UNECE’s work on sustainable energy is designed to improve access to affordable and clean energy for all and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the carbon footprint of the energy sector in the region. It promotes international policy dialogue and cooperation among governments, energy industries and other stakeholders. The focus is on energy efficiency, cleaner electricity production from fossil fuels, renewable energy, coal mine methane, natural gas, classification of energy and mineral reserves and resources, and energy security. Read more
Managing methane emissions from energy-related extractive activities is a win-win for delivering on the global promises on climate change and sustainable development: this was the key message delivered by UNECE Executive Secretary Christian Friis Bach in his keynote address to the Global Methane Forum in Washington D.C. on 30 March.
More details on UNECE participation at the Global Methane Forum available here.
Pathways to Sustainable Energy3rd Workshop(19-20 April 2016)
Group of Experts on Gas3rd Session (21 - 22 April 2016)
Expert Group on Resource Classification7th Session(26 - 29 April 2016)
Statement by Mr. Christian Friis Bach, United Nations Under-Secretary-GeneralExecutive Secretary of the UNECE, at 6th Meeting of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) Ministers Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (4 November 2015)