About The Mechanism

Basic Concept of the JCM

The Joint Crediting Mechanism (JCM) facilitates diffusion of leading decarbonizing technologies, products, systems, services, and infrastructure as well as implementation of mitigation actions, and contributes to sustainable development of partner countries.
It appropriately evaluates contributions from Japan to GHG emission reductions or removals in a quantitative manner, and Japan uses them to achieve its NDC.
The JCM contributes to the ultimate objective of the UNFCCC by facilitating global actions for GHG emission reductions or removals.

Ex) the JCM scheme between Japan and host country

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JCM Partner Countries

As of September 2022, following countries signed the Memorandum of Cooperation for establishing the JCM.


January 8, 2013 Mongolia – Japan
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March 19, 2013 Bangladesh – Japan
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May 27, 2013 Ethiopia – Japan
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June 12, 2013 Kenya – Japan
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June 29, 2013 Maldives – Japan
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July 2, 2013 Viet Nam – Japan
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August 7, 2013 Laos – Japan
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August 26, 2013 Indonesia – Japan
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December 9, 2013 Costa Rica – Japan
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January 13, 2014 Palau – Japan
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April 11, 2014 Cambodia – Japan
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July 25, 2014 Mexico – Japan
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May 13, 2015 Saudi Arabia – Japan
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May 26, 2015 Chile – Japan
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September 16, 2015 Myanmar – Japan
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November 19, 2015 Thailand – Japan
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January 12, 2017 Philippines – Japan
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August 25th, 2022 Senegal – Japan
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August 26th, 2022 Tunisia – Japan
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September 5th, 2022 Azerbaijan – Japan
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September 6th, 2022 Moldova – Japan
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September 13th, 2022 Georgia – Japan
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