The Secretary-General, Mr Guy Lentz, expressed sincere gratitude to five Ukrainian experts for their dedication to the work of the Task Force established within the project “Cooperation for Restoring the Ukrainian Energy Infrastructure”, and congratulated them on the successful completion of secondment programmes at the Energy Charter Secretariat.
From 01 August 2022 to 31 January 2023, Ms Inna Slobodian; Deputy Head of the Department – Head of the Division on the Bilateral Cooperation and International Treaties, Department for International Affairs, Ms Yevheniia Nimak; State Expert of the Expert Group for European and Euroatlantic Integration of the Directorate for Strategic Planning and European Integration, Mr Vladyslav Maksakov; State Expert of Expert Group for Renewable Electricity Development of the Directorate for Power Sector and Electricity Market Development, Mr Ievgen Rossikov; State Expert of Expert Group for State Programs and Formation of Energy-Efficient Behavior of the Final Energy Consumers of the Directorate for Energy and Resource Efficiency Policy Formation, and Mr Oleksandr Laktionov; Head of the Strategic Projects and Programs of the Strategic Planning Department, National Joint Stock Company «Naftogaz of Ukraine» successfully contributed to the following deliverables of the Task Force:
- development and regular update of the “Ukrainian Energy Sector Evaluation and Damage Assessment” reports;
- development and regular update of the Coordination Matrix of activities related to the restoration of the Ukrainian energy infrastructure;
- establishing and regularly conducting Coordination Meetings with the participation of representatives from the Ukrainian Ministries, foreign governments, international organisations, NGOs and think tanks. The Coordination Meetings aim to have efficient coordination of all current and future activities related to the restoration of the Ukrainian energy infrastructure;
- development and regular update of “Report on Key Legislative Changes Addressing the Negative Impact of the War and the Energy Crisis Related to the Damaged Energy Infrastructure In Ukraine”;
- contribution to the development of the Ukraine Recovery Plan and providing recommendations to the Government of Ukraine on the post-war recovery and synchronization of energy strategies;
- conducting webinars, round tables and other events related to the Task Force activities.
The Energy Charter Secretariat wishes the Ukrainian colleagues a safe return to Ukraine, the soonest victory and the best of luck in all their future endeavours.
The overall objective of the project "Cooperation for Restoring the Ukrainian Energy Infrastructure" is to assist the Government of Ukraine in the cost-effective restoration of energy infrastructure, taking into account the clean energy transition while ensuring energy security. The project is funded by the European Commission and implemented by the Energy Charter Secretariat.