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International Symposium

Japan‘s Contribution to the 7th Assessment Cycle of IPCC and Collaboration with IIASA on “Climate Change and Cities”

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will produce the 7th Assessment Report (AR7), scheduled for 2023-2028. Within this process, it has been decided to prepare a special report on 'Climate Change and Cities' in response to the growing
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Seminar on City-to-City Collaboration for Zero Carbon Society

Cities currently account for 70% of global greenhouse gases and energy consumption. In order to achieve a carbon neutral society, cities must accelerate the transition to a decarbonised society that is suited to the characteristics of each city, and
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COP28 Japan Pavilion Side Event

Triggering an upward spiral towards decarbonization with subnational leaders - from the G7 Roundtable on Subnational Climate Actions

Cities account for approximately 70% of global GHG emissions, and subnational governments are at the forefront of making global efforts to address climate change as well as of adapting to its impacts. The latest IPCC report stated that government...
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COP28 Japan Pavilion Side Event

IIASA-JAPAN Joint Project on Cities

Ministry of the Environment has contributed to IIASA in the past and has conducted joint research on environmental issues. This year, the IPCC just started its 7th assessment cycle and is scheduled to prepare and publish a "Special Report on Cities a
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Project Activity

Training and Capacity Building for Community Working Groups on Disaster Management in Prik Sub-district, Songkhla Province of Thailand

On 20 November 2023, Prik Municipality organised training for working groups on disaster management for all 7 communities. The training was conducted in collaboration with the Provincial Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Center (Songkhla) using...
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High-Level Talks

Towards Smart, Zero Carbon and Climate-Resilient Cities in Malaysia and Japan

The mayors of Malaysia’s major cities gathered at the IGES Tokyo Sustainability Forum in Tokyo to share the latest news on climate sustainability. They described their initiatives to realise smart, zero-carbon, and climate-resilient cities, and
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ASEAN SDGs-Frontrunner Cities Programme Phase 2

Upcycling Workshop in Redang Island, Malaysia

On 16 September 2023, approximately 40 residents of the Kampung Baru village community in Malaysia’s Redang Island joined a half-day workshop to learn new skills for upcycling discarded plastic, with support and funding from the ASEAN SDGS...