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Positioning Costa Rica's green growth agenda in Japan

Positioning Costa Rica's green growth agenda in Japan

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An interview on ShingetsuNews on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 with Alvaro Cedeno Molinari, Costa Rica's new Ambassador to Japan. On his country's vision for a green growth strategy with Japan.
An interview on ShingetsuNews on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 with Alvaro Cedeno Molinari, Costa Rica's new Ambassador to Japan. On his country's vision for a green growth strategy with Japan.

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SHINGETSU NEWS AGENCY OCTOBER 13, 2011
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Meeting the newly accredited Tokyo ambassador of the Republic of Costa Rica, Alvaro Cedeno Molinari,the first impression that you might have is that helooks quite young. Once the conversation begins,you will quickly understand that he has a genuinepassion for environmental issues.“I’m not into cooperation in terms of how it usedto be in the 50s and 60s,” Ambassador Cedeno Mo-linari explains, ”I’mthinking more aboutwhat Costa Rica cancontribute to Japan,what can Japan con-tribute to Costa Rica,and what can both cre-ate together to addvalue to the globalcommunity.” The contributions thathe refers to involve hu-manity living peacefullyin balance with nature,and what he expects toemerge in the comingyears through innova-tive new technologies.His diplomatic agendain Tokyo he summarizesas consisting of the de-velopment of “bilateralties with Japan in everything thathas to do with sustainable econom-ics—the production of renewableenergies, bio-innovation, biodiver-sity research, conservation, ecologi-cal tourism, and everything that looks green.” Specifically, he’d like to convince Japanese busi-nesses and the government to collaborate with CostaRica on research and development for renewable en-ergies and the sustainable development of his na-tion’s rich biodiversity.The notion that immediately came to our mind aswe heard him speak in this way is that the timing of 
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Photo: Costa Rica Ambassador Alvaro Cedeno Molinari in his office

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