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Initiatives of Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Description/achievement of initiative

The Ministry of the Environment of Japan proposes MoEJ Initiatives, "which aims to realize the future we want" through environment-focused concrete actions at regional and international levels.

To achieve global sustainable development, MoEJ is working for the three goals; to create a low-carbon society to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050, a sound material cycle society based on 3Rs, and a society in harmony with nature based on the conservation of the biodiversity.

Implementation methodologies

MoEJ promotes greening of the economy and implements its initiatives regionally and globally.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Progress reports
Input to the Rio+20 Outcome Document
Promote greening of the economy and implement initiatives regionally and globally
Other, please specify
related organizations

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2012-06-20
Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Contact information
Yasukuni Shibata, Deputy director of International strategy division,Global environmental bureau, Ministry of the Environment ,Japan , yasukuni_shibata@env.go.jp
United Nations