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Session 4: Enhancing Regional Energy Cooperation in Northeast Asia

Despite the strong need for cooperation and geographical advantage, regional cooperation remains at low levels. Participants discussed ways to enhance cooperation and institutional framework, and discuss further the political and diplomatic aspects of it.

Panel discussion (Chair: Sangmin Nam, UNESCAP)

- Zafar Samadov(Energy Charter Secretariat) “Sharing Experiences in Europe”
- Xunpeng Shi(National University of Singapore) “Development of ASEAN Power Grid-Implications for Northeast Asian Cooperation”
- Hooman Peimani(Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre) “Regional Cooperation on Gas Pipeline and LNG Market”
- Jong-uk Choi(International Energy Security Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ROK) “Energy Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia”

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