Video conference Briefing Session on Japan’s initiative toward net-zero GHG emissions by 2050
On Wednesday, March 3rd, a video conference briefing session for diplomatic missions in Tokyo was organized on Japan’s initiative toward net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 as part of promotion of Japan’s initiative. 81 participants from 56 countries attended the session.
- In the session, Ministry of the Environment explained the efforts of the national and local governments toward 2050 carbon neutrality and RE100, and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry explained the Green Growth Strategy. Ministry of Foreign Affairs explained Japan’s bilateral and regional support on climate change. After that, Q&A session was held with the attendees, showing a high level of interest in Japan's efforts.
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs continues to disseminate Japan's policy on climate change and efforts toward 2050 carbon neutrality to the international community in close collaboration among all the related Ministries and Agencies.
- [Participated countries]
- Bahrain, Benin, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Latvia, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mexico, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Singapore, Slovakia, Thailand, Tonga, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Venezuela
- Renewable Energy 100% (RE100) is an international initiative that companies, which aim to achieve 100% usage of renewable energy required for their business, join in. (Website)