1st Plenary Meeting of the Paris Agreement Article 6 Implementation Partnership

February 20th, 2023, from 19:00 to 21:00 JST (10:00 to 12:00 GMT)
February 22nd, 2023, from 9:00 to 11:00 JST (0:00 to 2:00 GMT)


  • Introduce the Paris Agreement Article 6 Implementation Partnership (A6IP) and its planned working groups (Authorization WG, Reporting WG, and Tracking WG)
  • Share the proposed workplan for 2023
  • Share information on Article 6 capacity building activities


All partners and any interested countries/organizations

Agenda of Feb. 20th and 22nd (MC: IGES)

Time (JST)AgendaSpeakers
20th: 19:00-19:05
22nd: 9:00-9:05
Opening remarksHiroshi Ono, Vice-Minister for Global Environmental Affairs, Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ)
Session 1: Overview of the A6IP (moderated by Kazuhisa Koakutsu, MOEJ)
20th: 19:05-19:35
22nd: 9:05-9:35
Presentation on the A6IP
  • Status of Article 6 capacity building
  • Objective of the A6IP
  • Overall schedule
  • Thematic WGs
Kotoe Kuroda, MOEJ adobe PDF icon [PDF 474KB]
Sadamitsu Sakoguchi, MOEJ adobe PDF icon [PDF 543KB]
Video for Session 1
20th: 19:35-19:45
22nd: 9:35-9:45
Comments from partners
Session 2: Information sharing from partners (moderated by Kazuhisa Koakutsu, MOEJ)
20th: 19:45-20:15
22nd: 9:45-10:15
Presentations on Article 6 capacity building activities and plansPerumal Arumugam, UNFCCC Secretariat adobe PDF icon [PDF 185KB]
Venkata Ramana Putti, World Bank adobe PDF icon [PDF 535KB]
Andrea Bonzanni, International Emission Trading Association (IETA) adobe PDF icon [PDF 945KB]
Video for Session 2
20th: 20:15-20:55
22nd: 10:15-10:55
Overall discussion about the A6IP
20th: 20:55-21:00
22nd: 10:55-11:00
ClosingYoshihiro Mizutani, Director for International Cooperation for Transition to Decarbonization and Sustainable Infrastructure, MOEJ

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