26.06.2019

G20karuizawa

Left: Mr Abe, Governer of Nagano, Center: Mr Harada, Environment Minister of Japan, Right: Prof. Hamanaka, Chair of ICLEI Japan

Successfully Handed over Nagano Declaration to Environment Minister of Japan

The G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth was held in Karuizawa, Nagano, June 15 to 16, 2019.

Taking this opportunity, Nagano Prefecture and ICLEI Japan invited the local governments and organizations over the world to endorse the “Nagano Declaration” as a framework to create a sustainable society through enhancing local actions on SDGs including measures on climate actions, biodiversity preservation, and circular economy.

Since its release, within two weeks, the declaration attracted many interest and the endorsement list went up to 119, and on June 14, Mr. Abe Shuichi, Governor of Nagano Prefecture together with Prof. Hamanaka Hironori, Chair of ICLEI Japan successfully handed over the Nagano Declaration to Mr. Harada Yoshiaki, the Environment Minister of Japan. Minister expressed his gratitude and his expectations to see the declaration transferred to action.

Documents handed in to the Environment Minister of Japan:

l  The list of Endorsements (as of June 13)

 

Related Information:

l  G20 Ministerial Meeting on Energy Transitions and Global Environment for Sustainable Growth Outcomes

*As we have received many interests from both inside and outside of Japan despite the short notice, and as we are receiving many inquiries even after June 13, we have decided to continue our initiative and keep the site open to receive further endorsement for those interested. Find more details here.

Please be noted that this declaration is intended for local governments and their networks and organizations, research institutes, and international organizations.

 


 
 
 
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