Carbon Expo 2014: Exhibition Booth & Side Event

Carbon Expo 2014

Outcome Report of Exhibition Booth & Side Event

Exhibition Booth

The Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC) organized the exhibition booth at the Carbon Expo 2014 in Cologne, Germany from May 28th to 30th. We were delighted to welcome nearly 100 visitors (incl. stakeholders from project participant, consultant, government, international organization, media, and academics.) at our booth and had fruitful exchanges of information during the three days of the event. The main topic of the discussion was on the Joint Crediting Mechanisms (JCM) and its recent development, and we received many questions and opinions related to the Japanese initiatives.


Our participation in the Carbon Expo 2014 is part of activities of the New Mechanisms Information Platform, a program of the Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ).

Website of Carbon Expo 2013:


Questions and opinions from visitors

Questions related to Japan’s Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)

  • – Development status of the JCM and details of its mechanisms
  • – Use of the JCM credit and progression of international negotiation in the context of Framework of Various Approach (FVA)
  • – Status of bilateral negotiation with other countries (India, China etc)
  • – Differences between the JCM and the CDM
  • – Potential verification bodies of the JCM
  • – Details and development status of the JCM methodologies and project types
  • – Details of promotional scheme and supports from Japanese side
  • – Future outlook of the transition period to the “tradable” credit mechanism
  • – REDD+ project implementation on the JCM


Other topics

  • – Current status of Japan Carbon Offsetting Scheme as well as Offset Credit (J-VER) Scheme


Side Event

“Operationalizing the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): Updates of the Scheme and a Situation of Host Country, Indonesia”

This Carbon Expo side event was organized jointly by OECC, Japan and Indonesia JCM Secretariat featured the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM), one of the key Japanese Governments’ initiatives to support developing countries in their efforts to mitigate climate change, and its recent developments in Indonesia, one of the eleven signatory countries. The event showcased the recent JCM activities undertaken in Indonesia, including organization of two Joint Committees, and implementation of model projects and feasibility studies.

The Event was attended by around 15 participants and there were questions and comments in relation to the future outlook of the mechanisms as well as the position of the JCM in the international negotiations.



Fri 30th May 2014, 13:00-13:45



Meeting room 4&5, Koelnmesse Congress Center East, Cologne, Germany



The Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC), Indonesia JCM Secretariat



“Overview of the Recent Updates of the Joint Crediting Mechanisms”
Ms. Emi Kaneko, Researcher, Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan
“Indonesia’s response to Climate Change and Results of the JCM Joint Committee Meetings”
Mr. Dicky Edwin Hindarto, Head of Indonesia Joint Crediting Mechanism Secretariat
“Update on JCM related activities and the experience in Indonesia: Example of Project Development, Feasibility Studies and MRV Methodology Development”
Mr. Mizushi Satoh, Researcher, Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan