List of Events by Area

Climate and Energy

»Market Mechanisms Activity List
Date Activity Venue
15 November 2016
UNFCCC COP22 Official Side Event:
Carbon Markets and Carbon Pricing in Asia
Marrakech, Morocco
5-7 September 2016 ASIA PACIFIC CARBON FORUM 2016 (IETA Website) Republic of Korea
30-31 August 2016 2016 Japan-India Policy Research Workshop New Delhi, INDIA
30 June 2016 British Embassy Tokyo Seminar
Aligning business to a low‐carbon world: Leadership, strategy and change
Tokyo
23 June 2016 2016 Japan-China Policy Research Workshop Beijing, China
22 June 2016 Workshop on Guidelines and Procedures of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
24 May 2016 UNFCCC SB44 Side Event
Asia’s ambition for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs): Key Elements and Actions towards the Implementation of the Paris Agreement
Bonn, Germany
18 May 2016 UNFCCC SB44 Side Event
The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): Achievements and current progress of projects implementation
Bonn, Germany
April 2016 Coalition on Paris Agreement Capacity Building  
7 December 2015
UNFCCC COP21 Official Side Event:
East Asia Low Carbon Growth Dialogue
Paris, France
4 June 2015 UNFCCC SB42 Side Event
Enhancing ambition for Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)
Bonn, Germany
2 March 2015 Bangkok Regional Workshop on Low Carbon Technology Transfer and Diffusion Bangkok, Thailand
6-7 January 2015
The IGES-TERI Policy Research Workshop
Policy Research Workshop on The road to Paris: Readiness of key countries for COP21 and beyond
New Delhi, India
5 December 2014
UNFCCC COP20 Official Side Event:
The role of domestic policies in mobilising climate finance
Lima Peru
7 October 2014 Report Seminar of DDPP(Deeply Decarbonization Pathways Project):
Possibility of Low Carbon Society
*NIES Website
Tokyo
2 September 2014 IGES-ERI Policy Research Workshop
On the road to Paris: The readiness of key countries for COP 21 and beyond
Beijing, China
6 June 2014 UNFCCC SB40 Side Event
Promoting actions for drastic mitigation toward 2020 and beyond from Asia
Bonn, Germany
18 December 2013 Japan-India Technology Cooperation towards Low Carbon Development for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) New Delhi, India
16-17 December 2013 The IGES-TERI Policy Research Workshop
Shaping the Future Climate Change Regime
New Delhi, India
11 December 2013 IGES-ERI Convene Policy Research Workshop on Climate Policy Beijing, China
18 November 2013 UNFCCC COP19 Official Side Event Assessing knowledge gaps on future climate policy: - Implications from an overview across mitigation and adaptation initiatives- Warsaw Poland
16 November 2013 UNFCCC COP19 IGES EventMaking Nationally-determined Contributions Operational and More Ambitious Warsaw Poland
12 November 2013 Introduction of MOEJ’s Activity on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) - JCM Capacity Building Activity in Asia - Warsaw Poland
7 June 2013 UNFCCC SB38 Side Event Exploring Opportunities for Low Carbon Development in Asia Bonn, Germany
23 March 2013 International Symposium
Dialogue with Global Negotiators: the Future of Climate Change Regime
Tokyo
26 February, 2013 The IGES-TERI Policy Research Workshop
Future Climate Regime and Technology Transfer
New Delhi, India
18-19 Febryary 2013 Translating Co-benefits Research into Action in Asia: Science, Models, Projects, and Policies Hayama
18 February 2013 FY2012 3rd IGES Global Environmental Seminar
Beyond global warming: World trends and Japan's policies on low-carbon societies
Yokohama
26 November - 8 December 2012 United Nations Climate Change Conference UNFCCC COP18 and CMP8 Doha, Qatar
4 September 2012 Workshop on Low Carbon Development and Resilient Society in Asia: Elements for Qatar and the Future Climate Regime Bangkok, Thailand
3 June 2012 Symposium Choices facing Japan for a sustainable low-carbon society and green economy Tokyo
14 April 2012 Side Event on East Asia Low Carbon Growth Partnership Dialogue East Asia Knowledge Platform for Low Carbon Growth Tokyo
11 April - 11 July 2012 IGES-TERI-TDLC kick-off blended e-learning course
Science and Policy of Climate Change 2012
Tokyo
3 March 2012 Open Symposium Dialogue with Global Negotiators: the Future of Climate Change Regime and Environmental Issues - Towards COP18 and Rio+20 Tokyo
13-14 February 2012 International Workshop on a Co-Benefits Approach: A Dialogue between Policy Makers and Researchers Hayama
9 February 2012 Transport Sector and NAMAs: Assessing Data Readiness for MRV Manila, the Philippines
6 January 2012 IGES-ERI Policy Research Workshop on Post-Durban Climate Policy Beijing, China
November - 9 December 2011 United Nations Climate Change Conference
UNFCCC COP17 and CMP7
Durban, South Africa
1 December 2011 Low-carbon development in Asian countries Durban, South Africa
29-30 August 2011 Japan and India Pursue Dialogue on Climate Change Policy and Measures:
TERI-IGES Policy Research Workshop on International Climate Change Regime Beyond 2012
New Delhi, India
8 April - 8 June 2011 Blended Distance Learning Course on “Science and Policy of Climate Change” Opened on 8 April Tokyo
28 February 2011 IGES Open Forum
Towards Low Carbon Societies: what is needed after Cancun?
Tokyo
3 December 2010 UNFCCC Official Side Event: Jointly Organised by ADB, IGES and NIES
Shifting to Low-carbon and Climate-resilient Development in Asia and the Pacific
Cancun, Mexico
9 November 2010 Launching the Asian Co-benefits Partnership
Better Air Quality (BAQ) 2010, Singapore, 9 November 2010
Singapore
8 November 2010 IGES Pre-Event at Better Air Quality (BAQ) 2010:
Accounting for Co-benefits in Asia’s Transportation Sector:
Methods and Applications
Singapore
13 July 2010 ISAP 2010 Expert Workshop
Is Asia in a Good Position to Achieve Sustainable Low Carbon Development?
Yokohama
12 July 2010 ISAP 2010 Expert Workshop
Expert Review of Transportation Co-benefits Guidelines (TCG)
Yokohama

