COP26 Side Event

Development and utilization of information platforms towards climate resilient societies in Asia-Pacific Region

2 November 2021 19:30 - 21:00 (JST) / 10:30 - 12:00 (Local time)

How science can be used to inform evidence-based strategic planning andimplementation of adaptation action for a climate-resilient Asi a-Pacific region?

This seminar will explore the potential of partnerships between information platforms, organizations, institutes, and initiatives in accelerating adaptation in Asia-Pacific countries.


Event Details

2 November 2021 19:30 - 21:00 (JST) / 10:30 - 12:00 (Local time)

Japan Pavilion

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Yuji Masutomi
National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
Tel: +81-298502438
E-mail: [email protected]


Tetsuo Kuyama
Institute for Global Environmental Studies, Japan
Tel: +66-26518794
E-mail: [email protected]

Presentation Materials

Opening remarks


Mr. Yutaka Shoda Vice-Minister for Global Environmental Affairs, MOEJ (Video message)  
Speakers   Dr. Yuji Masutomi Section Head, CCCA, NIES  
Dr. Tetsuo Kuyama Director, Bangkok Regional Center, IGES  
Dr. Youichi Ishikawa Director, Center for Earth Information Science and Technology (CEIST), Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)  
Ms. Yvette Kerslake Technical Advisor, Science to Services, Pacific Climate Change Centre  
Dr. Kim van Nieuwaal Strategic advisor, Climate Adaptation Services  
Dr. Linda Anne Stevenson Head of Knowledge Management and Scientific Affairs, Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)  
Dr. Mozaharul Alam Regional Coordinator, Asia and the Pacific Office, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  
Closing remarks   Dr. Masahide Kimoto President, NIES