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Energy Charter Secretariat contributes to the UN ESCAP’s Expert Group Meeting on Sustainable and Clean Energy in North and Central Asia

On 9-10 June 2021, the Energy Charter Secretariat’s Knowledge Centre participated in the Expert Group Meeting on Sustainable and Clean Energy in North and Central Asia under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.

The expert group meeting brought together experts and relevant stakeholders from North and Central Asia (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, the Russian Federation, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) to discuss the key determinants of clean energy in the region as well as the relationship between clean energy and the Sustainable Development Agenda. The Secretariat contributed to the discussion to highlight the importance of promoting regional energy cooperation and market integration to attain the objectives of the Sustainable Development Goal 7 “Affordable and Clean Energy”, and facilitate the energy transition.