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Sustainable Consumption and Production

Date Activity Venue
13 December 2016 G7 Public Symposium
Resource Efficiency and a Low-Carbon Society: Identifying Opportunities and Implications
Tokyo
13-17 June 2016 First National/City Workshops for Developing National/City Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar Myanmar
22 February 2016 Workshop under the G7-Alliance on Resource Efficiency
Promoting International Cooperation for Improving Global Resource Efficiency
Yokohama
18 November 2015 Kick-off Symposium on “Reducing GHG through Water Smart Lifestyle in Da Nang, Vietnam” Da Nang, Vietnam
25 February 2014 IGES' contribution to the Fifth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific Srabaya, Indonesia
3 February 2014 Information Sharing and Communication for Recovery in Fukushima - A Human Security Approach - Fukushima
18-20 March 2013 The 4th Regional 3R Forum in Asia Hanoi, Viet Nam
25 February 2013 Asia Resource Circulation Policy Research Workshop Tokyo 2013 Tokyo
13-14 December 2012 Asia Resource Circulation Policy Research Workshop Bangkok 2012 Patumwan, Bangkok
6 November 2012 Green Economy and Resource Efficiency
- Scientific Knowledge of UNEP International Resource Panel and the latest trends of Resource Efficiency Policy -
Tokyo
5 October 2012 "Building a Sustainable Planet- Future Population and Resources" Tokyo
7 July 2012 "Expert Workshop on Possible Introduction of Recycling Certification in Asia" Hanoi, Viet Nam
April 2012 The Global Outlook on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) Policies -
10 February 2012 “How to Establish Sound Material Cycle Society and Green Economy in Developing Asia?” Tokyo
31 January 2012 European Parliament Workshop on Resource Efficiency Brussels, Belgium
11 November 2011 Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Policy in Developing Asia: Overcoming Challenges to Policy Design and Implementation Yogyakarta, Indonesia
5-7 October 2011 The 3rd Regional 3R Forum in Asia Singapore
October 4 2011 Typology of Informal Recycling and Possible Intervention Singapore
September 12-13 2011 The 4th Workshop of “Asia Resource Circulation Policy Research” Bangkok
2-13 May 2011 Participation at UN CSD 19 session New York, USA
16-18 March 2011 IGES co-chaired an international workshop on Chemicals in Products Geneva, Switzerland
14-15 March 2011 Partnering for responsible living Istanbul, Turkey
28 February - 4 March 2011 Contribution to the CSD19 process New York
2-3 December 2010 The Tripartite Green Economy Policy Seminar Beijing, China
1-3 November 2010 The Earth Charter as an ethical framework for a sustainable world Ahmadabad, India
7-8, October 2010 The Joint Workshop of “Asia Resource Circulation Policy Research” and “ERIA 3R Policy Working Group” Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
28-29 July, 2010 Regional Workshop of the Greater Mekong Sub-region to share the lessons learnt from the Viet Nam experience on the National Strategy of Integrated Solid waste Management/ 3R Hai Phong, Viet Nam
11 June 2010 SCP Policies and National Strategies
Report on an IGES-UNEP joint roundtable session at the 9th Asia Pacific Roundtable on SCP
Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services

