Press Release

March 10, 2006
  • Air & Transportation

Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST) Startup Session to Be Held

The Ministry of the Environment, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, and the National Police Agency will jointly organize a symposium, “The EST Startup Session" in order to facilitate activities towards the achievement of Environmentally Sustainable Transport (EST). In the symposium, the current situation of regional activities for EST will be reported and discussed.

The Ministry of the Environment will compile the outcome of the symposium in order to broadly disseminate knowledge and issues harvested, and will continue to support the activities for EST.

1. Date and time
Friday, March 17, 2006 13:00 - 16:30

2. Venue
Toranomon Pastral, Tokyo (address: 4-1-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo)

3. Organizers
Ministry of the Environment
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
National Police Agency

4. Program
・Keynote speech
"Modalities for Development of EST in Japanese Cities"
Professor Takayuki MORIKAWA, Nagoya University
・Speeches of Organizers
・Reports from the EST Model Areas
・Roundtable session by subjects
-Unreserved discussion on the issues of the EST Model Areas-

5. Registration
Free of charge

For Japanese