UNFCCC-COP25 Side Event

How the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) could address the achievement of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

10 December 2019, 11:45 - 13:15

This side event will discuss how JCM partner countries can achieve their NDCs through JCM implementation. This event also will discuss how the JCM can contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are closely related to the environment, society and economy. During this side event, the Ministry of the Environment, Japan and officials from two partner countries will report on the current progress. Moreover, an IGES researcher will introduce examples of contributions to SDGs through JCM projects.

Speakers (Tentative):
-    Prof. Kazuhiko Takeuchi, President, IGES
-    Ms. Maiko Uga, Section Chief, Office of Market Mechanism, Global Environment Bureau, Ministry of the Environment Japan (MOEJ)
-    Dr. Kentaro Tamura, Programme Director, Climate and Energy Area, IGES
-    Mr. Sum Thy, Director, Department of Climate Change, General Secretariat of the National Council for Sustainable Development Cambodia 
-    Ms. Dilruba Akter, Assistant Director, Department of Environment Bangladesh
-    Mr. V.K. Duggal, Principal Climate Change Specialist/Fund Manager, Future Carbon Fund, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, Asian Development Bank
-    Mr. Tomohiko Hattori, Researcher, Climate and Energy Area, IGES

Event Details

10 December 2019, 11:45 - 13:15

COP25 Japan Pavilion