Date Activity Venue
9–10 November 2015 International Advisory Board Workshop
"Assessing the Impact of Satellite Earth Observation on Society and Policy"
Tokyo
9 November 2015 International Seminar
"Innovative Earth Observation for Society and Policy"
Tokyo
30 July 2015 International Seminar
"Empowerment is key to poverty eradication and human dignity: Lessons and perspectives from the ENRICH program in Bangladesh"
Yokohama
21 October 2014 IGES REDD+ Seminar
2014 Bridging local perspectives and global environmental agendas in forest management
Tokyo
4-5 July 2014 Expert meeting "Evidence for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Effectiveness of Insurance: Challenges and Opportunities" Bangi, Malaysia
14 February 2014 Climate Change Symposium "Latest Scientific Knowledge on Climate Change and Comprehensive Countermeasures -towards the IPCC Yokohama Session- " Yokohama
6-7 February 2014 REDD Research and Development Center
Seminar "REDD+ Implementation and Sustainable Forest Management"
Tokyo
4-5 December 2013 Open Seminar
REDD+ Safeguards - Fundamental not an add-on -  (link to Japanese page)
Tokyo
3 December 2013 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Symposium 
What Is Happening On Global Warming
-Recent Scientific Knowledge of IPCC and Contribution from Japan-
Yokohama
22-26 July 2013 Workshop on Participatory Action Research for Community-Based Natural Resource Management in Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam
16 May 2013 2nd Asia Pacific Water Summit
TECHNICAL SESSION IWRM 2: Groundwater in IWRM - options and lessons
Chiang Mai, Thailand
18-20 March 2013 Mainstreaming climate change adaptation critical to national survival:
3rd Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum
Incheon, Korea
13-15 March 2013 Regional Water Knowledge Hub for Groundwater Management
IGES attended Asia Water Week 2013
Manila, the Philippines
3-7 December 2012 Regional Water Knowledge Hub for Groundwater Management
Comparative Research of Groundwater Management in the Coastal Areas in Southeast Asia
Delft, The Netherlands
26 July 2012 IGES, InM and BIISS agree on collaboration to promote research on poverty alleviation, resilience and climate change adaptation Bangladesh
23 March 2012 FY2011 3rd IGES Global Environmental Seminar: Building Sustainable and Resilient Local Communities - Actions in Asia and Support for Reconstruction of East Japan Yokohama, Japan
12-13 March 2012 The 2nd Adaptation Forum
"Mainstreaming Adaptation into Development: ADAPTATION in ACTION"
Bangkok, Thailand
10 November 2011 REDD+ in Pacific Island Countries Partner Event for the Asia Pacific Forestry Week, 7-11 November, Beijing Beijing, China
8-9 November 2011 Workshop on MRV (Monitoring, Reporting, Verification) of Carbon Stock Changes and the Role of Communities Jambi, Indonesia
1-4 November 2011 IGES participated in the Myanmar First Green Economy and Green Growth Forum and Conference Nay Pyi Taw and Yangon, Myanmar
27 July 2011 Planning for Relief Aid and Reconstruction using Community-based Approaches Yokohama
31 January 2011 Training Needs Assessment Meeting Bangkok, Thailand
2-3 June 2011 Regional Water Knowledge Hub for Groundwater Management
LAUNCH MEETING: Bringing a Groundwater Agenda to the Surface
Bangkok, Thailand
1 June 2011 Regional Water Knowledge Hub for Groundwater Management
Pre-Launch Workshop : Groundwater - its myths and reality -
Bangkok, Thailand
12-13 July, 2010 Regional Water Knowledge Hub for Groundwater Management
Planning Meeting on the Regional Water KnowledgeHub for Groundwater Management of Asia-Pacific Water Forum (APWF)
Yokohama
22 October 2010 Asia Pacific Adaptation Network Bangkok, Thailand
21-22 October 2010 Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2010
“Mainstreaming Adaptation into Development Planning”
Bangkok, Thailand
18-29 October 2010 The 10th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP10) to the Convention on Biological Diversity Nagoya
29 September 2010 Side-event to the MCED6: Integration of Climate Change Adaptation into Sustainable Development in Central Asia Republic of Kazakhstan
27 August 2010 Symposium on TEEB and Green Economy
- Biodiversity, and New Economic and Business Paradigm -
Nagoya
13 July 2010 ISAP 2010 Expert Workshop
Adaptation in Agriculture and Water Sectors in Japan and its Relevance for Developing Countries in the Asia Pacific
Yokohama
12 July 2010 ISAP 2010 Expert Workshop
Engagement of Japanese Organisations in REDD+: Progress, Plans and Opportunities Workshop
Yokohama
March 2010 IGES-RECOFTC-INA capacity building workshops on REDD Viet Nam and Indonesia
28-29 October 2009 Workshops on “Customs Collaboration to Combat the Trade in Illegal Timber” Bangkok, Thailand

