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G20 SEOUL SUMMIT 2010

  • 2010 Hosted the G20 Economic Summit
  • 2002 Co-hosted the FIFA World Cup
History
2013 The Inaugural General Meeting of the ARIN-AP (Asset Recovery Interagency Network - Asia Pacific) was held at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office in November. The Inaugural General Meeting attracted 21 countries from Asia-Pacific region as well as 6 international organizations including UNODC, World Bank, and CARIN. The Supreme Prosecutors' Office took the role of Secretariat of the ARIN-AP. The Office of Secretariat has officially started to run at the International Cooperation Center since December 30.
2012 APICC(Asia-Pacific Information Coordination Center for combating Drug Crimes) secretariat was established at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office to strengthen capacity of controlling international drug syndicates by taking a primary role in international cooperation and sharing information of illegal drug trafficking.
2011 Masan Branch Prosecutors' Office, the 64th Prosecutors' office, was launched in Changwon District Prosecutors' Office and the Cybercrime Investigation Center launched at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office to cope with various emerging cybercrimes.
2009 The Public Security Division 3 was established at the Public Security Department of Supreme Prosecutors’ Office to reinforce the capability for public peace. Prosecution Service Experience Hall was also established at the Supreme Prosecutors’ Office.
2008 The Crime Victim Rights Division was established to protect crime victims, and the International Cooperation Center was newly established to support international cooperation operations at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office. A second Liaison Office in Cambodia (LOICOG) was established at the Vietnam/Cambodia border in the area of the "Golden Triangle".
2007 In order to provide systematic support to the Technology Espionage Investigation Center, the Supreme Prosecutors' Office founded the Technology Espionage Investigation Support Center. The second Liaison Office in Cambodia (LOICOG) was established, as was an office for international anti-drug cooperation in the "Golden Triangle" region in Laos.
2006 The Task Force on Money Laundering Investigation and Asset Forfeiture was established at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office to retrieve illegal proceeds from crimes.
2005 The Office of Forensic Science Planning and High-Technology Crime Investigation Division were newly founded as a provision for the 21stcentury's era of science, information and technology.
2003 The Drug Signature Analysis Center initiated operations at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office.
2001 ePROS, the electronic knowledge management system of the Prosecution Service, was installed throughout the nationwide prosecution offices. A Special Investigation Support Division was established at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office in order to aid the prosecution service's special investigation operations in specialized fields such as taxation, finance, and securities.
2000 A Joint Investigation Team for Military Service Corruption was established at the Seoul District Prosecutors' West Branch Office. Digital Forensics Division was newly founded at the Supreme Prosecutors' Office, and Computer Investigation Department was established at the Seoul District Prosecutors' Office. The Administrative Information Service via the Internet was initiated. A genetic identification technique received patent as the first in Korea.