The International Resource Panel's Co-Chair Izabella Teixeira addressed the Senior Officials Meeting in Tokyo on 12-13 Fenruary as part of the preparations for the G20 Meeting of Environment Ministers to be held in Japan later this year.

Mrs Teixeira spoke about the imperatives for resource efficiency, outlined some of the findings of the  Panel's forthcoming Global Resources Outlook 2019 report (to be released in March), and reiterated the links between climate change and resource efficieny.

The Senior Officials Meeting was organized by the Japanese Ministry of Environment.