2nd Plenary Meeting of the Paris Agreement Article 6 Implementation Partnership

September 1st, 2023, from 19:00 to 22:00 JST
(12:00pm-3:00pm CEST, 6:00am-9:00 am EDT)


  • Introduction of the Paris Agreement Article 6 Implementation Partnership (A6IP) Center
  • Promoting regional synergies and scale-up for the Article 6 implementation
  • Exploring opportunities for learning Article 6 and the Paris Agreement


All partners


Summary of the 2nd Plenary Meeting adobe PDF icon [PDF 230KB]

Agenda of Sep. 1st (MC: Abdessalem Rabhi, A6IP Center)

Time (JST)AgendaSpeakers
19:00-19:05Opening remarksYutaka Matsuzawa, Vice-Minister for Global Environmental Affairs, Ministry of the Environment, Japan (MOEJ)
Session 1: Progress of the A6IP and establishment of the Center Video for Session 1
  • Updates on A6IP
  • Introduction of A6IP Center
  • A6 Implementation package support
Sadamitsu Sakoguchi, Assistant Director, Office of Director for International Cooperation for Transition to Decarbonization and Sustainable Infrastructure, MOEJ adobe PDF icon [PDF 640KB]

Kazuhisa Koakutsu, Director of A6IP Center adobe PDF icon [PDF 779KB]
19:35-19:45Comments from partners
Session 2: Regional support for Article 6 Implementation Video for Session 2
19:45-20:45Regional activities Synergies and Scale-up
  • Presentation: Mapping of regional resources and synergies
  • Panel Discussion
  • Moderator: Kazuhisa Koakutsu, A6IP Center
Chatthep Chanyam, Climate Change Technical officer, A6IP Center adobe PDF icon [PDF 1MB]

Perumal Arumugan, Manager, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Hari Gadde, Senior Climate Change Specialist, Carbon Markets and Innovation Practice of the Climate Change Group, World Bank adobe PDF icon [PDF 565KB]
Ousmane Fall Sarr, Coordinator, West African Alliance adobe PDF icon [PDF 2MB]

Isaac Rubayiza, Eastern Africa Alliance
Cristina Figueroa Vargas, Technical Focal Point in the Technical Subgroup on MRV of the Pacific Alliance, Climate Change Division, Ministry of Environment, Government of Chile adobe PDF icon [PDF 730KB]

Virender Kumar Duggal, Principal Climate Change Specialist, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Jan-Willem van de Ven, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) adobe PDF icon [PDF 2MB]

Pedro Venzon, International Policy Advisor, International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
20:45-21:15Overall discussion
Session 3: Information sharing from partners Video for Session 3
21:15-21:30UNU education programme to support implementation of Article 6 of the Paris AgreementAkio Takemoto, Head of Programme and Administration, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) adobe PDF icon [PDF 1MB]
21:30-21:45Activities supporting A6 implementationKaren Holm Olsen, Senior Advisor, Carbon Market Coordinator, UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre (UNEP-CCC) adobe PDF icon [PDF 1MB]
21:45-21:55Overall discussion
21:55-22:00Closing remarksYasuo Takahashi, Executive Director, IGES