UNFCCC COP27: Side Event (8 Nov, 10:30 - 12:00)

Promoting and expanding implementation of the JCM

The JCM is implemented through bilateral cooperation between Japan and 24 partner countries to promote diffusion of decarbonizing technologies and GHG mitigation. The JCM’s current 24 partner countries are; 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, and Uzbekistan.

A part of the quantified GHG emission reduction to be accounted to achieve Japan's emission reduction target, and the JCM also contributes to NDC implementation in partner countries. In addition, the JCM generates various co-benefits as well as GHG mitigation which contribute to sustainable development including SDGs in partner countries.

This side event will focus on latest updates of the JCM and benefits generated from implementing the JCM such as contribution to achieve NDCs and SDGs to promote appropriate understanding on the JCM by stakeholders attending to COP27.



8 November 2022, Tuesday, 10:30 – 12:00 (UTC+2)



COP27 Japan Pavilion



Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ); Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)



Moderator: Mr. Makoto Kato, Board Member/Principal Researcher, OECC
  • Opening Remarks
  • Dr. Kazuhiko Takemoto, President, OECC
10:35-11:30 Presentations
  • Recent development of the JCM
  • Ms. Eri Matsumoto, Section Chief, Office of Director for International Cooperation for Transition to Decarbonization and Sustainable Infrastructure, Global Environmental Bureau, MOEJ  
  • Important factors and activities for promoting and expanding the JCM
  • Mr. Wataru Tohze, Researcher, OECC  
  • Progress of the JCM in Mongolia
  • Ms. Otgontsetseg L, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Mongolia  
  • Progress of the JCM in Cambodia
  • Dr. Hak Mao, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia
  • GHG emission reduction in waste sector
  • Mr. Gen Takahashi, General manager, Public sector partnership, JFE Engineering Corporation  
11:30-12:00 Panel discussion & QA session  
12:00 Closing


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