3rd  Exchange Meeting of the EU and Japanese Cities (DAY 2)

12 October 2018 | Brussels, Belgium
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8:30-10:00 Individual Meetings of Pairings
Cities will have individual meetings with their partner cities, depending on their departure time and availability.

10:00-15:30 Group Meeting: Coordination meeting of Japanese cities
The meeting uses Japanese. Translation is provided as necessary.


10:00-10:10 Opening
Moderated by: Noriko Sugiyama, IUC-Japan Secretariat, Nagoya University

  • Opening Remark by the Project Coordinator, Prof. Hidefumi Imura

10:10-11:00 Integration of City-to-City Cooperation and GCoM
Moderated by: Noriko Sugiyama, IUC-Japan Secretariat, Nagoya University
Key note by: Miguel Morcillo, Climate Alliance
Presentation will be made on European cities’ approach to integrate climate and energy initiatives into urban development policy and planning and the role of GCoM, followed by discussion and information exchange

11:00-12:00 Summary of the meetings on 10 and 11 October
Moderated by: Noriko Sugiyama, IUC-Japan Secretariat, Nagoya University
Sum up the discussions made at the meetings on the 10th and 11th, and identify and confirm the next steps

  • Report on the city-to-city event on 10 October by Prof. Hidefumi Imura
  • Report on the 3rd Exchange Meeting on 11 October by Yatsuka Kataoka, paring coordinator, IGES
  • Confirmation on the schedules and tasks towards the 4th Exchange Meeting in Tokyo and study tours of the EU cities to Japan in the spring of 2019

13:00-15:00 Knowledge Sharing, Local Action Plans and the Goal of Cooperation
Moderated by: Yatsuka Kataoka, Pairing Coordinator, IGES
Discuss the challenges and methodologies towards the goal of cooperation

15:00-15:30 Wrap-up and Closing