H.E. Maria Castillo Fernandez, Ambassador of the European Union to the Republic of Korea attended the Jeju Peace Forum on 6 November and spoke about the EU principles of solidarity, cooperation, tolerance and diversity at the discussions on multilateralism.
Ambassador Fernandez also met with Mr Won Hee-ryong, Governor of Jeju and discussed the Carbon-free Island policy (CFI 2030), the Jeju Green New Deal Roadmap, its link with President Moon Jae-in's Korean New Deal as well as South Korea's domestic politics.
Governor Won explained that the main point of the Jeju’s Green New Deal Plan is that it will invest in the development of green hydrogen through renewables, making Jeju carbon neutral by 2030. Ambassador Fernandez said the EU is also interested in sharing and exchanging policies and cooperating with Jeju.