The Eighth Forum will combine a ministerial meeting followed by a high-level plenary session with parallel workshops and site visits over four days. The energy ministerial conference will kick-off the Eighth Forum on 11 June 2017 and follow the official presidential opening of the EXPO 2017 “Future Energy” on 10 June 217, which expects more than 5 million visitors over three months, more than 100 participating countries and international organizations and the private sector.
EXPO 2017 “Future Energy” seeks to address global energy related challenges and presents therefore a unique opportunity for ministers to jointly discuss immediate solutions and quick fixes to global energy related challenges.
Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!
The Republic of Kazakhstan, being an example of sustainable and consistent political and economic development in the region, remains a reliable and responsible member of the international energy security system.
Energy security is a key issue for almost…
Dear member States, delegations and friends,
Following adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by the United Nations General Assembly in September 2015, the world continues to explore how to attain the sustainable development goals and other aspirational pledges such as the Paris Agreement on climate change. Meeting their pledges will require…
Chairman of KAZENERGY Association
Dear colleagues, ladies and gentlemen,
Kazakhstan is strongly committed to the principles of the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative for achieving universal access to modern energy services, enhancing energy efficiency and increasing the use of renewables.
In order to facilitate progress…
Chairman of the Board of "Astana EXPO 2017" NC" JSC
Dear delegates, dear friends!
The Ministerial Conference “Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Energy” and the 8th International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development will be held in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, on 11-14 June 2017. On behalf of the National Company “Astana EXPO-2017”, please let me welcome the delegations that will join us in the upcoming events.
Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS
United Nations Development Programme