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Green Economy

Date Activity Venue
5-9 September 2016 IGES participated in the Global Green Growth Week 2016 and the 4th Green Growth Knowledge Platform Annual Conference, 5-9 September 2016
Jeju Island, Republic of Korea
10-12 February 2015 ITRI, UK DECC and IGES co-organise the International Conference on 2050 Calculator Taipei, Taiwan
10 December 2014 IGES holds day-long meeting with Millennium Institute Hayama
14 May 2014 International Workshop
Measuring Progress on “Greening” the Economy: Policies and Practices
Switzerland
12 May 2014 Workshop
Trial workshop of the Japan 2050 Low Carbon Navigator
Tokyo
20 February 2014 Experts review meeting
The preliminary results of the Japan 2050 Pathways Calculator developed by IGES and NIES
Tokyo
17 May 2013 Side Event on East Asia Low Carbon Growth Partnership Dialogue
East Asia Knowledge Platform for Low Carbon Growth
Tokyo
7-10 May 2013 IGES and DECC organise the Japan 2050 Calculator Training Programme Tokyo
13 January 2012 Sustainable Resource Use: Issues and Policies with Special Reference to Asia Tokyo
18 April 2011 UNU-IAS Seminar Series on Renewable Energy as Substitute to Nuclear Energy Supply Yokohama
2-3 December 2010 The Tripartite Green Economy Policy Seminar Beijing, China
25-26 November 2010 Network of Institutions for Sustainable Development 2010 Conference on “Green Growth and Green Economy” Seoul, Korea
18-29 October 2010 Contributions to the CBD-COP10 TEEB Side Events Nagoya

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Integrated Policies for Sustainable Societies

Date Activity Venue
16 April 2016 SDSN Japan Special Symposium
Mainstreaming Sustainable Development: Toward the 2016 G7 Summit and Beyond
Tokyo
19-21 November 2014 Side events at Better Air Quality conference, BAQ 2014 Colombo,
Sri Lanka
11-15 September 2014 The Balaton Group discusses Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) Hungary
17 January 2014 The Environment Research and Technology Development Fund S-11 / Beyond MDGs Japan Symposium Post-2015 Development Agenda Tokyo
19 November 2013 UNFCCC COP19 Side Event
Mitigating Short-lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs) in Asia: Challenges and Opportunities
Warsaw, Poland
29 September - 4 October 2013 Participation in the 16th IUAPPA World Clean Air Congress Cape Town, South Africa
31 January 2013 Post-2015Development Agenda/SDGs Tokyo
5-7 December 2012 Advocating a Stronger Framework for International Cooperation on Air Quality Management Hong Kong, China
27 - 29 September 2011 Hakone Vision Factory on Institutional Framework for Sustainable Development Rio+20 Hakone, Kanagawa
25 July 2011 Expert Workshop on Strengthening Environmental and Sustainable Development Governance: Asia-Pacific Perspectives Yokohama
28-29 April 2011 IGES’ Contributions to the TEMM13 Process Busan, the Republic of Korea
14-15 March 2011 IGES supports PERL’s International Conference on Responsible Living and organises a Northeast Asian session Maltepe University, Istanbul
9 November 2010 IGES made a presentation at BAQ 2010 on "Strengthening International Cooperation on Regional Air Pollution Management in East Asia" Singapore
May 2010 IGES’ Contributions to the TEMM 12 Process Hokkaido

