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[ Day 1] 28 July (Tuesday)
Time Session Title
9:30-9:55

Opening Session

  • < Welcome Remarks >
  • Hironori Hamanaka , Chair of the Board of Directors, IGES
  • < Guest Remarks >
  • Shinji Yoshikawa, Vice Governor, Kanagawa Prefectural Government
OP / Room 503
10:00-10:20

Keynote Speech

  • Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) / Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
    Presentation Material (1.3MB)
Room 503
10:25-11:40 Plenary Session 

Achieving a Better World for All by 2030:
Prospects and Perspectives on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

  • Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) / Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
  • Naoko Ishii, CEO & Chairperson, Global Environment Facility (GEF)/ International Advisor, Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Japan
  • Abdul Hamid Zakri, Science Adviser to the Prime Minister of Malaysia / Chair, Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)
  • Masayo Hasegawa, Project General Manager, Environmental Affairs Division, Toyota Motor Corporation/ Member of Engagement Committee of the Future Earth
  • Hideyuki Mori, President, IGES
  • (and others)
P-1 / Room 503
SDSN Japan Chapter Launch Ceremony (11:30-11:40)
11:40-11:50 Break
11:50-13:05 Plenary Session 

New Climate Regime at COP21: Creating a Dynamic Cycle for Ratcheting up Climate Actions

  • Thierry Dana, Ambassador of France to Japan
  • Nobuo Tanaka, Former Executive Director, The International Energy Agency (IEA) / President, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF)
  • Bindu N. Lohani, Distinguished Adjunct Faculty, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) / Special Advisor, Y-Port Center, City of Yokohama / Distinguished Fellow, IGES
  • Rae Kwon Chung, Principal Advisor on Climate Change, Executive Office of the Secretary-General, United Nations
  • Akimasa Sumi, President, National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
  • Shuzo Nishioka, Secretary General, International Research Network for Low Carbon Societies (LCS-RNet) and Low Carbon Asia Research Network (LoCARNet) / Senior Research Advisor, IGES
  • (and others)
P-2 / Room 503
13:15-14:15

Lunch Break

Video Session

Video Premiere of IGES's Forest Governance e-Learning Series



Room 501
Lunch Session

Low Carbon Technology Cooperation in Asia toward COP 21: Possibilities and Challenges

L-1 / Room 502
14:25-15:40 Plenary Session

Dialogue amongst Japan, China and Korea: Japan, China, Korea’s Roles for Climate Policy - Partnership for a New Age

  • Yoriko Kawaguchi, Professor, Meiji Institute for Global Affairs, Meiji University
  • Hoesung Lee, Vice-chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) / Professor, Korea University Graduate School of Energy and Environment
  • Kejun Jiang, Senior Researcher, Energy Research Institute
  • Hikaru Kobayashi, Project Professor, Keio University
  • Hironori Hamanaka, Chair of the Board of Directors, IGES
  • (and others)
P-3 / Room 503
15:40-15:55  Break
15:55-17:25 Parallel Session

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Asia: A Discussion on National Readiness

PL-1 / Room 503
Parallel Session

Science and International Cooperation on Climate Change: Role and Challenges of National Greenhouse Gas Inventories

PL-2 / Room 501
Parallel Session

Energy Revolution from Kanagawa

  • Takao Kashiwagi, Distinguished Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
PL-3 / Room 502
Special Session at Room 511+512
13:05-14:25
Innovative Coastal Marine Environment Governance toward Climate Change Adaptation
(LEAD-Japan API : Asia Pacific Initiative)
[ Day 2] 29 July (Wednesday)
Time Session Title
9:30-10:45 Plenary Session

Bridging Climate Change and the SDGs

  • Rintaro Tamaki, Deputy Secretary-General, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, Chair, Institute of Microfinance, Bangladesh
  • Masakazu Ichimura, Director, United Nations Centre for Alleviation of Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture (CAPSA) of ESCAP
  • Surendra Man Shrestha, Director, United Nations Environment Programme’s International Environmental Technology Centre (UNEP-IETC)
  • Peter King, Senior Policy Advisor, IGES
  • (and others)
P-4 / Room 503
10:45-11:00   Break    
11:00-12:30 Parallel Session

Aligning Policies for the Transition to a Low-carbon Economy: OECD Recommendations and Implications for Asia-Pacific Including Japan

PL-4 / Room 503
Parallel Session

Showcasing Successful Partnerships for Low Carbon Technology Transfer



PL-5 / Room 501
Parallel Session

Towards Holistic Waste Management in Asia Pacific





PL-6 / Room 502

12:45-13:45 Lunch Session

Strengthening the Interface between Atmospheric Science and Policy in Asia

L-2 / Room 503

Video Session

Videos in Forest Governance, Conservation and Biodiversity



Room 501
Lunch Session

The launch of IGES White Paper V: How Regional Integration in Asia Can Benefit People and the Environment


L-3
14:00-15:30 Parallel Session

Approaches by Asian Cities to Build Resilient Cities



PL-7 / Room 503
Parallel Session

Promoting Mitigation Actions through Measuring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) System

PL-8 / Room 501
Parallel Session

Financial Inclusion, Climate Change Adaptation and SDGs



PL-9 / Room 502
15:30-15:45  Break
15:45-17:15 Parallel Session

Role of Cities under International Framework beyond Paris COP21



PL-10 / Room 503
Parallel Session

“Satoyama” and Sustainable Development: Bridging project financing and knowledge generation


PL-11 / Room 501
Parallel Session

Facilitating Transition to SCP in Asia and the Pacific: Priorities and Opportunities



PL-12 / Room 502
17:15-17:25   Break
17:25-18:00

Closing Session

<Closing Discussion>

  • [Speakers]
  • Bindu N. Lohani, Distinguished Adjunct Faculty, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) /
    Special Advisor, Y-Port Center, City of Yokohama / Distinguished Fellow, IGES
  • Eric Zusman, Leader / Principal Policy Researcher, Integrated Policies for Sustainable Societies Area, IGES
  • Kentaro Tamura, Deputy Director, Kansai Research Centre / Leader, Climate and Energy Area, IGES
  • [Moderator]
  • Hideyuki Mori, President, IGES

<Closing Remarks>

  • Hironori Hamanaka, Chair of the Board of Directors, IGES
CL / Room 503
Special Session at Room 511+512
12:30-14:00
Innovative Coastal Marine Environment Governance toward Climate Change Adaptation
(LEAD-Japan API : Asia Pacific Initiative)

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