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City workshop focuses on reducing emissions

Update: February, 15/2014 - 09:36

HCM CITY (VNS) — The second workshop for the HCM City-Osaka Cooperation Project to Develop a Low-Carbon City was held yesterday in HCM City by the Global Environment Centre Foundation in coordination with the city's Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

It is part of activities under the Memorandum of Cooperation on Low-Carbon Growth between the two countries signed in July last year.

Under the cooperation, Japan will implement various projects that contribute to reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in Viet Nam, including transferring Japan's energy-saving technology and facilities.

Japan has held consultations for the Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) with developing countries since 2011 and signed the bilateral documents for the JCM with Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, the Maldives, Viet Nam, Laos, Indonesia, Costa Rica and Palau, according to Kotaro Kawamata, director of the international office of Japan's Ministry of the Environment.

Japan held the first Joint Committee with Mongolia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Kenya, Viet Nam and Indonesia, he said. — VNS

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