Webinar on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) Implementation in Republic of Maldives – Utilizing the JCM during the COVID-19 Period –

2021.02.12

Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan (MOEJ), the Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) and Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd. in collaboration with Ministry of Environment, Republic of Maldives will jointly organize "Webinar on the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM*1) Implementation in Republic of Maldives – Utilizing the JCM during the COVID-19 Period -" on Monday, March 1, 2021.

Government of Japan is promoting dissemination of advanced low-carbon or decarbonizing technologies through the Financing Programme for JCM Model Projects*2. The webinar will be participated by government officials and business leaders from both countries, and it aims at sharing overview and progress of JCM and facilitating project development and scaling up those future projects.

Under the influence of coronavirus, it is required to take measures against coronavirus and climate change as well. In this webinar, we will introduce good examples of the JCM Model Projects in Maldives, and explore how to utilize the JCM Model Projects effectively in the COVID-19 period.

After the webinar, individual meetings will be arranged online between participants and the speakers in Session 3. Also, individual consultation will be set up online for companies who would like to ask questions related to Financing Programme for JCM and Asian Development Bank’s JFJCM*3.

Overview of Webinar

Date: Monday, March 1, 2021, 09:00-12:00 Maldives time (UTC+5); 13:00-16:00 Japan Time (UTC+9)
Venue: Please watch the webinar via Zoom. Prior registration is required.
Organizers: Ministry of Environment, Republic of Maldives, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan (MOEJ), Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) and Pacific Consultants Co., Ltd.
Language: English

Program

Webinar program is here.
*Program may be changed.

Registration

  • Introduction of "JCM Global Match"
    JCM also provides an online business matching platform "JCM Global Match ". Companies offering low-carbon and decarbonizing technologies (sellers), companies in JCM partner countries implementing such technologies (buyers), consulting firms with knowledges about JCM projects and financial institutions are encouraged to register and find potential business partners through JCM Global Match.
  • *1 JCM stands for the Joint Crediting Mechanism, and it is a bilateral cooperation mechanism that developing countries and Japan collaborate on GHG emission reductions projects and share the reduction result. For further information, please refer to the official website of JCM here.
  • *2 In order to support the implementation of candidate JCM projects, Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan has launched the "JCM Model Projects". The purpose of the JCM Model Project is to financially support the implementation of projects which reduce GHG emissions by utilizing leading low carbon technologies in developing countries, and in return seeks to acquire JCM credits for achievement of Japan’s GHG emission reduction target.
  • *3 JFJCM stands for Japan Fund for Joint Crediting Mechanism, and it provides the financial incentives for the adoption of advanced low-carbon technologies which are superior in GHG emission reduction but expensive in Asian Development Bank-financed projects.

Contact

Secretariat of the JCM Webinar

Email:jcm_webinar2021@jtb.com