Side Event on East Asia Low Carbon Growth Partnership Dialogue
East Asia Knowledge Platform for Low Carbon Growth
      
On the occasion of the East Asia Low Carbon Growth Partnership Dialogue held on 15 April 2012, the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) jointly held a side-event to introduce our concept to promote “East Asia Knowledge Platform for Low Carbon Growth”, which aims to help developing countries create and implement low-carbon and resilient development strategies compatible with their development goals.
Date & Time
14 April 2012(Saturday)  13:15-15:00
Venue
U Thant Hall, United Nations University
(5-53-70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925 Japan)
Organisers
National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Presentation Materials
Background documents1.3MB
Keynote speech PPT2.4MB
Keynote speech presentation summary22KB
Side event summary41KB
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Tentative Agenda
13:15 Opening Remarks
   Mr. Shinya EJIMA, Director General, Global Environment Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
13:20 Keynote Speech
   Dr. Shuzo NISHIOKA, Secretary General, International Research Network for Low Carbon Societies (LCS-RNet) and Senior Research Advisor, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
13:35 Discussion Panel: Proposal to Establish "East Asia Knowledge Platform for Low Carbon Growth"
  [Moderator]
 Prof. Hironori HAMANAKA, Chair of the Board of Directors, IGES

[Speakers](in random order)
 Mr. Seethapathy Chander, Director General, Regional and Sustainable Development Dept, ADB
 Ms. Prasertsuk Chamornmarn, Acting Executive Director, TGO (Thailand)
 Ir, Sulistyowati M.M.,Assistant Deputy for Mitigation and Atmospheric Function Preservation,Ministry of Environment (Indonesia)
 Prof. HO Chin Siong, Professor, Universiti Technologi Malaysia
 Dr. Bundit LIMMEECHOKCHAI, Associate Professor, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University
 Dr. Junichi FUJINO, Senior Researcher, Center for Social and Environmental Systems Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies
 Mr. Hiroshi ENOMOTO, Director, Office for Climate Change, Global Environment Department, JICA

[Discussion including Questions and Answers]
14:50 Summary
   Prof. Hironori HAMANAKA, Chair of the Board of Directors, IGES
14:55 Closing Remarks
   Dr. Shinichiro OHGAKI, President, NIES
* 15:30 - 17:00:
Side event 2: “Japan's initiative on the Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism(BOCM)and other activities for developing countries ”
 
Contact:
LCS-RNet Secretariat
c/o IGES Climate Change Group
Tel: +81-46-826-9598 or 9597 (Ms. Kumagai / Ms. Wakiyama)
lcs-rnet@iges.or.jp
 

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