New INOGATE Technical Secretariat and integrated programme in support of the Baku Initiative and the Eastern Partnership energy objectives

Project Description

The overall objective of the proposed programme is to contribute to the progress of the INOGATE Partner Countries in the achievement of the Baku Initiative and the Eastern Partnership objectives. The programme would support a reduction in their dependency on fossil fuels and imports, improvement of the security of their energy supply, and climate change overall mitigation.

Specific Objectives

  • To ensure that assistance in support of the Baku Initiative/Eastern Partnership as well as the Energy Community objectives is more effective, coherent, sustainable and aligned with partner countries` objectives.
  • To assist the countries in strengthening energy institutional governance in relation to sustainable energy, in particular by focusing on institutional capacity.
  • Improved business climate for energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.
  • To support Partner Countries in improving energy economic planning through enhanced use and harmonisation of energy statistics in line with European standards.
  • To enhance convergence of Gas and Electricity Markets on the basis of the EU internal energy market principles.
  • To increase efficiency of the gas and electricity supply infrastructures.

Key Data



Implementation period

01/02/2012 - 30/04/2016



Thematic Areas

Energy policy, Energy tariffs, Energy markets, Energy standards, Energy security, Renewable energy, Energy efficiency, Energy investments, Energy statistics

Beneficiary countries

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

Project Activities

Activity Title ▴▾ Date ▴ Status ▴▾ Location Type
INOGATE Communication Workshop on Sustainable Energy – Georgia 08/02/2013 - 08/02/2013 Completed Tbilisi (Georgia) Event
Other Event
Comp C: AHEF.051.GE Workshop: Conducting of the capacity building on EU Directives and legally binding obligations under the Energy Community Treaty 27/02/2013 - 28/02/2013 Completed Tbilisi (Georgia) Country Requests (AHEFS)
Seminars & Workshops
Comp D: Signing Memorandum of Understanding with Georgia 28/02/2013 - 28/02/2013 Completed Tbilisi (Georgia) Reports and Studies
Comp D: Signing of MoU with Kyrgyzstan 06/03/2013 - 06/03/2013 Completed Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) Reports and Studies
Comp C: Communication Workshop in Moldova, Sustainable Energy 14/03/2013 - 14/03/2013 Completed Chisinau (Moldova) Event
Seminars & Workshops
AHEF MD.047, Agency for Energy Efficiency, Chisinau, Moldova, March 12-14 and March 18-20, 2013 13/03/2013 - 21/03/2013 Completed Chisinau (Moldova) Event
Seminars & Workshops
Country Requests (AHEFS)
Com B: AHEF AM.65, Individual quality indicators of provided services contained in the rules of use and supply of electricity and natural gas, as well as other principles of balancing the legal powers in relations between distributor (supplier) and consumers 31/03/2013 - 31/03/2013 Completed Yerevan (Armenia) Country Requests (AHEFS)
Comp C: Communication Workshop in Azerbaijan, Sustainable Energy 04/04/2013 - 04/04/2013 Completed Baku (Azerbaijan) Event
Seminars & Workshops
Comp D: Signing of MoU with Belarus 10/04/2013 - 10/04/2013 Completed Minsk (Belarus) Reports and Studies
Comp D: Signing of MoU with Moldova 11/04/2013 - 11/04/2013 Completed Chisinau (Moldova) Reports and Studies
Comp D: Signing of Approval of the National Energy Statistics Action Plan for the Republic of Tajikistan 17/04/2013 - 17/04/2013 Completed Dushanbe (Tajikistan) Reports and Studies
Comp D: Signing of MoU with Kazakhstan 23/04/2013 - 23/04/2013 Completed Astana (Kazakhstan) Event
Comp D: International Conference on Strategic Role of Energy Statistics in National and International Policies 23/04/2013 - 24/04/2013 Completed Copenhagen (Denmark) INOGATE Meetings
Comp C: Communication Workshop in Armenia, Sustainable Energy 25/04/2013 - 25/04/2013 Completed Yerevan (Armenia) Event
Seminars & Workshops
Study tour & workshop “Sustainable Energy Financing” - Austria 14/05/2013 - 16/05/2013 Completed Vienna (Austria) Study visits
Seminars & Workshops
Regional seminar and Study tour “INOGATE Gas Cross Border Trading – EU Perspectives and main challenges” – Italy 22/05/2013 - 24/05/2013 Completed Milan (Italy) Event
Seminars & Workshops
Study visits
Comp A: Participation of INOGATE in International Investment and Innovation Forum 06/06/2013 - 07/06/2013 Completed Lviv (Ukraine) Other Event
Comp D: Signing of MoU with Azerbaijan Republic 07/06/2013 - 07/06/2013 Completed Baku (Azerbaijan) Reports and Studies
Comp B: Participation of INOGATE exeprts in Euro Asian Standardisation Council (EASC) Meeting (in the framework of project activity B2-6) 06/06/2013 - 08/06/2013 Completed Ufa (Russian Federation) Event
Other Event
Comp A: INOGATE and the Energy Community in Armenia: an Information Event 11/06/2013 - 11/06/2013 Completed Yerevan (Armenia) Event
Information Event
Comp C: Communication Workshop in Belarus, Sustainable Energy 18/06/2013 - 18/06/2013 Completed Minsk (Belarus) Seminars & Workshops
Comp B: Particpation of INOGATE Experts in the Workshop of Eastern Partnership Energy Regulatory Bodies 18/06/2013 - 18/06/2013 Completed Tbilisi (Georgia) Event
Other Event
Comp D: Signing of MoU with the Republic of Armenia 26/06/2013 - 26/06/2013 Completed Yerevan (Armenia) Reports and Studies
Study visits
Comp A: INOGATE Local Information Event on Sustainable Energy in Ukraine 27/06/2013 - 27/06/2013 Completed Kiev (Ukraine) Information Event
Comp C: Participation in Sustainable Energy week event in Ukraine 22/06/2013 - 30/06/2013 Completed Lviv (Ukraine) Event
Other Event

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Thematic Areas
Energy policy
Energy tariffs
Energy markets
Energy standards
Energy security
Renewable energy
Energy efficiency
Energy investments
Energy statistics
INOGATE Meetings
Seminars & Workshops
Other Event
Training Course
INOGATE Meetings
Ministerial Conference
Information Event
Country Requests (AHEFS)
Reports and Studies
Study visits