[COP28 Side Event]Pathways for Strengthening Paris Agreement Implementation
Global Environment Department
Host: United Nations University, Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)
Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Vice-Minister for Global Environmental Affairs
Huy Luong Quang
Division of GHG Emission Reduction and Ozone Layer Protection, Department of Climate Change, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Viet Nam
Kitzia Irina Oribe Aguilar
Environmental and Natural Resource ministry of Mexico
Master's degree student at UNU-IAS
Global Environment Department, JICA
Shinobu Yume Yamaguchi
Head of Programme & Administration
To have discussion among experts and youth to discuss challenges and opportunities for accelerating implementation of the Paris agreement through education and training.
In this seminar, first of all, Ms. Yamaguchi and Mr. Takemoto of UNU-IAS mentioned that capacity development in each country is necessary to implement Paris Agreement, and introduced its programs on climate change.
After that, as panelists, Mr. Huy (Viet Nam) mentioned the necessity of training on next generation experts, and Ms. Oribe (Mexico) emphasized that it is important to connect the work of each line Ministry with climate change aspect. Mr. Morita (JICA) explained JICA's action on the capacity development such as long-term/short-term training, and importance of co-creation among various stakeholders.
Finally, Mr. Matsuzawa (EoJ) welcomed the efforts by UNU-IAS on the capacity development, and expressed his expectation for expansion of such efforts.
In the Q&A session, one of the audience expressed his appreciation on JICA's capacity development program for Nigeria.