UNFCCC COP26: Side Event (8 Nov, 10:30 – 12:00)

Implementing the JCM and creating various benefits for stakeholders

The JCM is implemented through bilateral cooperation between Japan and 17 partner countries to promote diffusion of decarbonizing technologies and GHG mitigation.

A part of the quantified GHG emission reduction to be used to achieve Japan's emission reduction target, and the JCM also contributes to NDC implementation in partner countries. In addition, the JCM generates various co-benefits as well as GHG mitigation which contribute to sustainable development including SDG in partner countries.

This event will focus on such JCM’s roles and benefits through the survey result by JCM relevant organizations and the latest updates from partner countries. In the panel discussion, perspectives and expectations for expanding JCM’s benefit will be discussed.



8 November 2021, Monday, 10:30 – 12:00(19:30–21:00 JST)



COP26 Japan Pavilion



Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ); Overseas Environmental Cooperation Center, Japan (OECC)



  • Opening
  • Moderator: Mr. Makoto Kato , Board Member/Principal Researcher, OECC
10:35-11:30 Presentations
Expanding the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM)
Ms. Eri Matsumoto, Ministry of the Environment (MOEJ)   
Introduction: Various benefits created by the JCM
Mr. Wataru Tohze, Researcher, OECC  
Article 6 cooperative approach - JCM linkages with the SDGs -
Ms. Temuulen Murun, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)  
Co-benefits of JCM Model Projects and Guideline on Gender Equality for the JCM
Ms. Masami Ishihara, Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)   
Joint Crediting Mechanism and Its Benefit for Mongolia
Dr. Batjargal Zamba, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Mongolia  
Co-Benefits of Joint Crediting Mechanism in Vietnam
Ms. Pham Thi Tra My, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Vietnam  
Climate Ambition and JCM Contribution in Chile
Mr. Felipe Andres, Ministry of the Environment, Chile   
11:30-12:00 Panel discussion & QA session  
12:00 Closing


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Side Event Report

IISD ENB+ Side Event Coverage (IISD website)


Virtual Exhibit

All UNFCCC official exhibits at COP 26 will be organized as virtual exhibits online.
OECC provided JCM-related videos, photos, documents on the virtual exhibit.