Pre-G7 International Symposium
|Date||May 20th, 2016 ?
Open room: 9:00, Program start: 9:30-17:30
|Location||United Nations University, U Thant International Conference Hall|
Address: 5?53?70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925
|Concept||At the Paris climate conference (COP21) in December 2015, all nations reached an agreement to set a long-term goal for decarbonization. The upcoming G7 Ise-Shima Summit in May 2016 is the first meeting for the G7 leaders after COP21. Climate change and energy issues are going to be on the agenda.
For this “Pre-G7 International Symposium”, international experts will present issues related to coal-fired power generation with the objectives of climate change, health, economy, and human rights in mind and to explore the path towards decarbonization.
|Program (Speakers/ titles are tentative)
Language: Japanese with simultaneous English translation
Part 1. Recognizing the risks
1. Risk on the Climate Change
Lindee Wong (Ecofys, Consultant)
2. Risks on the Health Issues
Lauri Myllyvirta (Greenpeace, Coal, Senior Campaigner)
3. Risks on the Economics
Ben Caldecott (Oxford University, Sustainable Finance Programme, Director) *Video message
Part 2. Domestic Policy
1. G7 countries’ National Policies on Coal
Chris Littlecott (E3G, Fossil Fuel Transition & CCS, Programme Leader)
2. Climate Change and Energy Policy in Japan
Kimiko Hirata (Kiko Network, International Director)
3. Voice from Local Residents
Hiroshi Hanzawa (Fukushima)
Toshinori Nakayama (Chiba)
Tatsuo Kawano (Kobe) *Video message
Part 3. International Coal Financing?
1. International Finances?
Kate DeAngelis (Friend of the Earth US, International Policy Analyst)
2. Japanese Finance Policy
Yuki Tanabe (JACSES, Program Coordinator)
3. Environmental and Social Issues in the developing countries
Khanh Thi Nguy (Green Innovation and Development, Vietnam)
Pius Ginting (WALHI/FoE Indonesia, Head of Research Unit)
India: Subash Mohapatr（Global Human Rights Communications, Executive Director）
Part 4.?Panel discussion: The way forward: Japan and G7
Panelist ? ? ? Lindee Wong
Khanh Thi Nguy
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Subash Mohapatr
|Registration||Please fill out an application form?(in Japanese) for the symposium online,?or FAX us your name, e-mail, organization/department/position and clearly state that you would like to attend the “Pre-G7 International Symposium”.
*We only use your personal information for internal use (ie: sending information on future events).
|Organizer||Pre-G7 Symposium Planning Committee|
|Co-hosted by||JACSES, FoE Japan, Kiko Netwirk, Greenpeace Japan, WWF Japan|
|Leaflet||You can download PDF?here (in Japanese)|
|Contact||Pre-G7 Symposium Planning Committee
Tel: 03-3263-9210, Fax: 03-3263-9463,?