1st EU-Japan Cities Exchange Meeting

9 November 2017  | Brussels, Belgium
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Opening and welcome

Moderated by: Prof. Hidefumi Imura, Project Coordinator of IUC-Japan

  • Welcome by Kazuo Kodama, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Mission of Japan to the European Union
  • Welcome by Nona Deprez, Service for Foreign Policy Instruments, EC
  • Welcome by Ramon Lopez Sanchez, DG REGIO
  • Welcome by Giorgia Rambelli, IUC Coordinating Unit
  • Introduction of participants
  • Outline of the Project : City-to-city cooperation and start of new CoM Japan

Implementation Plan of City-to-City Cooperation

Moderated by: Prof. Hidefumi Imura, Project Coordinator of IUC-Japan
Followed by presentations from paired cities focusing on the subject of their cooperation

Implementation Plan of City to City Cooperation (continued)

Key-note: Ryoko Nakano, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

  • Goal: Local action plans
  • Next steps and schedule

Start of new CoM Japan

Moderated by: Prof. Tsuneo Takeuchi, Nagoya University

  • Key-note: Miguel Morcillo, Climate Alliance, Lessons from Europe and suggestions to Japan
  • Presentation by Dr. Noriko Sugiyama, Nagoya University, Sustainable energy transformation from the region
  • Comments by Japanese cities: Toyota City and Okazaki City
  • Followed by exchange of ideas among European and Japanese cities