In Focus

Photo Report (February, 2021)

Launch of the "Global Alliance on Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency" (February 22, 2021)

Minister Koizumi attended the launch event of the "Global Alliance for a Circular Economy and Resource Efficiency" which brought together 11 countries and regions, including Japan and the EU, and introduced Japan's efforts toward the transition to a circular economy.


  • Launch Event

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Online Meeting with Mr. John Kerry, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate (February 18, 2021)

Minister Koizumi held an online meeting with Mr. John Kerry. During the meeting, they actively exchanged views on the Climate Summit scheduled in April and both countries' climate change policies.


  • Minister Koizumi with Mr. Kerry

  • Online Meeting

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Online Ministerial Meeting with H.E. Mr. Luhut B. Pandjaitan, the Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Republic of Indonesia (February 18, 2021)

Minister Koizumi had an online meeting with Minister Luhut and H.E. Ms. Siti Nurbaya, Minister of Environment and Forestry. As a result from the ministerial meeting, a joint statement was issued on waste treatment and marine plastic litter, among other areas.


  • Online Ministerial Meeting 1

  • Online Ministerial Meeting 2

  • Minister Koizumi

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Meeting with H.E. Mr. Paul Madden, British Ambassador to Japan (February 15, 2021)

Minister Koizumi met with Ambassador Madden, and they discussed climate action and biodiversity.


  • Minister Koizumi with Ambassador Madden

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Online Meeting with Ms. Gina McCarthy, National Climate Advisor of the United States (February 10, 2021)

Minister Koizumi had an online meeting with Ms. Gina McCarthy and discussed both countries' climate change measures.


  • Minister Koizumi with Ms. McCarthy

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