List of Events by Area

Climate and Energy

»Market Mechanisms Activity List
Date Activity Venue
12-13 September 2017 International Research Network For Low-Carbon Societies 9th Conference
Clean Growth and Innovation in a Changing World
Coventry, UK
6-7 September 2017 2017 Japan-China Policy Research Workshop Beijing, CHINA
22 Augsut 2017 JCM workshop Bangkok, Thai
11 May 2017 UNFCCC SB46 Side Event:
Mitigation Action through Article 6 of the Paris Agreement
Bonn, Germany
3-7 March 2017 Second Series of Expert Meetings under the France-Japan Collaboration on Long-term Low Carbon Strategies Paris, France
9 December 2016 First Annual Meeting under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between France and Japan Tokyo
23 November 2016 First series of meetings held in Paris as part of the collaboration between Japan and France on long-term climate strategies Paris, France
15 November 2016
UNFCCC COP22 Official Side Event:
Carbon Markets and Carbon Pricing in Asia
Marrakech, Morocco
5-7 September 2016 ASIA PACIFIC CARBON FORUM 2016 (IETA Website) Republic of Korea
30-31 August 2016 2016 Japan-India Policy Research Workshop New Delhi, INDIA
30 June 2016 British Embassy Tokyo Seminar
Aligning business to a low‐carbon world: Leadership, strategy and change
Tokyo
23 June 2016 2016 Japan-China Policy Research Workshop Beijing, China
22 June 2016 Workshop on Guidelines and Procedures of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
24 May 2016 UNFCCC SB44 Side Event
Asia’s ambition for Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs): Key Elements and Actions towards the Implementation of the Paris Agreement
Bonn, Germany
18 May 2016 UNFCCC SB44 Side Event
The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): Achievements and current progress of projects implementation
Bonn, Germany
April 2016 Coalition on Paris Agreement Capacity Building  
7 December 2015
UNFCCC COP21 Official Side Event:
East Asia Low Carbon Growth Dialogue
Paris, France
4 June 2015 UNFCCC SB42 Side Event
Enhancing ambition for Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs)
Bonn, Germany
2 March 2015 Bangkok Regional Workshop on Low Carbon Technology Transfer and Diffusion Bangkok, Thailand
6-7 January 2015
The IGES-TERI Policy Research Workshop
Policy Research Workshop on The road to Paris: Readiness of key countries for COP21 and beyond
New Delhi, India

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Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services

Date Activity Venue
15 June 2017 Seminar on Ecosystem Restoration Concessions in Indonesia Tokyo
13-14 December 2016 First regional workshop
Adapting groundwater of Asian cities to climate change: bridging the science and policy interface
Bangkok, Thailand
9–10 November 2015 International Advisory Board Workshop
"Assessing the Impact of Satellite Earth Observation on Society and Policy"
Tokyo
9 November 2015 International Seminar
"Innovative Earth Observation for Society and Policy"
Tokyo
30 July 2015 International Seminar
"Empowerment is key to poverty eradication and human dignity: Lessons and perspectives from the ENRICH program in Bangladesh"
Yokohama

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Sustainable Consumption and Production

Date Activity Venue
9 August 2017 The Final Workshop for Developing the City Waste Management Strategies and Action Plans of Mandalay Mandalay,
Myanmar
7 August 2017 The Final Workshop for Developing the National Waste Management Strategies and Action Plans of Myanmar Nay Pyi Taw,
Myanmar
18-20 July 2017 First Saafu Raajje (Clean Maldives) Seminar for Developing a Regional Waste Management Strategy and Action Plan for Zones 6 & 7 in Maldives GA Villingili,
Maldives
5-6, 8 December 2016 Second CCET National/City-level Workshops for Finalising Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar Myanmar
13 December 2016 G7 Public Symposium
Resource Efficiency and a Low-Carbon Society: Identifying Opportunities and Implications
Tokyo
13-17 June 2016 First National/City Workshops for Developing National/City Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar Myanmar
22 February 2016 Workshop under the G7-Alliance on Resource Efficiency
Promoting International Cooperation for Improving Global Resource Efficiency
Yokohama
18 November 2015 Kick-off Symposium on “Reducing GHG through Water Smart Lifestyle in Da Nang, Vietnam” Da Nang, Vietnam

