JCM Partners Roundtable

JCM Partners Roundtable ~Actions for Cool Earth~


Date & Time

November 21, 2013 14:40 – 15:15



Japan Pavilion at the nineteenth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 19) / the ninth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 9)



  • — Mr. Nobuteru Ishihara, Minister of the Environment, JAPAN
  • — H.E. Mr. Rachmat Witoelar, Minister and President’s Special Envoy for Climate Change, INDONESIA
  • — Mr. Ha Hong Tran, Vice Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, VIETNAM
  • — Mr. Buya Tulga, Vice Minister of Environment and Green Development, MONGOLIA
  • — Mr. Amjad Abdulla, Director General, Climate Change Department, Ministry of Environment & Energy, MALDIVES
  • — Dr. Aparup Chowdhury, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, BANGLADESH
  • — Mr. Phouvong Luangxaysana, Director General, Department of Disaster and Climate Change, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC
  • — H.E. Mr. Kare Chawicha Debessa, State Minister for Environment and Forest, ETHIOPIA
  • — Dr. Alice A. Kaudia, Environment Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Mineral Resources, KENYA



At the COP19 held in Warsaw, Poland, Mr. Ishihara the Minister of the Environment of Japan convened a meeting with countries which signed the bilateral document for the JCM. The meeting was attended by the representatives from all the signatory countries. Mr. Ishihara announced the Government of Japan’s strong commitment for promoting projects for the JCM through the various schemes, and at the same time expressed his intention to double the signatory countries in 3 years. The room was full of audiences. The representatives from the signatory countries also gave their strong support and positive remarks for mitigation actions for combatting climate change through the JCM. The meeting brought integrity among participants and fostered strong momentum for further promotion of the JCM.