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12-13 July 2016 The eighth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2016) Yokohama
1 May 2016 Employment information available here.
5 April 2016 IGES boosts cooperation with ESCAP on environmental research, dialogue
Activity Report
New Publications and Tools

IGES White Paper

Greening Integration in Asia: How Regional Integration Can Benefit People and the Environment
July 2015
IGES Climate
17 May 2016 Feature page on UNFCCC SB44 now open!

IGES Discussion Paper

Operationalizing the Paris Agreement Article 6 through the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) - Key Issues for Linking Market Mechanisms and the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs)
Amellina Aryanie, Koakutsu Kazuhisa, Rocamora Alexis R. and Umemiya Chisa, IGES
May 2016
This report aims to inform the current progress and lessons from the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) and how they will contribute to the efforts in climate mitigation, especially for the Post-2020 to achieve the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in the context of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement.

IGES Working Paper

Can we expect a transformative shift in international capacity building after Paris? Observations from Party submissions
Chisa Umemiya, IGES and Michael Gillenwater, Greenhouse Gas Management Institute
May 2016
To implement the Paris Agreement, a transformative change in international capacity building is required. Based on Party submissions after Paris, the paper warns of the possibility that future capacity building could be a continuation of past approaches, thereby fail to achieve the scale necessary for implementation of the Agreement.

IGES Working Paper

Quantitative Assessment of Certified Emission Reductions from Non-additional CDM projects
Akihisa Kuriyama and Kazuhisa Koakutsu, IGES
April 2016
By the end of December 2015, 1,642 MtCO2 of certified emission reductions (CERs) had been issued. This paper estimates the amount of issued CERs form the clean development mechanism (CDM) projects that have concern of non-additionality by developing three evaluation criteria based on existing literature.
April 2016 Coalition on Paris Agreement Capacity Building

IGES Working Paper

Can Japan Improve On Its INDC-Based Target For CO2 Intensity In The Electricity Sector? Estimation Of Renewable Electricity And Nuclear Power In 2030
Takako Wakiyama and Akihisa Kuriyama, IGES
December 2015 
This IGES-Open Climate Network (OCN) paper discusses the CO2 intensity of Japan’s electricity sector in 2030 by assessing the potential of nuclear power and renewable energy.

IGES Policy Report

The Paris Climate Agreement and Beyond:
Linking Short-term Climate Actions to Long-term Goals

November 2015

IGES Data and Tools

SDG11 Data in Japan and the Philippines
November 2015

IGES Discussion Paper

Aligning Interests around Mitigating Short Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCP) in Asia:
A Stepwise Approach

November 2015

IGES Policy Report

Achieving The SDGs: From Agenda To Action
July 2015

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