COP21 side event at Japan pavilion
Lessons from Asia Low Carbon Cities
-Challenges of Asian cities and
Support by Japanese Experts-


2 December 2015 (Wednesday)
Japan Pavilion

National Institute for Environmental Studies(NIES)
UniversitiTeknologiMalaysia (UTM)
Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)
Kyoto University (KU)
Mizuho Information & Research Institute, Inc(MHIR)
Agenda (PDF/400KB)

Overview of the side event

We share our lessons from Asian cities: Iskandar Malaysia region, Putrajaya, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang City, Hai Phong City in collaboration with the AIM (Asia-Pacific Integrated Model) research team, Japanese cities/ environment organizations, central governments, other stakeholders. This is comparable to best practices of the Solution Agenda launched by France Government for COP21. We also introduce CASBEE city world and the Future City initiative.


13:30-13:40 Introduction (PDF/1,338KB)
Dr. Junichi Fujino, Senior Researcher, NIES
13:40-14:20 Installation of Building Energy Monitoring Scheme into Malaysia – Lessons learned from Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) (PDF/787KB)
Prof. Ho Chin Siong, Professor, UTM
Ms. Yuko Nishida, Planner, TMG
14:20-14:40 Launching of CASBEE-City - Pilot Version for Worldwide use (2015) and Introduction of FutureCItyInitiative (FCI) activities (PDF/3,047KB)
Dr. Junichi Fujino, Senior Researcher, NIES
>> CASBEE for Cities - Pilot version for worldwide use (2015) (External link)
14:40-14:45 Launching of NewBook “Theoryand Practice of Urban Sustainability Transitions”
Mr. Satoru Mizuguchi, Journalist
14:45-15:00 Discussion
15:00 Adjourn
Chairperson: Dr. Junichi Fujino, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan

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