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Update:January 23, 2023

【Extended the Deadline of the Registration】 Announcement of ASEAN International Environmental Seminar

ASEAN International Environmental Seminar : Cooperation between ASEAN countries and Japan for “Carbon-free Society and Resource Circulation" through Industry-Government-Academia collaboration

The 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation


The International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer (ICETT) has applied for the Accreditation of the Commorative Events for the 50th Year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation (External link) and received its recognition on January 23, 2023.


Background and Objectives :

The International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer (ICETT) will hold “ASEAN International Environmental Seminar” on February 2023, aiming to contribute to facilitating promotion of carbon-neutral and resource circulation in ASEAN countries through industry-government-academia collaboration.

The seminar will be held by inviting executive representatives from Embassies of the Republic of Indonesia, the Republic of the Philippines and Kingdom of Thailand, resource persons from Japanese companies with business in ASEAN countries.

Date and Time : February 7th(Tuesday), 2023
13時30分-16時50分 (Japan Time : JST) (entry is possible from 13時00分)
Online Zoom, 100-200 participants
If maximum capacity is reached, registration will no longer be accepted.
Administrative agencies, companies, financial institutions,
international students, etc.
Language: Japanese and English (Simultaneous Japanese-English)
Fee: Free


Implemented by ICETT in cooperation with ASEAN-Japan Centre
※Supported by United Nations Centre for Regional Development UNCRD, Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry (Chubu-METI), Mie Prefecture, City of Yokkaichi, Central Japan Economic Federation


https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KVL-KqIzS3OjgnL_3PMgWA( External link )

Agenda(tentative)  Japan Time (JST)

Opening Remarks:
ICETT Executive Director, Mr. Kazunobu Fukunaga



Keynote Lecture:
From The Limits to Growth to Carbon Neutral -Transforming 20th Century-Civilization-

Dr. Yoshitsugu HAYASHI
 Distinguished Professor, Chubu University
 Executive Committee Member, The Club of Rome
 Ex-President, World Conference of Transport Research Society

The Mission and Role of the ASEAN-Japan Centre for the Promotion of Carbon Neutrality and Circular Economy between ASEAN and Japan

Dr. Kunihiko Hirabayashi, Secretary General, ASEAN-Japan Centre
Mr. Nguyen Tuan Anh, Project Officer, Strategic Country Support Team, ASEAN-Japan Centre

14時40分 Break



Projects for establishing carbon-neutral and resource-circulative society in Indonesia
Dr. Muhammad Zahrul Muttaqin
 Forestry Technical Attachè, Indonesian Delegates, Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Tokyo



Policy of Carbon-neutral in the Philippines
Mr. Jan Kenneth Bolante
 First Secretary and Consul, The Philippines Delegates, Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines

Policy of carbon-neutral and resource-circulative society in Thailand
Dr. Kittiphan Bangyikhan, Minister-Counsellor
 Thai Delegates, Royal Thai Embassy, Tokyo
15時45分 Break

How to promote Biodegradable Plastics (BioPBSTM)
Mr. Takeyuki Doi
 President, PTT MCC Biochem Co., Ltd.

Current State of Material Circulation for Plastics used in Automobiles in Japan
Mr. Masayuki Isono
 Representative Directorand President, ISONO CO., LTD
Wrapping-up and Comprehensive Comments
Dr. Yoshitsugu Hayashi, Distinguished Professor, Chubu University
The programme may be subject to change.