Energy-safe Cities - East Asia Program

The Energy-safe Cities - East Asia Program helps participating East Asian local governments explore sustainable pathways for improving energy efficiency and attaining 100% renewable energy supply systems in urban areas by the year 2030.


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Co-host organization

Technical Guidance Partner

Endorsing Partners

Expert Symposium

The Energy-safe Cities – East Asia Program was launched with the Expert Symposium in Beijing on 28-29 October 2014. The Expert Symposium convened eleven East Asian local governments and over thirty international experts in energy sustainability for an interactive dialogue on the various practice examples, viable technologies, and strategies for urban transformation toward low-risk, low-carbon and resilient energy systems.

Participating Local Governments:

  • People’s Republic of China: Baoding, Yixing, Zhenjiang
  • Japan: Kyoto, Tokyo, Yokohama
  • Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar
  • Republic of Korea (South Korea): Cheongju, Inje, Jeonju, Samcheok

Expert Advisory Group:

  • Dr. Kejun Jiang, Research Professor, Energy Systems and Analysis Center, Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, China
  • Dr. Jusen Asuka, Professor, Center for Northeast Asian Studies, Tohoku University, Japan
  • Dr. Manfred Fischedick, Executive Director, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany
  • Dr. Sun-Jin Yun, Professor in Environmental and Energy Policy, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Seoul National University, South Korea



Any questions?

Our Program Officer Qiaoqiao Xu will be happy to provide you with more information.

Contact her at / +82-(0)70-8857-0004

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