In the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine the first meeting of the working group on preparation and holding in Ukraine the IX International Forum "Energy for Sustainable Development" in 2018 was hold.
The event was initiated by Member of Ukrainian Parliament, Vice-Chairman of the Bureau of the Expert Group on Renewable Energy and the Vice-Chairman of the Bureau of the Expert Group on Energy Efficiency of the Committee on Sustainable Energy of the UNECE, Valeriy Pysarenko.
"The Forum will facilitate an early transition of economy of Ukraine and of the world onto "green growth" and "green technology". We all know that today the problems, connected with the "Future Energy", cannot be solved by any country or any organization acting alone. Therefore, the International Energy Forum should give a launch to new forms of cooperation between the countries and businesses in promotion of clean energy", - Mr. Pysarenko says.
At the next meeting the Working Group is going to adopt the Advisory Committee, define the date of Forum conduction and its potential participants.
Annually, about half of a million representatives of the governments of the UN Member States, experts in the field of energy, representatives of the financial and business sector, researchers and scientists participate in the International Forum on Sustainable Energy of the UNECE.