Seminar on the Joint Crediting Mechanism

- Recent Developments in Article 6 of the Paris Agreement towards Carbon Neutral -

16 February 2021, 16:00-18:15 (JST)

In October 2020, the Japanese government announced its aim for the "realization of a carbon-neutral and decarbonized society by 2050". In order to accomplish this goal, the seminar provides opportunities for private companies that are interested in the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) to share insights on recent global movements in carbon markets and Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, as well as practical cases, on the ground in partner countries such as Thailand, Bangladesh and Kenya. 

* JCM partner countries (as of January, 2021) : Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives, Vietnam, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Palau, Cambodia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Chile, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines (17 countries)

Event Details

Date
16 February 2021, 16:00-18:15 (JST)
Venue

Online (Zoom)

Languages
Japanese / English (Simultaneous interpretation) *Presentation materials are available only in English.
(Simultaneous interpretation)
Contact

IGES Climate and Energy Area
E-mail: [email protected]

Presentation Materials

16:00-16:05 Opening Remarks Ministry of the Environment Japan  
16:05-16:20   “Domestic and international trends on climate change and the latest status on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement”
Kazuhisa KOAKUTSU, Director for International Negotiations, Office of Market Mechanism, Ministry of the Environment Japan
PDF (2.8MB)
Video
16:20-17:20   “Global trends in actions based on Article 6 of the Paris Agreement”
Moderator: Kentaro TAKAHASHI, Programme manager, Climate and Energy Area, IGES
 
1) Recent developments and movements worldwide
Axel Michaelowa, Senior Founding Partner, Perspectives climate group
PDF (396KB)
Video
2) KliK Foundation Programmes
Michael Brennwald, Director Carbon Procurement, Foundation for Climate Protection and Carbon Offset (KliK)
PDF (265KB)
Video
3) Article 6 cooperation activities in a JCM partner county (cases in Chile) 
Juan Pedro Searle, Head of climate change unit, Ministry of Energy, Chile  
PDF (2.7MB)
Video
Questions and Answers  
17:20-18:10   “The role of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement in the implementation of NDC and expectations for JCM”
Moderator: Kentaro TAKAHASHI, Programme manager, Climate and Energy Area, IGES
 
1) World Bank Initiatives focusing on Capacity Building
Chandra Shekhar Sinha, Advisor, Climate change group, World Bank.
PDF (547KB)
Video
2) Sharing of NDC updates and JCM activities
Paweena Panichayapichet, Manager, Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (TGO)
PDF (1.1MB)
Video
Mirza Shawkat Ali, Director (Climate Change and International Convention),  Department of Environment under the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Bangladesh PDF (1.0MB)
Video
Ressa Kombi, Climate Change Officer, Ministry of Environment & Forestry, Kenya PDF (570KB)
Video
Questions and Answers  
18:10-18:15 Closing Remarks Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)  

*Presentation materials of Mr. Juan Pedro Searle of Chile and Mr. Mirza Shawkat of Bangladesh have been updated after webinar ended.