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Subcommittee

Composition

  • A subcommittee serves as a complementary committee of the Working Committee. It shall be composed per sector upon receiving approval from the General Assembly.
  • Each subcommittee shall consist of managerial level officers from the relevant bureau or department of the regional government with an interest in the sector for which each subcommittee is responsible. It shall designate a coordinating member that will perform liaison, adjustment, and operation of the subcommittee by mutual vote.

Functions

  • Subcommittees shall support individual projects or tasks proposed by the Association, and review and discuss other individual projects proposed by regional governments participating in the applicable subcommittee.
  • Each subcommittee shall report the proceedings and the outcomes of performances to the Working Committee.

History and Current State of Subcommittees

  • Five subcommittees, the Subcommittees on Economy and Trade, Cultural Exchange, Environment, Disaster Prevention, and General Exchange, were newly composed in 1998.
  • The Subcommittee on Cross-Border Cooperation was newly composed in 2004.
  • The Subcommittee on Science and Technology was newly composed in 2006.
  • The Subcommittee on Tourism and the Subcommittee on Oceans and Fisheries were additionally formed in 2008.
  • The Subcommittee on General Exchange and the Subcommittee on Cultural Exchange were integrated into the Subcommittee on Educational & Cultural Exchange in 2008. A total of eight subcommittees were operated in that year.
  • The Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development & Coordination, the Subcommittee on Women and Children, and the Subcommittee on Energy and Climate Change were newly composed in 2010.
  • The Subcommittee on Agriculture and the Subcommittee on Bio-medical Industry were newly composed in 2011.
  • The Subcommittee on Sports was newly composed in 2013.
  • In 2017, the Subcommittee on Logistics and Transportation, the Subcommittee on E-Commerce, and the Subcommittee on International Exchange of Human Resources were newly composed, and the Subcommittee on Cross-Border Cooperation, the Subcommittee on Science and Technology, and the Subcommittee on Women and Children were abolished on the grounds that no member regions volunteered to act as Coordinator.
  • In 2018, the Subcommittee on Tourism was operated by Henan Province, China and Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China, and the Subcommittee on Innovation Plus, the Subcommittee on Youth Policy, and the Subcommittee on Traditional Medicine were newly composed.

Regulations on the Establishment and Operation of Subcommittees of the Association of Northeast Asia Regional Governments

The present regulations stipulate rules regarding the establishment and operation of subcommittees in accordance with Clause 4 of Article 10 of the Charter of NEAR. <revised on September 26, 2017>

