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Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting (AGGPM) Public-Private Forum to be Held

March 14, 2022

On April 25, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) will hold the Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting (AGGPM) Public-Private Forum online for the first time.
METI supports energy transitions in Asia under the Asia Energy Transition Initiative (AETI), which was announced last May, to achieve global carbon neutrality at the earliest possible timing.
The Forum will be held to disseminate the importance of industry-government-academia efforts and international cooperation that are essential for accelerating energy transitions in Asia.
Ministers from Asian countries, CEOs and representatives of international organizations, who are working on the front lines to promote energy transitions in Asia, will attend this Forum.
We look forward to your prior registration and attendance.

Prior Registration

The AGGPM Public-Private Forum will be streamed online and available to anyone who completes prior registration. If you wish to join the Forum, please register from the form below.

1. Outline of the Forum

METI will host the AGGPM Public-Private Forum in online format on April 25 (Mon.), 2022. This Forum will be held to disseminate the importance of industry-government-academia efforts, innovation promotion, and international cooperation for accelerating various and pragmatic energy transitions in Asia, as confirmed at the First AGGPM held on October 4, 2021.

This year is the year of “implementation” of AETI: Japan’s comprehensive support measure. The Forum will focus on “innovation” and “finance” to support energy transitions, and feature a variety of sessions to present concrete projects and efforts by industry, government and academia in Japan and Asia.

The forum will open with keynote speeches by ministers from Asian countries, followed by a special ceremony session that include 1) an MOU signing ceremony among private companies on projects and initiatives contributing to energy transitions in Asia, 2) the presentation of interim report on the discussion of promoting Transition Finance in Asia by the ATF Study Group led by private financial institutions, 3) the presentation of final report on a roadmap analysis for the realization of carbon neutrality in ASEAN by the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ).

Additionally, the Forum will hold panel discussion sessions under the themes of 1) the mobilization of finance and 2) the promotion of innovation that are essential for promoting energy transitions in Asia. Prominent figures from international organizations and private companies are confirmed to join the sessions to have lively discussions on the future pathways of energy transitions in line with actual situations in Asia.

2. Program

1. Date and Time

April 25th (Mon.), 2022, 15:00-18:00 (JST, GMT+9)

2. Host

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI)

3. Program (tentative)

*Details of program and speakers will be updated on the website of this Forum.

15:00-15:10 Opening Remarks
15:10-15:30 Keynote Speeches
15:30-16:00 Special Ceremony
  • MoU Signing Ceremony
  • Interim Report of Asia Transition Finance (ATF)
  • Final Report of “Decarbonisation of ASEAN Energy Systems”
16:00-16:05 Interval
16:05-17:00 Panel Discussion 1 -Finance for Supporting Energy Transitions in Asia-
17:00-17:05 Interval
17:05-17:55 Panel Discussion 2 -International Collaboration for Encouraging Innovation to Support Energy Transitions in Asia-
17:55-18:00 Closing Remarks

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International Affairs Division, Commissioner's Secretariat, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy