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Sustainable Energy


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 >

Key areas of work

In focus

Open-ended Consultation of the Committee on Sustainable Energy
16 May 2019, Salle VIII, Palais des Nations, Geneva

preceded by

Pathways to Sustainable Energy - Consultation Worskhop
14 to 15 May 2019, Salle S4, Palais des Nations, Geneva

The events will feature inputs from the six subsidiary bodies. Based on the insights, the Committee will be invited to rethink its procedures, structures, and activities to deliver more compelling outcomes.


25 to 27 September 2019
Salle XXVI, Palais des Nations, Geneva

08 to 09 October 2019
Salle XI, Palais des Nations, Geneva

10 to 11 October 2019
Room XI, Palais des Nations, Geneva

07 to 08 November 2019
Room XI, Palais des Nations, Geneva