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Business and Environment(Kansai Research Centre)

Date Activity Venue
8-12 February 2016 Training Programme to Support Renewable Energy Development in Asia-Pacific Island Nations Tokyo
3-5 February 2016 The Follow-up Study Tour on Low-Carbon Technologies Diffusion with the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) Tokyo, Yokohama, Hayama
6-7 July 2015 Seminar on Low Carbon Technologies at the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) Hungary
4 March 2014 FY2013 APN/IGES/Hyogo Symposium
"Application of Low Carbon Technology for Sustainable Development in emerging countries"
Kobe, Japan
1-8 December 2013 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Second training session related to induction furnace technology was conducted
India
1-8 December 2013 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Follow-up investigations and on-site training on compressed air system were carried out
India
16-19 October 2013 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Follow-up investigations and on-site training on GHP systems were carried out
India
29 September - 12 and 15 October 2013 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Final Evaluation & 4th JCC meeting were held
India
28 June 2013 First of its kind in India: Electric Heat Pump (EHP) system at Milk Plant, Chandigarh India
9-16 June 2013 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Field research related to compressed air system technology was conducted
India
17-23 May 2013 and 14-22 June 2013 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Follow-up investigations on GHP systems were carried out
India
25-29 March 2013 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Field research before EHP installation was conducted from 17 to 24 March 2013
India
17-24 March 2013 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
A training session related to induction furnace technology was conducted in Japan from 25 to 29 March 2013
India
8-27 February 2013 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
GHP systems were installed and operation started (8 to 27 February 2013)
India
19 December 2012 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
A workshop was held in India on 19 December 2012
Kolhapur, India
15-23 December 2012 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Field research was conducted in India from 15 to 23 December 2012
India
Oct. - Dec. 2012 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Start of baseline measurement for the application of EHP system (Oct. - Dec. 2012)
India
4 October 2012 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
The third Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC)
Delhi, India
- Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Start of baseline measurement for the application of GHP system
India
August 2012 Sites to apply GHP system for pilot project have been decided in August 2012 India
3 - 14 April 2012 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Detailed study was conducted in India from 3 to 14 April 2012
India
28 March 2012 The Eighth General Meeting was held on 28 March 2012 Hyogo
19 and 22 January 2012 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Workshops were held in India on 19 and 22 January 2012.
Chandigarh and Rajkot, India
18 to 26 January 2012 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Field research was conducted in India from 18 to 26 January 2012.
India
15 and 22 December 2011 Workshops were held in India on 15 and 22 December 2011. Delhi, India
14-24 December 2011 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Field research was conducted in India from 14 to 24 December 2011
India
11 November 2011 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
The Second Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) was held
Delhi, India
8 November 2011 Household Winter Energy Saving: Introducing Measures based on Comfort Kobe
15 September 2011 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
The Seventh General Meeting was held on 15 September 2011
Hyogo
6 July 2011 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
A workshop was held in India on 6 July 2011
India
5-14 July 2011 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Field research was conducted in India from 5 to 14 July, 2011
India
24 April - 4 May 2011 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Field research was conducted in India from 24 April to 4 May 2011
India
7 March 2011 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technology for Sustainable Development
IGES Kansai Research Centre International Symposium 2010
Kobe
26 January 2011 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
The sixth General Meeting was held on 26 January 2011
Hyogo
20 December 2010 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
The first Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) was held
Delhi, India
5 November 2010 IGES Kansai Research Centre / Kobe University / EUIJ Kansai
International Symposium 2010
"Role of Corporate Environmental Information Disclosure to Promote Sustainable Production"
Kobe
16 November to 25 November 2010 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
Field research was conducted in India from 16 November to 25 November 2010
India
5 October 2010 Research Partnership for the Application of Low Carbon Technoligy for Sustainable Development
The fifth General Meeting was held on 5 October 2010
Kobe

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Sustainable Cities(Kitakyushu Urban Centre)

