Activities

Activities

Japan Platform for Redesign: Sustainable Infrastructure
OECC is serving for the “Japan Platform for Redesign: Sustainable Infrastructure” (JPRSI), as its secretariat, JPRSI aims to support private sectors in exploring their business opportunities on environmental infrastructure development through enabling smooth access to the local information and organizing their networks of a variety of business partners, such as local governments and financial groups.

Global Environment

Climate Change Mitigation
To contribute to mitigating climate change, and further transfer appropriate technologies and know-how, OECC strives to advance international cooperation through the JCM scheme and other development assistance instruments for implementing the NDCs.

Climate Change Adaptation
Under the Paris Agreement, each Party is required to formulate its National Adaptation Plan (NAP) and report it to the UNFCCC Secretariat. OECC supports developing countries in formulating and implementing their NAPs.

Policy Dialogue and City-to-City Cooperation
OECC provides assistance in organizing policy dialogue activities such as the “Asia-Pacific Seminar on Climate Change”. OECC actively contributes to “city-to-city cooperation” programs, in which leading Japanese cities share their experiences and expertise in addressing climate change with their partners in the Asia-Pacific region.

Fluorocarbons Control
As the secretariat of “Fluorocarbon Initiative”, OECC provides support to partner countries in developing policies and measures on Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) control and in establishing their professional network for policy development, capacity building and technical assistance.

Local Environment

Air Pollution
OECC continues to support developing countries in coping with air pollution by sharing Japan’s experience and to resolve newly emerged challenges such as control of PM 2.5 and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emission and formation.

Co-benefits Approach
To realize a sustainable society in partner countries, OECC disseminates Japan’s technologies to promote climate change mitigation and reduce air pollution at the same time through “co-benefits approach”, an integrated effort to address climate change while meeting developing needs in developing countries.

Policy Dialogue and Capacity Development
OECC continues to assist partner countries in the region in addressing their global and local environmental issues through organizing policy dialogues such as the framework of the Tripartite Environment Ministers Meeting of China, the Republic of Korea and Japan (TEMM).

Material Cycle/3R and Waste Management

3R and Waste Management
OECC collects and analyzes information on resource efficiency and waste management.OECC continues to support partner countries in addressing 3Rs (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) through their policies and measures on institutional development.

Mercury Control
OECC supports partner countries in implementing the Minamata Convention on Mercury by providing the world’s highest mercury-free technology and appropriate software for mercury waste management to partner countries.

Chemical Management
OECC contributes to policy development on chemical substance management in Japan and other countries in the region to implement the post-SAICM (Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management).