Japan and Kyrgyz Republic Sign the Memorandum of Cooperation for Establishing the JCM

  On July 6, 2023, H.E. GODA Hideki, Ambassador of Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Kyrgyz Republic and Mr. Azamat TEMIRKULOV, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Natural Resources, Ecology and Technical Supervision of the Kyrgyz Republic signed the Memorandum of Cooperation on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) in Kyrgyz. As a result, the JCM will be officially launched in Kyrgyz, making it the twenty-seventh 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, Senegal, Tunisia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Georgia, Sri Lanka, Uzbekistan, Papua New Guinea, and the United Arab Emirates.

  Japan will contribute to the achievement of the nationally determined contributions (NDCs) of both countries by implementing emission reduction projects, etc. in Kyrgyz through the JCM. In addition, Japan will contribute to global decarbonization, by implementing the JCM as a market mechanism consistent with Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, promoting greenhouse gas emission reductions and removals on a global scale, and promoting sustainable development.

Press release by Ministry of the Environment, Japan