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  • COP19 Japan Side Event
    -HCMC-Osaka City Cooperation Project for Developing Low Carbon City- 18.11.2013


    Date and time

    11/18/2013 (Mon.) 16:30-18:00

    Location

    Poland National Stadium Japan Pavillion (Level 1, Zone D4, Room 47)

    Organizer

    Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)

    Overview

    With the cooperation of the Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE, Vietnam) and the Kansai Economic Federation, the GEC, held a side event at the Japan pavilion at the nineteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP19) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Warsaw, Poland (11/11-11/23/2013) on the 8th day (11/18 (Mon.)).

    Approximately 25 individuals participated in this side event, and the GEC provided summary explanations of Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) and introductions of the " Ho Chi Minh City-Osaka City Cooperation Project for Developing Low Carbon City" that is adopted in the "Fiscal 2013 JCM large scale project formation feasibility study aimed at realization of low carbon societies in Asia". The 3 organizations of the GEC, Vietnamese government and Kansai Economic Federation, each of which have differing viewpoints, gave presentations and talked, from each organization's viewpoint, about the NAMA measures carried out at the city level, the results of public and private sector and inter-city cooperation, and explanations and discussions were held focusing on the importance and development of the project.
    Program
    Opening Address Mr. Kotaro Kawamata, Director, International Cooperation Office, International Strategy Division, Global Environment Bureau, Ministry of the Environment, Japan

    Presentation 1

    Introduction of the project for low carbon city development in Ho Chi Minh City
    Mr. Kenji Shiraishi, Director, Project Division Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)

    Presentation 2

    NAMA readiness in Vietnam and prospects for actions at city level
    Dr. Luong Quang Huy , Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE)

    Presentation 3

    Utilising the JCM-“Kansai: an Environmentally Advanced Region” Has a Genuine Contribution to Make
    Mr. Yukinori Fujiwara, Director, Kansai Economic Federation, Japan

    Discussion

     

    Closing

     

    川又孝太郎氏

    Mr. Kotaro Kawamata
    (Opening address)

    白石賢司氏

    Mr. Kenji Shiraishi
    (Presentation 1)

    ルン・クワン・フィー氏

    Dr. Luong Quang Huy
    (Presentation 2)

    藤原幸則氏

    Mr. Yukinori Fujiwara
    (Presentation 3)

    Approximately 25 individuals participated in the event.

     
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