2012-11-28

Japans position inför COP18 – nationella, regional och internationella frågor

Prime Minister Noda has dissolved the Lower House of the Diet on 16 November and Japan will be attending the COP18 in political uncertainty, as general elections to reconvene the House will not take place until 16 December.

On 15 November 2012, representatives of Ministry of the Environment (MoE, names listed at the end of the document) were interviewed to gain understanding of Japanese position going into the COP18 negotiations.  This document covers Japanese stance on its domestic measures, regional cooperation and international negotiations.

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