to 2 July 2016. SAC 2016 is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel and fundamental advances in sustainable development issues for Asia. In this special issue, most of the papers emphasize the importance of sustainable governance in harmonizing economic development with a healthier life, while enhancing the quality of all economic activities. The majority of papers in this special issue also deal with problems of urbanization, because the Northeast Asian countries are experiencing the transformation of their economic structure from quantitatively oriented development to the qualitative, highlighting socioeconomic performance. There has been a vast amount of discussion and many ideas put forward on sustainable development, but as the Marrakech Proclamation of COP 22 concluded in November 2016, it is now time to meet the practical challenges of sustainable development. This special edition will shed light on the action plan against global warming and environmental degradation. View Full-Text
Keywords: Sustainable Asia Conference (SAC); Post-2020 climate regime; green growth; sustainable governance Sustainable Asia Conference (SAC); Post-2020 climate regime; green growth; sustainable governance
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