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1 Incheon Warmly Welcomes LGA/DRR Members Incheon, the World Best City

2 CONTENTS Introduction - Introduce Incheon & IFEZ Incheon & UN in Cooperation Conference - LGA/DRR Overview - Convention Venue Hosting Conditions

3 History with UN Incheon Landing Operation

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6 Size: 1, (1% of country area, 1.6 times the size of Seoul) Population: 2.71 million (third largest, after Seoul and Busan) Features: International city with world-class airport and seaports - Incheon International Airport (opened 2001) handles 28 million passengers, and 2.33 million tons of cargo per year Major west coast business city: contains large national/local industrial complexes City of culture and history: Many historic buildings, museums, and scenic islandsOverview Budget: US$ 4.58 billion (2008) Economy GRDP: US$ 34 billion ( 4.7% of national total ) Industrial complexes/companies: 9 complexes/ 6,027 companies Industrial structure: tertiary – 68.2% secondary - 31% primary – 0.7% Workforce: 1.31 million Incheon

7 Gateway to Northeast Asia Beijing1.5 hrs Shanghai1.5 hrs Tokyo1.5 hrs Vladivostok 2 hrs Hong Kong3 hrs Located between China and Japan - 61 cities with population of 1 million or more (1.5 billion total) within 3 hr flight from to Incheon Geographic Location Geographic Location

8 Incheon International Airport Incheon International Airport Worlds No. 2 in Cargo Volume 59 Airlines served 124 Destinations in 41 countries

9 Port of Incheon Port of Incheon Center of international trade & logistics - 81 berths with cargo-handling capacity of 100 million tons per year - Increasing to 135 berths by 2011

10 INCHEON FREE ECONOMIC ZONE (IFEZ) PROJECTS

11 Yeongjong Songdo Incheon Free Economic Zone (IFEZ) Cheongna Size 209 km 2 Location Middle west coast of Korean Peninsula, 1-hour drive from Seoul Development Period 2003~2020 Investment US$200 bn Projected Value Added US$109 bn (13% of Koreas GDP)

12 151 –Story Incheon Tower Status: In planning (to be completed in 2012) Development Cost: US$ 3 billion Developers: Portman Holdings, Samsung & Hyundai 2 nd tallest building in the world

13 Incheon Bridge Status: Under construction (to be completed in 2009) Development Cost: US $ 2.4 billion Developers: AMEC & Government

14 Incheon Bridge Highway to Seoul Highway to Kyunggi Highway to Seoul Rapid Train to Seoul Subway to Incheon IFEZ Transportation Infrastructure

15 IFEZ Offers a Brand-new Business City! City of Ubiquity U-Biz Support U-Foreign Admin U-Wallet U-Transportation City of Beauty Landscape Skylines World-class Facilities Eco City 36% Green Space 60% Public Space Min. Pollution Min. Noise

16 CONTENTS Introduction - Introduce Incheon & IFEZ Incheon & UN in Cooperation Conference - LGA/DRR Overview - Convention Venue Hosting Conditions

17 (Asian and Pacific Training Center for Information and Communication Technology for Development) First UN agency in South Korea Train IT specialists from 62 member countries including North Korea (promotes national image as IT powerhouse) US$10 million provided over next five years (Ministry of Information & Communications - US$2.5 million, Incheon - US$5 million plus facilities, in-kind) Construct networked city and IT cluster in Songdo Area UNESCAP APCICT UNESCAP APCICT Foreign Investments in IFEZ

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19 UNISDR OFFICE in Incheon UNISDR OFFICE in Incheon

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21 CONTENTS Introduction - Introduce Incheon & IFEZ Incheon & UN in Cooperation Conference - LGA/DRR Overview - Convention Venue Hosting Conditions

22 Overview LGA/DRR in Incheon, 2009 Theme 1. Urban Risk Reduction 2. Capacity Building for Local Governments in DRR 3. Linking DRR with Poverty Reduction 6. Bridging the Gaps between the Local, National, Regional and Global dimensions of DRR 5. Mainstreaming DRR in CCA 7. Linking Information and Communication Technology with DRR 4. Gender and DRR

23 Overview LGA/DRR in Incheon, 2009 Venue : Songdo Convensia Participants : Local & Regional Governments UN organizations, IOs, INGOs etc. Date : August 24-26, 2009 Expected Participants : 220~250 Host : Incheon Metropolitan City & UNISDR

24 Songdo Convensia Songdo Convensia

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26 CONTENTS Introduction - Introduce Incheon & IFEZ Incheon & UN in Cooperation Conference - LGA/DRR Overview - Convention Venue Hosting Conditions

27 Eco-Friendly City Accommodation Transportation Meals Supporting Air Cost LGA/DRR

28 Thank You ! See You in LGA/DRR Incheon, 2009!!


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