Date Activity Venue
13-17 June 2016 First National/City Workshops for Developing the National/City Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar Myanmar
17 May 2016 CCAC MSWI Awareness Raising Workshop for Japanese Cities and Organisations Tokyo
15–20 November 2015 City exchange between Cebu, Philippines and Kitakyushu, Japan under the CCAC-MSWI Kitakyushu
9-10 February 2015

6th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
6 February 2015

The 4th Green Economy Green Growth, GEGG Myanmar Forum
IGES and Kitakyushu City hosted Panel Discussion on “Mandalay – Kitakyushu City to City Cooperation Towards an Eco Model City of ASEAN” in collaboration with MCDC
Mandalay City, Myanmar
9 December 2014 UNFCCC COP20 Japan Pavilion Event
Low-Carbon Project Development in Surabaya City, Indonesia, using JCM through City-to-City Cooperation with Kitakyushu City, Japan
Rima, Peru
28 February - 1 March 2014 5th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Surabaya, Indonesia
20 November 2013 Interim Meeting for the Project on Low-Carbon City Planning in Surabaya, Indonesia Surabaya, Indonesia
16 November 2013 COP19 IGES Co-Organised Event
Environmentally Sustainable Cities (ESC) Model Cities Programme in ASEAN
Warsaw, Poland
16 November 2013 COP19 IGES Co-Organised Event
Low-Carbon City Planning in Surabaya, Indonesia, Supported by Kitakyushu, Japan
Warsaw, Poland
18 October 2013 Towards a Green Growth Accelerating More:
"OECD Green Cities Programme Commemorative Meeting for the Kitakyushu Report Publication"
Kitakyushu
24 July 2013 ISAP 2013 KUC Session
Potential of City-to-City Cooperation for Low-Carbon Development in Asia: A Case study of the Cooperation between Surabaya City and Kitakyushu City
Yokohama
10 July 2013 Low-Carbon and Environmentally Sustainable City Planning Project in Surabaya, Indonesia – Inception Workshop Surabaya, Indonesia
17 June - 5 July 2013 The Capacity Development for NAMA/MRV Kitakyushu
7-9 June 2013 Collaboration with University Students on the International Conference of Design for Sustainability Sustainable Design: Share Asian Future! Kitakyushu
30 May 2013 Inception Workshop for Capacity Building on MRV in Phitsanulok Municipality Phitsanulok, Thailand
29 May 2013 Kitakyushu Environmental Future City Study Tour Kitakyushu
21-22 March 2013 4th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Hanoi, Viet Nam
26 August - 14 September 2012 JICA Training and Dialogue Programme on Management of Composting Project Kitakyushu
17 - 21 July 2012 Follow-up Seminar of KitaQ System Composting in Asia Kitakyushu
6 - 8 March 2012 3rd High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Cambodia
1-3 February 2012 International Workshop on Local Initiatives towards a Low Carbon Asia 2012
- Policy Index and International City-to-City Cooperation -
Tokyo
24 October 2011 North Kuching’s Solid Waste Management Study Tour to Kitakyushu Kitakyushu
17-19 October 2011 Managing GHG Emissions through Solid Waste Minimisation Training Course Malaysia
27 July 2011 IGES - Yokohama City University Joint Seminar on Low Carbon and Smart Cities: Part2
International Cooperation for Realising Low Carbon Cities in Asia and the Pacific
Yokohama
June 28-July 2 2011 A Networking Seminar on KitaQ System Composting in Asia Kitakyushu
15 - 16 March 2011 2nd High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Kitakyushu
14 March 2011 International Workshop on Local Initiatives towards a Low Carbon Asia Kitakyushu
27-29 October 2010 International Training Workshop for National Policy Framework on Municipal Waste Management in Indonesia Kitakyushu
15 October 2010 Follow up of the 1st High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities (HLS ESC) at the 2nd East Asia Summit Environment Ministers Meeting (EAS EMM) Brunei Darussalam
27 September 2010 Promoting Sustainable Urban Development in Asia-Pacific:
Achievements and Lessons Learned from the Kitakyushu Initiative for a Clean Environment (2000 - 2010)
Republic of Kazakhstan

