Japan and the Republic of Tunisia sign the Memorandum of Cooperation for establishing the JCM

  On August 26th,2022, Mr. HAYASHI Yoshimasa, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan and H.E. Mr. Othman JERANDI, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisian Abroad of the Republic of Tunisia signed the Memorandum of Cooperation on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) in the Republic of Tunisia. As a result, the JCM will be officially launched in the Republic of Tunisia, becoming the nineteenth partner country along with Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Maldives, Viet Nam, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Palau, Cambodia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, Chile, Myanmar, Thailand, Philippines, and Senegal.

  Going forward, under the JCM with Tunisia, Japan will contribute to the achievement of the NDC (nationally determined contribution) of both countries by leading decarbonizing technologies and infrastructure, etc. in Tunisia. In addition, Japan will contribute to global decarbonization by implementing the JCM as a market mechanism under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, promoting greenhouse gas emissions reductions and removals on a global scale, and promoting sustainable development.

Press release by Ministry of the Environment, Japan