Symposium
Toward a 100% Renewable Energy Society
- Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives in Japan -

July 2, 2018
Japanese

  1. 1. Symposium Toward a 100% Renewable Energy Society - Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives in Japan – will be held at Chiba University of Commerce on 23rd August.

    2. The Paris Agreement adopted in 2015 (PDF)Open a New Window has boosted momentum for international efforts in addressing challenges of climate change especially through promoting renewable energy in Japan and around the world. This symposium will facilitate a dynamic discussion among renewable energy leaders both domestic and international to enhance efforts in wide-ranging sectors to accelerate the transition to sustainable energy.

    3. The symposium will serve as a multi-stakeholder Talanoa Dialogue* involving the national and local governments, industry, and NGOs. The venue is provided by the Chiba University of Commerce, the first university in Japan to formally commit to aim 100% renewable energy.

    The Talanoa Dialogue (talanoadialogue.com) is a process leading up to COP24 in 2018 to help countries implement and enhance their Nationally Determined Contributions under the UNFCCC by 2020.