Press Release

September 01, 2022
  • Global Environment

Outcome of the G20 Environment and Climate Ministers' Meeting (First Announcement)

The G20 Environment and Climate Ministers’ Meeting was held on August 31, 2022 in Bali, Indonesia under the Indonesian Presidency. From Japan, NISHIMURA Akihiro, Minister of the Environment, and NAGAMINE Makoto, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry attended the meeting with other Japanese delegates. The Indonesian Presidency will consolidate the Chair's Summary after the meeting.
In addition, Minister Nishimura had bilateral meetings with G20 Ministers (16 countries in total) and 2 international organizations.

1. Outline of the Meeting

(1) Date

August 31, 2022

(2) Venue

Bali, Indonesia

(3) Participating Countries

Ministers, Vice-Ministers, and others in charge of Environment and ClimateG20 members
  • G20 members:
      Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, EU, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, 
      Japan, Mexico, Korea, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the U.K., and the U.S.A.
  • Guest countries
       Egypt, Cambodia, Netherlands, Fiji, Singapore, Spain, and UAE

(4) Participants from Japan

  • NISHIMURA Akihiro, Minister of the Environment
  • NAGAMINE Makoto, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry

2. Bilateral Meetings

During the G20 Environment and Climate Ministers’ Meeting, Minister Nishimura conducted bilateral meetings with the following ministers:
  • H.E. Mr. LUHUT Binsar Pandjaitan, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment, Indonesia
  • H.E. Ms. SITI Nurbaya, Minister for Environment and Forestry, Indonesia
  • H.E. Mr. John F. KERRY, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, the U.S.A.
  • H.E. Mr. Bhupender YADAV, Minister of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change, India
Minister Nishimura also exchanged views with the following countries and international organizations:
Brazil, EU, India, Indonesia, the U.K., the U.S.A., Egypt, Netherlands, Singapore, UAE, Canada, China, Korea, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Cambodia, UNDP and UNIDO.