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Strategic and Quantitative Analysis Centre

Date Activity Venue
5-9 September 2016 IGES participated in the Global Green Growth Week 2016 and the 4th Green Growth Knowledge Platform Annual Conference, 5-9 September 2016
Jeju Island, Republic of Korea
10-12 February 2015 ITRI, UK DECC and IGES co-organise the International Conference on 2050 Calculator Taipei, Taiwan

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Sustainability Governance Centre

Date Activity Venue
16 April 2016 SDSN Japan Special Symposium
Mainstreaming Sustainable Development: Toward the 2016 G7 Summit and Beyond
Tokyo

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Kansai Research Centre

Date Activity Venue
24 January 2017 IGES Symposium
Initiatives for the International Deployment of Japanese Low-carbon Technologies
Kobe
11-12 October 2016 The Second Seminar on Low Carbon Technologies Hungary
8-12 February 2016 Training Programme to Support Renewable Energy Development in Asia-Pacific Island Nations Tokyo
3-5 February 2016 The Follow-up Study Tour on Low-Carbon Technologies Diffusion with the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) Tokyo, Yokohama, Hayama
6-7 July 2015 Seminar on Low Carbon Technologies at the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC) Hungary

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Kitakyushu Urban Centre

Date Activity Venue
9-13 January 2017 Workshop on Waste Management through City-to-City Collaboration Kitakyushu
13-17 June 2016 First National/City Workshops for Developing the National/City Waste Management Strategies in Myanmar Myanmar
17 May 2016 CCAC MSWI Awareness Raising Workshop for Japanese Cities and Organisations Tokyo
15–20 November 2015 City exchange between Cebu, Philippines and Kitakyushu, Japan under the CCAC-MSWI Kitakyushu
9-10 February 2015 6th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
6 February 2015 The 4th Green Economy Green Growth, GEGG Myanmar Forum
IGES and Kitakyushu City hosted Panel Discussion on “Mandalay – Kitakyushu City to City Cooperation Towards an Eco Model City of ASEAN” in collaboration with MCDC
Mandalay City, Myanmar

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IGES Regional Centre

Climate Change Adaptation
Date Activity Venue
1-3 October 2014 Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2014 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
15-16 September 2014 USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Third Annual Forum organised in partnership with UNDP Siem Reap, Cambodia
3-4 June 2013 USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Second Annual Meeting Nadi, Fiji
18-20 March 2013 Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2013 Incheon, Republic of Korea
13-15 March 2012 USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific First Annual Forum Bangkok, Thailand
12-13 March 2012 Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2012 Bangkok, Thailand
21-22 October 2010 Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum 2010 Bangkok, Thailand
Enviromental Safeguards
Date Activity Venue
6–8 October 2015 Eye on Earth Summit 2015: AECEN's Involvement in Regional Innovative Approaches for Cross-Regional Cooperation in Data Sharing Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates
28-29 September 2015 First Meeting of the Regional Technical Working Group on EIA Bangkok, Thailand
24-25 September 2015 Regional Forum on Environmental Compliance in Industrial Sector Bangkok, Thailand
21-23 September 2015 Regional Conference on Next Generation Compliance in Asia Bangkok, Thailand
12-13 May 2015 Regional Workshop on Impact Assessment and the ASEAN Economic Community: A Way Forward for Regional Collaboration Hanoi, Vietnam
24-26 February 2015 International Workshop for Strengthening EIA System and its Implementation in Asia Tokyo, Japan
LOCAL AND CITY INITIATIVES
Date Activity Venue
3-4 March 2016 7th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Hanoi, Viet Nam
9-10 February 2015 6th High Level Seminar on Environmentally Sustainable Cities Johor Bahru, Malaysia
IGES Knowledge Café Series
Date Activity Venue
16 February 2016 7th IGES Evening Cafe: Financing Climate Change: Updates from the Green Climate Fund Bangkok, Thailand
2 December 2014 6th IGES Evening Cafe: How to Address the Needs of Women: Regional Launch of the USAID Online Sourcebook for Integrating Gender in Climate Change Adaptation Projects Bangkok, Thailand
22 Septmber 2014 5th Evening Cafe: What could Asian small-medium satellite cities learn from the Musashino Approach to Urban Governance? Bangkok, Thailand
16 December 2013 4th Evening Cafe: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Context of the post-2015 Development Agenda Bangkok, Thailand
12 March 2013 3rd IGES Evening Cafe: Knowledge Management Bangkok, Thailand
20 November 2012 2nd IGES Evening Cafe: Catching the Wave in Myanmar Bangkok, Thailand
31 August 2012 1st IGES Evening Cafe:
What happened and what comes next in the next decade after Rio+20?
Bangkok, Thailand

