The Central Communications Office held a briefing dedicated to the preparation for the first event of EXPO-2017

16/05/2015 Astana

The Central Communications Office held a briefing dedicated to the preparation for the first event of EXPO-2017 – Ministerial Conference and the Eighth International Forum “Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Energy”. Less than a month is left before the key event in the energy sector.

The Ministerial Conference and the Eighth International Forum are held by the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and KAZENERGY Association under the auspices of five regional UN Commissions (ECE, ESCAP, ESCWA, ECA, ECLAC). This key event of the energy sector included in the Schedule of the Most Significant Events of the EXPO to be held on the 11-14th of June in Astana.

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It became known that about 20 ministers and vice-ministers of energy and many leaders of the largest international organizations, such as the UN, OSCE, WPC, GECF, IRENA, IEA, SE4ALL have already confirmed their participation in the event. The Ministerial Conference will be opened by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev. The speakers of the briefing: Bolat Akchulakov, Director General of the KAZENERGY Association, Sospanova Ainur, Director of the Department of Renewable Energy Sources of the Ministry of Energy of the RK, and Saparova Aliya, Deputy Director of the Department of Content and Event Management of “NC” Astana EXPO-2017″ JSC.

 

It is expected that the main outcome of the event will be the adoption of the Ministerial Declaration containing a number of concrete measures to ensure the accomplishment of the goals of the New 2030 Agenda. The Ministerial Declaration will become the basis of the Values Statement of EXPO – the final document of the EXPO.

 

The interactive platform of the upcoming event will serve as a catalyst for mutually beneficial collaboration in development of many countries and strengthening international cooperation in promoting green development in our region.

 

The KAZENERGY Association thanks the partners for assisting in organizing and hosting the Conference and the Forum: General Partner – Samruk Kazyna National Welfare Fund JSC, Social Partner – Samruk-Kazyna Trust Social Development Foundation, General Sponsor – Tengizchevroil LLP, and the Sponsors – CNPC and Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V.