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COP21 official side event
“East Asia Low Carbon Growth Dialogue”

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Overview of the side event

The East Asia Summit (EAS) region is described as the global growth center and the area where emits GHG the most. Stakeholders will discuss concrete steps to realize low carbon development through promotion of public private partnership and introduction of environmental technologies.

Agenda


18:30-18:40 Opening Remarks
  H. E. Tamayo Marukawa, Minister of the Environment, Japan
Welcome Remarks
  Prof. Hironori Hamanaka, Chair of the Board of Directors, IGES
18:40-18:45 Key note presentation “Achievement of East Asia Low Carbon Growth Partnership”
  Ambassador Masahiko Horie, MOFA
18:45-19:55 Sharing Best Practices
- NAMA/MRV framework in Vietnam
  Dr. Luong Quang Huy, Director, DMHCC/MONRE Vietnam
- Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) in Cambodia
  Mr. Sum Thy, Director, MoE Cambodia
- Implementation of the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) in Asia
  Mr. Kazuhisa Koakutsu, Area Leader, IGES
- Putrajaya Building Sector Carbon Emissions Monitoring & Reporting Program &   PGC2025 updates
  Datuk Haji Hasim Bin Haji Ismail, President of Putrajaya Corporation, Malaysia

Way Forward
(1) National planning and city actions
(2) Role of non-governmental organizations
 Panelist:
   Ambassador Masahiko Horie (MOFA),
   Mr. Kentaro Tamura (IGES),
   Prof. Ho Chin Siong (UTM),
   Dr. Luong Quang Huy(Vietnam),
   Mr. Sum Thy (Cambodia)
19:55–20:00 Closing Remarks
  Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive, Iskandar Regional Development Authority   (IRDA)

Moderator: Dr. Junichi Fujino, Senior Researcher, NIES

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Speaker's Profile

H.E. MS. TAMAYO MARUKAWA
Minister of the Environment and Minister of state for Nuclear Emergency Preparedness Japan. After elected to the House of Councillors, she has served for as Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, and Chairperson of Committee on Health, Welfare and Labour (House of Councillors).
PROF. HIRONORI HAMANAKA
Chair of the Board of Directors, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). He has played an active role for over 35 years in the field of global environmental policy in the Ministry of the Environment of Japan, especially in intergovernmental negotiations in areas including the Kyoto Protocol and its implementation.
AMBASSADOR PROF. MASAHIKO HORIE
Special Assistant to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan and Ambassador for Global Environmental Affairs. He attends a series of COPs of Climate Change, Biological Diversity etc. He was appointed as Advisory Board member of SE4All and established the SE4All Energy Efficiency Improvement Facilitating Hub in Tokyo.
DR. LUONG QUANG HUY
Director, Department of Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change (DMHCC), Minsitry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) Vietnam, Dr. Luong Quang Huy has academic and managerial experiences in the field of environmental management, climate change and sustainable development.
MR. SUM THY
Director, Climate Change Department (CCD), Ministry of Environment (MoE) , Cambodia.
Mr. KAZUHISA KOAKUTSU
Principal researcher and Area Leader of Climate and Energy Area, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies. Specialized in the application of market-based mechanism in climate policy. Engaged in the capacity building activities for the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) in Asia.
DATUK HAJI HASIM BIN HAJI ISMAIL
The President of Putrajaya Corporation, Datuk Haji Hasim bin Haji Ismail has vast experience in land administration and management of local government as well as national security aspects during his 32-year tenure in the Malaysian civil service.
DR. KENTARO TAMURA
Deputy Director of Kansai Research Centre and Area Leader of Climate and Energy Area, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES). His research themes include international cooperation for climate change, as well as policy-making processes in major economies.
PROF. DR. HO CHIN SIONG
Professor of Faculty of Built Environment and Director of International Relation of Chancellery University of Technology Malaysia (UTM). Project Manager of joint research project with Japan on Development of Low Carbon Society Scenarios for Asian regions and Director of UTM Low Carbon Asia centre.
DATUK ISMAIL IBRAHIM
Chief Executive of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA). his many achievements in IRDA include securing a total cumulative investment worth USD40 billion for the period 2006 to June 2015 and the successful execution of public infrastructure projects worth USD2 billion for Iskandar Malaysia.
DR. JUNICHI FUJINO
Senior Researcher, NIES and Asia-Pacific Integrated Model (AIM) member since 2000. He has joined Japanese energy and climate change policy discussions, Future City Initiative (FCI), Iitate village (in Fukushima) revitalization as a committee member. He has visited many Asian countries/cities to support Low Carbon Society (LCS) development.