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IGES webinar on VLR

From Reporting to Action: How “Voluntary Local Review” can amplify local sustainability?

In 2018 four pioneer local governments—Kitakyushu, New York, Toyama, and Shimokawa—presented their Voluntary Local Review (VLR) of progress towards achieving the 2030 Agenda. Ever since, the VLR movement has grown, with an increasing number of...
Past Event
Seminar on the Joint Crediting Mechanism

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

In October 2020, the Japanese government announced its aim for the "realization of a carbon-neutral and decarbonised society by 2050". In order to accomplish this goal, the seminar provides opportunities for private companies that are interested...
Past Event

Training for "Creating Sustainable, Zero-Carbon Societies through City-to-City Collaboration"

From 7 to 10 December, the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) organized the training program "Creating Sustainable, Zero-Carbon Societies through City-to-City Collaboration". This...
Past Event
HLPF Related Webinar

Report on the United Nations High-Level Political Forum 2020: Japan's Role in Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic and Achievement of the SDGs

The United Nations has designated the 2020s as the "decade of action to deliver the SDGs by 2030", and calls on all countries and stakeholders to take accelerated actions toward achieving the SDGs. However, at the start of this important decade...
Past Event
10th World Urban Forum

VLRs Cities and Regions Networking & Match-making Event

Localization of SDGs needs to go beyond adapting global goals to the local level. Commitment and political will, as well as co-creation of solutions with communities to urgently address global challenges and objectives, requires serious effort...
Past Event

Workshop for Facilitating City-to-City Collaboration Toward Zero-Carbon Society (Yokkaichi City, February 2020)

On 3 to 5 February 2020, the “Workshop for Facilitating City-to-City Collaboration Toward Zero-Carbon Society”, organised by the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), was held in...