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IGES Regional Centre

Climate Change Adaptation
Date Activity Venue
1-3 October 2014 Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2014 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
15-16 September 2014 USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Third Annual Forum organised in partnership with UNDP Siem Reap, Cambodia
3-4 June 2013 USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Second Annual Meeting Nadi, Fiji
18-20 March 2013 Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2013 Incheon, Republic of Korea
13-15 March 2012 USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific First Annual Forum Bangkok, Thailand
12-13 March 2012 Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2012 Bangkok, Thailand
21-22 October 2010 Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2010 Bangkok, Thailand
Enviromental Safeguards
Date Activity Venue
6–8 October 2015 Eye on Earth Summit 2015: AECEN's Involvement in Regional Innovative Approaches for Cross-Regional Cooperation in Data Sharing Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates
28-29 September 2015 First Meeting of the Regional Technical Working Group on EIA Bangkok, Thailand
24-25 September 2015 Regional Forum on Environmental Compliance in Industrial Sector Bangkok, Thailand
21-23 September 2015 Regional Conference on Next Generation Compliance in Asia Bangkok, Thailand
12-13 May 2015 Regional Workshop on Impact Assessment and the ASEAN Economic Community: A Way Forward for Regional Collaboration Hanoi, Vietnam
24-26 February 2015 International Workshop for Strengthening EIA System and its Implementation in Asia Tokyo, Japan
1-3 December 2014 Regional Workshop on EIA Policy and Practice: Safeguarding Sustainable Development Bangkok, Thailand
17 October 2014 Regional Workshop on EIA in the Greater Mekong Sub-region and ASEAN Region Bangkok, Thailand
7-9 October 2014 Second Regional Workshop on Strengthening Country Safeguard Systems: Towards Common Approaches for Better Results Manila, the Philippines
9 October 2014 Good Governance for a Better Environment Bangkok, Thailand
17–18 September 2014 Training workshop on EIA report review EIA: A case of hydro power sector with Japanese experience Vientiane, Lao PDR
28-31 August 2014 Finding Solutions To Equitable Hydropower Development Planning In The Lower Mekong Basin Chiang Rai, Thailand
5 August 2014 Training workshop on EIA report review: A case of thermal power sector with Japanese experience Sri Lanka
25-27 June 2014 Capacity Development Workshop - Twinning Partnerships on EIA: Lao PDR-Japan and Sri Lanka-Japan Yokohama, Japan
22 - 25 Apr 2014 Technical Workshop on Environmental Crime: A New Priority Area of ASEAN SeniorOfficials Meeting on Transnational Crime Bangkok, Thailand
9 January 2014 Consultation Workshop Twinning Partnership on EIA Between Lao PDR and Japan Vientiane, Lao PDR
LOCAL AND CITY INITIATIVES
Date Activity Venue
3-4 March 2016 7th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Hanoi, Viet Nam
9-10 February 2015 6th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Johor Bahru, Malaysia
28 February – 1 March 2014 5th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Surabaya, Indonesia
21-22 March 2013 4th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Hanoi, Viet Nam
6-7 March 2012 3rd High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Siem Reap, Cambodia
15-16 March 2011 2nd High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Kitakyushu City, Japan
2-4 March 2010 1st High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Jakarta, Indonesia
IGES Knowledge Café Series
Date Activity Venue
16 February 2016 7th IGES Evening Cafe: Financing Climate Change: Updates from the Green Climate Fund Bangkok, Thailand
2 December 2014 6th IGES Evening Cafe: How to Address the Needs of Women: Regional Launch of the USAID Online Sourcebook for Integrating Gender in Climate Change Adaptation Projects Bangkok, Thailand
22 Septmber 2014 5th Evening Cafe: What could Asian small-medium satellite cities learn from the Musashino Approach to Urban Governance? Bangkok, Thailand
16 December 2013 4th Evening Cafe: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Context of the post-2015 Development Agenda Bangkok, Thailand
12 March 2013 3rd IGES Evening Cafe: Knowledge Management Bangkok, Thailand
20 November 2012 2nd IGES Evening Cafe: Catching the Wave in Myanmar Bangkok, Thailand
31 August 2012 1st IGES Evening Cafe:
What happened and what comes next in the next decade after Rio+20?
Bangkok, Thailand

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Beijing Office

Date Activity Venue
18-20 May 2011 IGES made a presentation on “Japan-China Co-operation on Total Emission Control in China” at the “Sixth Regional Twinning Workshop on Integrated River Basin and Coastal Area Management (IRBCAM)” Dalian, China

