1st Tracking Working Group of the Paris Agreement Article 6 Implementation Partnership

May 10th, 2023, from 20:00 to 22:15 JST (11:00 to 13:15 GMT)
May 12th, 2023, from 8:00 to 10:15 JST (May 11th 23:00 to May 12th 1:15 GMT)


  • Exchange information from partner countries and organizations involved in tracking for Article 6
  • Promote the development of a tool for tracking


All partner countries and relevant partner organizations

Agenda of May 10th and 12th (MC: Kentaro Takahashi, IGES)

Time (JST)AgendaSpeakers
10th: 20:00-20:05
12th: 8:00-8:05
IntroductionKazuhisa Koakutsu, MOEJ adobe PDF icon [PDF 485KB]
Session 1: Information sharing on tracking from partner countries
10th: 20:05-20:20
12th: 8:05-8:20
Introductory presentation on tracking of Article 6Sana Lingorsky, UNFCCC Secretariat adobe PDF icon [PDF 307KB]
Video for Session 1 UNFCCC
10th: 20:20-21:00
12th: 8:20-9:00
Presentations on the status of and the efforts for tracking

Simon Fellermeyer, Federal Office for the Environment of Switzerland; adobe PDF icon [PDF 415KB]
Daniel Benefoh, Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana; adobe PDF icon [PDF 550KB]
Eri Matsumoto, Ministry of the Environment, Japan; adobe PDF icon [PDF 506KB]
Video for Session 1 on 10th

Rueban Manokara, National Climate Change Secretariat, Singapore; adobe PDF icon [PDF 280KB]
Jacqueline Ruesga-Price, Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand;adobe PDF icon [PDF 104KB]
Eri Matsumoto, Ministry of the Environment, Japan; adobe PDF icon [PDF 506KB]
Video for Session 1 on 12th

10th: 21:00-21:10
12th: 9:00-9:10
Q&AAll participants
Session 2: Information sharing on tracking from supporting agencies
10th: 21:10-21:40
12th: 9:10-9:40
Presentations on capacity building for trackingAlexandra Soezer, UNDP;adobe PDF icon [PDF 1,000KB]
Hari Gadde, World Bank adobe PDF icon [PDF 824KB]
Video for Session 2
10th: 21:40-21:50
12th: 9:40-9:50
Q&AAll participants
Session 3: Discussion of the development of a tool for tracking (Moderator: Kazuhisa Koakutsu, MOEJ)
10th: 21:50-22:00
12th: 9:50-10:00
PresentationMOEJ adobe PDF icon [PDF 538KB]
Video for Session 3
10th: 22:00-22:10
12th: 10:00-10:10
DiscussionAll participants
10th: 22:10-22:15
12th: 10:10-10:15
Way forwardMOEJ

Acronyms: MOEJ-Ministry of Environment, Japan; UNFCCC-United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; UNDP- United Nations Development Programme