The 14th meeting of the Committee for Basic Strategy of the WSCJ was held at the Korakuen campus of Chuo University on May 23rd, after a gap of two and a half years. Participants reconfirmed that the recommendation, Towards a Low-Carbon and Sustainable Water and Material-Circulating Society (presented in October 2012) should be realized in the future. The newly-formed action teams made presentations on their activities. All attendees took part in the discussion, sharing information about the activities of action teams and committee members.
More than eighty people attended the meeting. There were vibrant discussions focusing on water and financing, water and energy, and Water and Material-Circulating Society
At the next meeting, they will discuss mainly the activities of the action teams and how to realize their goals by sharing details of their initiatives.
The Japan Water forum will continue to help making policy recommendations through the management of the secretariat of WSCJ.
|Time &Date||14:00-17:00, Monday, May 23, 2016|
|Venue||Room 31008, 10F, Building 3, Korakuen Campus of Science and Engineering Department, Chuo University|
Dr. Norihito Tambo, Chair of the WSCJ’s Governing Council; President of the Hokkaido Research Organization; Professor Emeritus from Hokkaido University
2. Review of Past Activities and Prospects for the Future
3. Current Efforts Related to the Basic Plan on Water Cycle and Future Prospects(PDF)
4. Japan Water Works Association’s Response to the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake (PDF)
5.Progress Report of Study Group on Infrastructure Support Program by Linking Water and Green (PDF)
6. Discussion: Towards a Low-carbon and Sustainable Water and Material-Circulating Society
・Building National Resilience through Small Hydroelectric Generation and Promoting Regional Development<PDF>
・COP21: The Paris Agreement is an Opportunity for Water Business”(PDF)
・Making the Tamagawa River a World Heritage Site (PDF)
※All PDF Datas are Japanese only.
|Chairman Dr. Tambo delivering the opening address||Dr. Takemura reviewing past activities|
|Mr. Yoshimura providing information||Mr. Yamada making a comment|
|Mr. Matsui making a comment||A scene from the session room|