  • Article 1 (Establishment)
    • For the smooth operation of individual projects or tasks (hereinafter referred to as "Individual Projects") proposed at the General Assembly or the Working Committee of the Association of North East Asia Regional Governments, subcommittees shall be established for each field of work. <revised on September 26, 2017>
  • Article 2 (Name and Working Area) The names of the subcommittees shall be as follows :
    • 1. Subcommittee on Economy and Humanities Exchange <name changed on September 11, 2013>
    • 2. Subcommittee on Environment
    • 3. Subcommittee on Educational and Cultural Exchange <integrated on September 2, 2008>
    • 4. Subcommittee on Disaster Prevention
    • 5. Deleted <September 26, 2017>
    • 6. Deleted <September 26, 2017>
    • 7. Subcommittee on Oceans and Fisheries <newly established on September 2, 2008>
    • 8. Subcommittee on Tourism <newly established on September 2, 2008>
    • 9. Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development <newly established on October 28, 2010, revised on September 26, 2017>
    • 10. Subcommittee on Energy and Climate Change <newly established on October 28, 2010>
    • 11. Deleted <September 26, 2017>
    • 12. Subcommittee on Bio-medical Industry <newly established on July 19, 2011>
    • 13. Subcommittee on Agriculture <newly established on July 19, 2011>
    • 14. Subcommittee on Sports <newly established on September 11, 2013>
    • 15. Subcommittee on Logistics and Transportation <newly established on September 26, 2017>
    • 16. Subcommittee on International Exchange of Human Resources <newly established on September 26, 2017>
    • 17. Subcommittee on E-Commerce <newly established on September 26, 2017>
    • 18. Subcommittee on Innovation Plus <newly established on October 29, 2018>
    • 19. Subcommittee on Youth Policy <newly established on October 29, 2018>
    • 20. Subcommittee on Traditional Medicine <newly established on October 29, 2018>
  • Article 3 (Functions)
    • ① Each subcommittee shall review and discuss methods to coordinate opinions among regional governments and realize project plans to promote effective execution of "Individual Projects" led by member regional governments. <revised on September 26, 2017>
    • ② Each subcommittee shall report the results of the review and discussion on “Individual Projects” proposed by regional governments to the Working Committee. <revised on September 26, 2017>
  • Article 4 (Structure)
    • Each subcommittee consists of directors of local government divisions who have an interest in the field for which each subcommittee is responsible.
  • Article 5 (Operation)
    • ① An elected member regional government (hereinafter referred to as “Coordinator”) shall be in charge of liaison, coordination, and operation of each subcommittee. <revised on September 26, 2017>
    • ② The office term of a Coordinator is two years, and it can be reelected. Upon request, a subcommittee can be jointly operated with a joint coordinating government. <revised on July 19, 2011, September 26, 2017>
    • ③ In principal, liaison, and coordination for the operation of a subcommittee shall be based on telecommunications such as postal mail, fax, and e-mail. <revised on September 26, 2017>
    • ④ The Coordinators of each subcommittee should host a subcommittee meeting or participate in NEAR-related activities at least once during its term. <revised on July 19, 2011, September 26, 2017>
    • ⑤ The Coordinator should endeavor to attract many participants from NEAR member regional governments to participate in the subcommittee meeting. <newly enacted on July 19, 2011, revised September 26, 2017>
    • ⑥ If necessary, the Working Committee can conduct evaluations on the operation of the subcommittee. <newly enacted on July 19, 2011>
    • ⑦ The NEAR Secretariat may propose a replacement of Coordinators to the Working Committee if the Coordinator has not run subcommittee meetings for more than two years and another regional government wishes to take over the role of Coordinator. <newly enacted on October 29, 2018>
    • ⑧ The replacement of the Coordinator will be decided at the Working Committee where the majority of the members are present and the members with the right to vote cast a majority (more than half) yes vote. <newly enacted on October 29, 2018>
  • Article 6 (Participation)
    • ① All member regions are eligible to participate in a subcommittee. <revised on July 19, 2011>
    • ② For efficient operation and practical outcomes of each subcommittee, the Coordinator may invite specialists, experts, or businesspersons from NEAR member regional governments. <newly enacted on September 26, 2017>
  • Article 7 (Expenses)
    • Expenses for the operation of each subcommittee shall be borne by the “Coordinator.” When a subcommittee is convened, in principle, expenses for transportation and accommodation shall be covered by participating regional governments.
  • Article 8 (Relation to the Secretariat)
    • Each "Coordinator" shall send information organized and updated at the subcommittee to the Secretariat, which shall distribute the documentation to the rest of the regional governments. <revised on July 19, 2011, revised on September 26, 2017>
  • Article 9 (Revision of Regulations)
    • Revision of the present regulations shall be decided by the Working Committee.
  • Supplementary Provision
    • These regulations shall take effect on October 21, 1998.
  • Supplementary Provision
    • These regulations shall take effect on September 4, 2007.
  • Supplementary Provision
    • These regulations shall take effect on September 2, 2008.
  • Supplementary Provision
    • These regulations shall take effect on October 28, 2010.
  • Supplementary Provision
    • These regulations shall take effect on July 19, 2011.
  • Supplementary Provision
    • These regulations shall take effect on September 11, 2013.
  • Supplementary Provision
    • These regulations shall take effect on September 26, 2017.
  • Supplementary Provision
    • These regulations shall take effect on October 29, 2018.

※ Click on the name of each Subcommittee to go to the subcommittee’s homepage.

분과명, 단체수, 대표단체명, 가입단체명
Subcommittee Coordinator
Subcommittee on Economy and Humanities Exchange Gyeongsangbuk-do Province
Subcommittee on Educational and Cultural Exchange Shimane Prefecture
Subcommittee on Environment Toyama Prefecture
Subcommittee on Disaster Prevention Hyogo Prefecture
Subcommittee on Energy and Climate Change Shanxi Province
Subcommittee on Mineral Resources Development Magadan Region
Subcommittee on Tourism Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region,Henan Province
Subcommittee on Oceans and Fisheries Shandong Province
Subcommittee on Bio-medical Industry Chungcheongbuk-do Province
Subcommittee on Agriculture Jeollanam-do Province
Subcommittee on Sports Republic of Sakha(Yakutia)
Subcommittee on Logistics and Transportation Heilongjiang Province
Subcommittee on International Exchange of Human Resources Jilin Province
Subcommittee on E-Commerce Henan Province
Subcommittee on Innovation Plus Hunan Province
Subcommittee on Youth Policy Krasnoyarsk Territory
Subcommittee on Traditional Medicine Shaanxi Province