NIES Activities during UNFCCC COP27/CMP17/CMA4

The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) and the 17th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP17) were taken place from Sunday 6 to Friday 18 November, 2022 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt (*extended and closed on Sunday 20 November).

Below are details of NIES activities during UNFCCC COP27/CMP17/CMA4.

Exhibits

Exhibit

This exhibit presents the latest research and technology from Japan's institutes contributing to mitigation and adaptation science and policy, with a focus on themes (decarbonized societies, Asia Net Zero, ETF, GST, etc.) and technologies (AP-PLAT and satellites for GHGs, AFOLU and rainfall).

Date: November 7 (Mon)-12 (Sat), 2022
Venue: Booth 30  *COP27 UNFCCC Area
Co-organizers: Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan (RESTEC)

Side Events

New Generation of Greenhouse Gas Remote Sensing Satellites for Contribution to the Paris Agreement

Date: November 12 (Sat), 2022
Time: 15:00-16:30
Venue: Room 7 - Thebes *COP27 Official Side Event
Co-organizers: Universities Space Research Association (USRA)

COP27 Japan Pavilion

Current status and future perspectives on greenhouse gas emission mitigation and impacts

Date: November 8 (Thu), 2022
Time: 13:00-14:30
[Organizer] Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
[Speakers] Tomohiro Hajima (JAMSTEC) , Akihiko Ito (NIES), Kevin Bowman (NASA/JPL, Pasadena, CA, USA), Pep Canadell (CSIRO Climate Science Centre, Canberra, Australia), Shobhakar Dhakal (Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand), Prabir Patra (JAMSTEC)
[Panel discussion] Nobuko Saigusa (NIES), Kanaya, Dhakal, Canadell, Bowman (moderator: Kawamiya)

Formulation and Implementation of National Adaptation Plans (NAPs) in the Asia Pacific - Establishing a System to Promote Adaptation Towards the Achievement of the Global Goal on Adaptation (GGA)

Date: November 11 (Fri), 2022
Time: 10:30-12:30
[Organizer] National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ), and Institute for Global Environmental Studies (IGES)
[Co-organizer] Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)
[Speakers] (In presentation order) Ms. Keiko Yoshikawa (NIES), Mr. Hiroshi Ono (MOEJ), Dr. Yuji Masutom (NIES), Mr. Gen'ichiro Tsukada (MOEJ), Mr. Augusto Manuel Pinto (NDCC, Timor-Leste), Mr. Md. Mizanul Hoque  Chowdhury (MoEFCC, Bangladesh - online), Prof. Rajib Shaw (Keio University - video message), Ms. Akane Matsuo (IGES - online), Dr. Linda Anne Stevenson (APN), and Mr. Yasuo Takakashi (IGES)

Japan’s contributions towards a decarbonised and resilient Asia

Date: November 12 (Sat), 2022
Time: 15:00-16:30
[Organizer] Ministry of the Environment, Japan
[Co-organizer] Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES), Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN Secretariat)
[Speakers] Dr. Von Sok (ASEAN Secretariat), Mr. ONO Hiroshi (MOEJ), Mr. MIZUTANI Yoshihiro (MOEJ), Dr. Luong Quang Huy (MONRE, Viet Nam), Dr. Nguyen Tung Lam (VNPI, Viet Nam), Prof. Rizaldi Boer (IPB, Indonesia), Prof. Retno Gumilang Dewi and Dr. Ucok WR. Siagian (ITB, Indonesia), Prof. Bundit Limmeechokchai (SIIT-TU, Thailand), Mr. Loon Wai Chau (UTM, Malaysia), Mr. TAKAHASHI Yasuo (IGES), Dr. FUJINO Junichi (IGES), and Dr. ARINO Yosuke (IGES) 

New Generation of Greenhouse Gas Remote Sensing Satellites for Contribution to the Paris Agreement

Date: November 12 (Sat), 2022
Time: 17:15-18:20
[Organizer] Satellite Observation Center (SOC), National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES)
[Speakers] Tsuneo Matsunaga (NIES)Akihiko Ito (NIES), Tomohiro Oda (Universities Space Research Association (USRA)), 
Masataka Watanabe (Chuo University), and Phil DeCola (WMO IG3IS Scientific Steering Committee)

VIRTUAL JAPAN PAVILION

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