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August 2021

The 13th NEAR General Assembly

· Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 15:00 (KST)
· Venue (Chair region): POSCO International Center, Pohang, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, South Korea (Republic of Sakha, Russia)
· Participation: 70 members from 5 countries
· The first online General Assembly, joining of new member (one member, Liaoning Province, China), election of next chair regional government (Ulsan Metropolitan City, South Korea), report on NEAR major activities, report on major activities at NEAR Secretariat, presentations by members, and others

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2018.10

The 12th NEAR General Assembly

Period : 2018-10-28 ~ 2018-10-31

∙ Venue : Yangguang Hotel, Zhangjiajie City, Hunan Province, China
∙ Number of Participants : 29 member regional governments from 5 countries
- Membership registration of new member (1)-
- Coordination of autonomous body operation with Subcommittee on Tourism
- Establishment of Subcommittees on Innovation Plus, Youth Policy, and Traditional Medicine

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2016.09

The 11th NEAR General Assembly

Period : 2016-09-27 ~ 2016-09-28

Dates: September 27-28, 2016
・Venue:Irkutsk, Irkutsk Region, Russia
・Participation of 30 member regional governments from 5 countries
・Approval of 4 New Members, Transfer of Coordinator of Sub-committee on Energy and Climate Change, Amendment of NEAR Charter (adoption of membership fee system and ‘Associate Members)

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2014. 10.

The 10th NEAR General Assembly

Period : 2014-10-21 ~ 2014-10-24

∙ Period: October 21~24, 2014 
∙ Venue: Hyundai Hotel, Youngam County, Jeollanam-do Province, South Korea
∙ Participated by 31 member regions of five countries
∙ membership registration of the new members (2), revision of NEAR Charter, revision of the name to Sub-Committee on Economy & Humanities Exchange, establishment of Sub-Committee on Sports

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2012.07.

The 9th NEAR General Assembly

Period : 2012-07-24 ~ 2012-07-27

The 9th NEAR General Assembly

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2010.10

The 8th NEAR General Assembly

Period : 2012-07-24 ~ 2012-07-27

The 8th NEAR General Assembly (Gyeonggi-do Province, Korea) 
  Participated by 43 member regions from five countries 
  Revision of NEAR Charter, Admission of new members (1 region), Establishment of Subcommittees on Mineral Resources Development & Coordination, Energy & Climate Change and Women & Children

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2008. 09.

The 7th NEAR General Assembly

Period : 2008-09-01 ~ 2008-09-04

The 7th NEAR General Assembly (Shondong Province, China) 
∙ 42 member regional governments from five countries participated 
∙ Decision made to place the Secretariat in the Gyeongsangbuk-do Province for an extended term of four years; to establish Subcommittee  on Ocean & Fisheries and Subcommittee  on Tourism 
∙ Five regional governments were newly admitted to NEAR membership

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2006. 09.

The 6th NEAR Annual Meeting

Period : 2006-09-12 ~ 2006-09-15

The 6th NEAR Annual Meeting (Busan Metropolitan City, Korea)
∙ 23 members from 5 countries participated
∙ Established NEAR emblem, created Subcommittee  on Science and Technology, changed coordinator of Subcommittee  on Cross-border Cooperation and approved 27 new members.

The 6th NEAR Annual Meeting 
- When: September 13 ~14, 2006
- Where: Lotte Hotel ,     Busan Metropolitan City, Korea

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2004.09.

The 5th NEAR Annual Meeting

Period : 2004-09-07 ~ 2004-09-08

The 5th NEAR Annual Meeting (Heilongjiang Province, China)
∙ 27 members from 6 countries participated
∙ Decided to establish a secretariat in Gyeongsangbuk-do and renewed the cooperative committee

The 5th NEAR Annual Meeting 
- When: September 7 ~8, 2004
- Where: Shangri-La Hotel in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China

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2002. 09.

The 3rd NEAR Annual Meeting

Period : 2002-09-11 ~ 2002-09-11

The 3rd NEAR Annual Meeting (Hyogo Prefecture, Japan)
  ∙ 26 members from 5 countries participated
  ∙ Discussed the issue of secretariat and agreed to cooperate with North Korea’s participation

The 3rd NEAR Annual Meeting 
- When: September 4 ~7, 2000
- Where: Awaji International Conference Center in the Town of Higashi, Tsuna, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

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2000. 09.

The 3rd NEAR Annual Meeting

Period : 2000-09-04 ~ 2000-09-07

The 3rd NEAR Annual Meeting (Hyogo Prefecture, Japan)
∙ 26 members from 5 countries participated
∙ Discussed the issue of secretariat and agreed to cooperate with North Korea’s participation

The 3rd NEAR Annual Meeting 
- When: September 4 ~7, 2000
- Where: Awaji International Conference Center in the Town of Higashi, Tsuna, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

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1998. 10.

The 2nd NEAR Annual Meeting

Period : 1998-10-20 ~ 1998-10-23

The 2nd NEAR Annual Meeting (Toyama Prefecture, Japan)
∙ 24 members from 5 countries participated
∙ Revised the Charter to invite more members and established five separate committees

The 2nd NEAR Annual Meeting 
- When: October 20 ~ 23, 1998
- Where: Meitetsu Toyama Hotel, Toyama Prefecture, Japan

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1996. 09

The 1st NEAR Annual Meeting

Period : 1996-09-11 ~ 1996-09-14

The 1st NEAR Annual Meeting (Gyeongsangbuk-do Prefecture, Korea)
∙ 29 members from 4 countries participated
∙ Established as an official international organization and adopted seven common goals
The 1st NEAR Annual Meeting 
- When: September 11 ~ 14, 1996
- Where: Bomun Complex, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, Korea