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Beijing Office

Date Activity Venue
18-20 May 2011 IGES made a presentation on "Japan-China Co-operation on Total Emission Control in China" at the "Sixth Regional Twinning Workshop on Integrated River Basin and Coastal Area Management (IRBCAM)" Dalian, China

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Strategic Management Office

Date Activity Venue
24 February 2015 International Workshop for EIA system and its Implementation in Asia Tokyo
International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP)
Date Activity Venue
25-26 July 2017 The ninth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2017) Yokohama
12-13 July 2016 The eighth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2016) Yokohama
28-29 July 2015 The Seventh International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2015) Yokohama
23-24 July 2014 The Sixth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2014) Yokohama
23-24 July 2013 The Fifth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2013) Yokohama
24-25 July 2012 The Fourth International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2012) Yokohama
26-27 July 2011 The Third International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2011) Yokohama
12-13 July 2010 The Second International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific (ISAP 2010) Yokohama
Education and Learning for Sustainability
Date Activity Venue
10-12 November 2014 IGES Activities at the UNESCO World Conference on ESD 2014 Nagoya, Aichi
5-6 December 2010 East Asia Workshop on Education for Sustainable Consumption and Promoting Sustainable Lifestyles in China, Japan and Republic of Korea Beijing, China
City Task Force
Date Activity Venue
27 October 2016 Bandung Eco-Driving Training 2016
Translating policy recommendations with practical
Bandung, Indonesia
28 July 2016 Kick-Off Workshop Co-Benefit Study in Transportation Sector for Semarang City Semarang, Indonesia
15 May 2016 G7 Toyama Environment Ministers’ Meeting Parallel Session
The Role of Cities
Toyama, Japan

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IGES Networks

IPCC TFI Technical Support Unit(TSU)  
Date Activity Venue
28 January 2016 IPCC Open Symposium
Science and policy to cope with climate change and the importance of GHG inventory to assess mitigation progress
Kobe
16 March 2015 IPCC Open Symposium
New scientific findings on climate change and the importance of GHG inventory to assess mitigation progress
Naha, Okinawa
IPBES Technical Support Unit for the Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment (TSU-AP)
JBF-IPBES Capacity Building Project
Date Activity Venue
14 November 2016 Ecosystem Scenarios & Models From Local to National Scales:
Contributions to IPBES Regional & Global Assessments
Tokyo
The Japan Committee for IIASA
Date Activity Venue
31 January 2017 International symposium
IIASA and Japan ― Future prospects for closer collaboration centering around “The World in 2050 (TWI2050)” project ―
Tokyo
30 January 2017 Expert workshop
Towards further collaboration between Japanese research community and IIASA
Tokyo
23 February 2016 International Workshop
The Atmospheric Pollution, Climate Change Nexus in Asia: Implications for a New Development Agenda
Hayama
10-11 March 2015 International Workshop
Bridging Atmospheric Science and Policy in Asia : Identifying Areas for Collaborative Research
Tokyo
13 October 2014 IIASA Seminar
Exploring Future Collaboration with the Japanese Research Community
Tokyo
6-7 March 2014 International Workshop
Toward an Integrated Approach to Co-benefits in Asia:Building Bridges and Making Connections
Yokohama

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