Third Asian Co-benefits Partnership (ACP) Advisory Group Meeting

On 24 July 2012, the Third meeting of the Asian Co-benefits Partnership (ACP) Advisory Group was held at the United Nations University, Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) in Yokohoma, Japan. Twenty participants from government agencies, international organizations, and research institutions discussed 1) the status, history, and achievements of the ACP; 2) the 2012-2013 ACP work plan; and 3) potential collaborative projects. The ACP Advisory Group agreed to 1) finalize the work plan by the end of August; 2) form a small group to work collaboratively on projects focusing on short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs); and 3) share progress on those collaborative projects during the next ACP Advisory Group meeting at the 2012 Better Air Quality (BAQ) conference in December 2012 in Hong Kong, China. Find out more in the Meeting Summary.  Meeting Summary

Date & Time:
24 July 2012, 13:30-16:30
United Nations University-Institute of Advanced Studies 6F International Organizations Center, Pacifico-Yokohama, Japan
Asian Co-benefit Partnership (ACP) Secretariat
Meeting Documents:
Meeting Summary




Opening and Introduction

Opening Remarks

  • • Ms. Keiko Kuroda, Ministry of the Environment (MOE), Japan

Background and objectives of the meeting

  • • Prof. Katsunori Suzuki, ACP Co-chair, IGES Senior Fellow/Kanazawa University

Review of the ACP’s History and Status Report

  • • ACP Secretariat, IGES

Discussion of the Work Plan for 2012-2013

  • • ACP Secretariat, IGES

Group Photo & Coffee Break


Solicitation of Proposals for Collaboration

  • • Dr. Supat Wangwongwatana, Coordinator/ EANET Secretariat, Network Support, RRC.AP

Other issues (Membership, Funding, Finalising the Work Plan)

  • • ACP Secretariat, IGES

Wrap Up

  • • Dr. Supat Wangwongwatana, Coordinator/ EANET Secretariat, Network Support, RRC.AP