Submission of the recommendations on climate change diplomacy to Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs

April 19, 2018
Japanese

  • photo1: Submission of the recommendations on climate change diplomacy to Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs
  • photo2: Submission of the recommendations on climate change diplomacy to Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs
    1. The third meeting of the Advisory Panel on Climate Change with the attendance of Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs was held on April 19, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This meeting marks the twelfth meeting of the Advisory Panel where panel members exchanged views with experts from business sectors, think tanks and international organizations on climate change issue.
    2. At the beginning of the meeting, Minister Kono expressed appreciation to the work of the Advisory Panel. The chair of the panel, Mr. Takejiro Sueyoshi, Special Advisor to UNEP-FI in the Asia Pacific region, responded to the Minister and submitted the recommendations on climate change diplomacy.
    3. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs will actively engage in climate change diplomacy, incorporating the valuable inputs provided by the Advisory Panel in its recommendations.

    [Reference] Members of the Advisory Panel of Experts on Climate Change

    Takejiro Sueyoshi Special Advisor to UNEP-FI in the Asia Pacific region
    Mika Ohbayashi Director, Renewable Energy Institute
    Sergio Kato Corporate Vice President of Ricoh Company, Ltd. General Manager of Sustainability Management Division, General Manager of Market Development Center, General Manager of Trade & Export/Import Control Division
    Miho Kurosaki Bloomberg New Energy Finance Head of Japan & Korean Reserch
    Tatsujiro Suzuki Director, Professor, Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University
    Teisuke TED Suzuki Executive Vice President, Suzuhiro Kamaboko Co., Ltd.
    (President, Network of Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs for a Sustainable Business and Energy Future, Chairperson of Odawara Hakone Chamber of Commerce & Industry)
    Hiroshi Takahashi Professor, Tsuru University
    Naoyuki Yamagishi Climate and Energy Group Leader, Conservation Division, WWF-Japan
    Mari Yoshitaka Chief Consultant, Clean Energy Finance Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities