Due to measures in place regarding the containment of the COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand, please note that the Third Session of the Committee on Energy will be delivered entirely in a virtual format using the KUDO e conference platform. Please email us at [email protected] if you have missed registering delegates or speakers for the use of KUDO e conference platform for the session.
The Third Session of the Committee on Energy will be held virtually from 24 to 26 February 2021. The Committee will be organized under the theme “Energy transition for a greener, more resilient and inclusive energy future in the Asia-Pacific”. It will review and discuss relevant issues on energy transition in the time of COVID-19 and to provide guidance and propose areas for regional cooperation that contribute to enhancing the security and resilience of the region’s energy systems.
The Committee will provide a platform to review the progress made towards the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goal 7 on sustainable energy, address regional and national policies and measures that have supported achieving targets of the Goal 7 on energy access, renewable energy and energy efficiency.
The Committee will review the draft regional road map on power system connectivity: promoting cross-border electricity connectivity for Sustainable Development as requested by the Commission at its 76th session. The Committee will deliberate on the implementation of its work and the Subprogramme on Energy in the intersessional period, review the activities of the expert working groups and provide guidance on their further work.
The Committee will also initiate the preparatory work for the Third Asian and Pacific Energy Forum at ministerial level, to be held in 2023.
Watch events on Youtube
24 February: Opening
25 February: High-Level Dialogue on Energy 2021
26 February: Side Event on Energy Access in the Asia-Pacific Region
Policy Dialogue on the Phase out of Coal in the Asia-Pacific Region
Delegates may please take post-session evaluation survey here: https://bit.ly/3qxJXdN