COP21: Side Event

Outcome Report of UNFCCC COP21 & CMP21 Side Event in Paris, France

“The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM): Achievements and current progress of project implementations”


The JCM is one of various approaches Japan and partner countries are jointly developing and implementing. The side event was held to share the recent progresses and expectations on the implementation of the JCM, and attended by around 50 participants including but not limited to government officials and experts.


Video Coverage by IISD Reporting Services is available at:



Friday, 11 December 2015 – 11:30-13:00



Observer room 03, the Conference Centre (Blue Zone)


The Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ), the Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC), and the Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)





  • Introduction
  • Mr. Makoto Kato, Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)
Presentation session
Discussion session
  • “Progress and prospects of the JCM”
  • Facilitator: Mr. Makoto Kato (OECC)
  • Discussants:
  • – Mr. Takaaki Ito (MOEJ)
  • – Mr. Dicky Edwin Hindarto, Indonesia JCM Secretariat
  • – Mr. Jiro Ogahara (OECC)
  • – Ms. Noriko Hase (JICA Expert)
  • – Dr. Osamu Bannai, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
Q&A (12:45 – 13:00)



Exhibition Booth

OECC and GEC provided the recent information related to the JCM and its supporting programs from the MOEJ. Information materials including the video report were displayed at an exhibition area. Around 200 visitors visited the booth during the 14 days with their respective views and inquiries about the JCM, including its latest status, designs and rules, and requirements for participation, showing their extremely keen interests in the JCM.



Monday, 30 November – Friday, 11 December 2015 (for 2 weeks)


#44D, The Conference Centre (Blue Zone)