City-to-City Collaboration for Low-Carbon Society between Tokyo and Kuala Lumpur

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) and Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) have made a relationship as member cities of the “Asian Network of Major Cities 21 (ANMC21)” established in 2001 and as members of the C40 (Cities Climate Leadership Group).  Both cities are known internationally for their strong interest in this field: TMG has announced its commitment 

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By Aichi Prefecture’s call, 51 Local governments in Japan signed the Edinburgh Declaration

Aichi Prefecture hosted the 10th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD-COP10) in Nagoya in 2010. At the COP, Aichi Targets (global targets for 2011–2020) and the “Action Plan for Cities and Local Governments” were adopted. Since the adoption of the “Action Plan for Cities and Local Governments” and the “Global Targets for 

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The 12th International Forum on Sustainable Asia-Pacific (ISAP2020)

The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) will hold the 12th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific [ISAP2020] online from Monday 9th November to Friday 13th November and on Monday 30th November 2020. ICLEI officials will be speaking at the following sessions: Thematic Track 2 “Connecting Local and Global: Bolstering Green and Zero Carbon 

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Daring Cities 2020’s sessions by Japan

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the climate crisis continues to impact our cities, towns and regions around the world. Daring Cities is the global, action-oriented virtual forum, designed by ICLEI and the city of Bonn, to empower urban leaders – such as mayors, city councilors, administrators, and urban thought leaders, as well as 

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ICLEI Communication Vol.12 is now available

ICLEI Japan has been focusing on local governments, who are the main actors in realizing a sustainable society, and introduces those that are leading the way in combating on climate change in the bimonthly Global Warming issue of Nippo Business (Only Japanese Available). [tr][td] Volume 12:Under the shadow of coronavirus, the Race to Zero Campaign 

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ICLEI Communication Vol.10 & Vol.11 are now available

ICLEI Japan has been focusing on local governments, who are the main actors in realizing a sustainable society, and introduces those that are leading the way in combating on climate change in the bimonthly Global Warming issue of Nippo Business (Only Japanese Available). During the UNFCCC COP25 in December 2019, ICLEI represented local governments and 

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Annual Report 2019

The report highlights activities conducted by ICLEI Japan Office in fiscal year 2019. (Only available in Japanese) Annual Report 2019 The reports highlight the activities and events that ICLEI Japan Office conducted throughout each year with its Members and local partners. (Only available in Japanese) Annual Report 2018 Annual Report 2017 Annual Report 2016 Annual 

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Realization of Transition to 100% Renewable Energy at New Yokohama City Hall Building

As one of the largest inner city projects, Yokohama City has taken the initiative in replacing all power consumed within city-owned facilities with renewable energy by 2050 as part of promoting a “Zero Carbon Yokohama”. The first step towards this goal, the city commits the electric power used at the Yokohama City Hall New Government 

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