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Programme Management Office (PMO) / Cross-Cutting Research

Date Activity Venue
24 February 2015 International Workshop for EIA system and its Implementation in Asia Tokyo
27 November 2014 Students from East China Normal University Visit IGES Hayama
2 September 2014 UNU Global Seminar Japan 30th Shonan Session “The UNITED NATIONS NEW CHALLENGES TO GLOBAL SECURITY” Kanagawa Session:
Global Environment and Human Security: Towards the Effective Implementation of the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Hayama
2 April 2014 Japan-OECD Symposium on the Environment
Towards a Sustainable Society in Asia
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Japan's Accession to the OECD
Yokohama
2 September 2013 Dr. David M. Malone, Rector of United Nations University, visited IGES Hayama
June 2012 The Fifth Global Environment Outlook (GEO-5) was launched at the ISAP2012 Yokohama
2-4 February 2012 IGES’ Contributions to the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS2012) New Delhi, India
28 January 2012 Shonan Village Academia “Refugees and the Environment” Hayama
19-20 October 2011 Input for regional preparatory process on Rio+20: Brief report of ISAP2011 and key messages towards Asia and the Pacific Seoul, the Republic of Korea
1-2 Semptember 2011 Input for sub-regional preparatory process on Rio+20: brief report of ISAP2011and key messages towards North East Asia Seoul, the Republic of Korea
31 May 2011 Mr. Ian Johnson, Secretary-General, The Club of Rome “Real Values and their role in promoting the new economics of Growth and Real Wealth: Sustainability under Scrutiny” Tokyo
International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP)
Date Activity Venue
12-13 July 2016 The eighth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2016) Yokohama
28-29 July 2015 The Seventh International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2015) Yokohama
23-24 July 2014 The Sixth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2014) Yokohama
23-24 July 2013 The Fifth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2013) Yokohama
24-25 July 2012 The Fourth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2012) Yokohama
26-27 July 2011 The Third International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2011) Yokohama
12-13 July 2010 The Second International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2010) Yokohama
Education and Learning for Sustainability
Date Activity Venue
10-12 November 2014 IGES Activities at the UNESCO World Conference on ESD 2014 Nagoya, Aichi
5-6 December 2010 East Asia Workshop on Education for Sustainable Consumption and Promoting Sustainable Lifestyles in China, Japan and Republic of Korea Beijing, China
City Task Force
Date Activity Venue
27 October 2016 Bandung Eco-Driving Training 2016
Translating policy recommendations with practical
Bandung, Indonesia
28 July 2016 Kick-Off Workshop Co-Benefit Study in Transportation Sector for Semarang City Semarang, Indonesia
15 May 2016 G7 Toyama Environment Ministers’ Meeting Parallel Session
The Role of Cities
Toyama, Japan

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IGES Networks

IPCC TFI Technical Support Unit(TSU)  
Date Activity Venue
28 January 2016 IPCC Open Symposium
Science and policy to cope with climate change and the importance of GHG inventory to assess mitigation progress
Kobe
16 March 2015 IPCC Open Symposium
New scientific findings on climate change and the importance of GHG inventory to assess mitigation progress
Naha, Okinawa
10 December 2013 IPCC Open Symposium
New scientific findings on climate change and the importance of GHG inventory to assess mitigation progress
Sapporo, Hokkaido
22 August 2011 IPCC Open Meeting
Estimation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions - A Basis of Climate Actions
Yokohama
IPBES Technical Support Unit for the Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment (TSU-AP)
JBF-IPBES Capacity Building Project
Date Activity Venue
14 November 2016 Ecosystem Scenarios & Models From Local to National Scales:
Contributions to IPBES Regional & Global Assessments
Tokyo
The Japan Committee for IIASA
Date Activity Venue
23 February 2016 International Workshop
The Atmospheric Pollution, Climate Change Nexus in Asia: Implications for a New Development Agenda
Hayama
10-11 March 2015 International Workshop
Bridging Atmospheric Science and Policy in Asia : Identifying Areas for Collaborative Research
Tokyo
13 October 2014 IIASA Seminar
Exploring Future Collaboration with the Japanese Research Community
Tokyo
6-7 March 2014 International Workshop
Toward an Integrated Approach to Co-benefits in Asia:Building Bridges and Making Connections
Yokohama

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