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
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/
contact the INOGATE Technical Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that places are limited and will
be attributed on a first-come