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07 March 2024 | By invitation only

Poster_CNF 2024

Building on the two previous forums, the Third Forum on Carbon Neutrality Goals will focus on digital innovation and just transition. The Third Forum aims to serve as a hub for the exchange of policies, measures, and practices in various cross-cutting sectors among high-level government officials, experts, and international organizations in China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea to ensure the pathway to carbon neutrality.

The outcomes of the Forum will be presented to the dialogue on subregional cooperation during the 80th ESCAP Commission Session to be held on 22 -26 April 2024 under the theme of "Leveraging digital innovation for sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific" and will also be reported to the 25th Tripartite Environment Ministers Meeting (TEMM25) held in the Republic of Korea.

07 Mar 2024
Opening session
  • Remarks

          o Ms. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana (Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific)

          o Mr. LEE Hee-sup (Secretary-General, Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat)

          o Mr. Selwin Charles Hart (Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Climate Action and Assistant Secretary-General for the Climate Action Team)

  • Keynote speech (10 min)
  • Group Photo
Session 1: High-level dialogue on updates on pathways to the carbon neutrality goals of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea and regional cooperation (macro/policy level)

Moderator: Ms. Oyun Sanjaasuren (Director of External Affairs, Green Climate Fund)

          o Speakers from China, Japan and Republic of Korea

          o Q&A (10 min)

Session 2: Accelerating progress to achieving carbon neutrality goals through digital innovation (sectoral level)


Moderator: Ms. Anne Juepner (Director, UNDP Seoul Policy Centre)

          o Mr. XU Jintao (Professor, Peking University, China)

          o Mr. KOSHIZUKA Noboru (Professor, The University of Tokyo III, Japan)

          o Ms. KANG Min-kyung (Research Fellow, Incheon Carbon Neutrality Center, Incheon Institute, Republic of Korea)

          o Mr. Gankhuyag Dagva (Chief Infrastructure Officer, Newcom Group, Mongolia)


          o Q&A (20 min)

Session 3: Ensuring just transition in achieving carbon neutrality goals (actors’/stakeholders’ level)

Moderator: Ms. KIM Hyeyoung (Head, Office of the United Nations Project Office on Governance (UNPOG)

          o Mr. GAO Chen (CEO, Sinotrans Limited Seoul Office)

          o Mr. NAM Seung Hong (Director of Carbon Neutrality and Economy Division, Chungcheongnam-do, Republic of Korea)

          o Other speakers (TBC)


          o Q&A (20 min)

Closing session


          o Mr. LEE Hee-sup (Secretary-General, Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat)

          o Mr. Ganbold Baasanjav (Head, ESCAP East and North-East Asia Office)

for more information, please contact

Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia +82-32-458-6600 [email protected]
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