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High-level conference to celebrate 20 years of energy cooperation

2016-02-10 - Brussels, Belgium

The European Commission is marking 20 years of energy cooperation with its eastern partners by holding a high-level conference, “EU Energy Cooperation with the Eastern Neighbourhood and Central Asia” in Brussels on 17 March 2016. This celebratory conference will also herald the beginning of a new stage in energy cooperation with the region. The event will be hosted by EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations, Mr. Johannes Hahn.

The one-day event will bring together 200 participants, including high-level representatives from the EU, Partner Countries, international financial institutions, think tanks, the private sector and academia.

As energy is a crucial area of our cooperation, the event will provide the opportunity to reflect on what actions we can take together to address the questions of energy security, sustainability and investments. The purpose is to exchange views on energy sector developments in the EU, the Eastern Partnership countries and Central Asia. The event will also mark 20 fruitful years of cooperation in the framework of the INOGATE Programme (1996-2016).

An exhibition area will showcase the latest activities and opportunities in the energy sector’s of the Partner Countries.

Concluding remarks will be presented by Mr Maroš Šefčovič, European Commission Vice President of the Energy Union.

If you are interested to participate in this event, please visit the conference site to register: http://conference.inogate.org/ or contact the INOGATE Technical Secretariat at secretariat.kiev@inogate.org.  Please note that places are limited and will be attributed on a first-come first-served basis.