29 Oct '15, 10pm
UNEP ED @ASteiner Visits Tokyo for UNEP-#Japan Policy Dialogue: #environment
In discussions with Minister Marukawa, and during high-level policy talks with senior representatives of the Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Steiner conveyed appreciation for Japan's continued technical and financial support to UNEP's programme of work. Mr. Steiner outlined UNEP's role in the 2030 Agenda and spoke to the need for a concrete and ambitious agreement in Paris on climate change. The Executive Director expressed the hope that UNEP and Japan would further build their partnership around mutual priorities such as chemicals and waste, sustainable consumption and production, and support for post-disaster rebuilding efforts in Asian countries.