The Network was present at the 2-day workshop “Geopolitics and Energy Transformation in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood: Eastern Partnership, Russia, Central Asia, and Persian Gulf" that took place in Warsaw, Poland on 3-4 February 2020. The event was organised by the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) and the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM).
38 experts attended the workshop who examined the key actors and drivers of the energy transition in the countries of EU’s Eastern partnership, Russia, Central Asia and the Persian Gulf and discussed the role and the priorities for action for the European Union in these regions within the context of the EU’s green deal.
The event consisted of five panel discussions, namely:
Panel 1: The Geopolitics of Energy Transformation in Russia
Panel 2: The Geopolitics of Energy Transformation in EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood. Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine.
Panel 3: The Geopolitics of Energy Transformation in EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood. Part 2: Caucasus and Central Asia
Panel 4: The Geopolitics of Energy Transformation in the Persian Gulf: Part I
Panel 5 – The Geopolitics of Energy Transformation in the Persian Gulf: Part II
During the two last panels discussions the presentations and the followed discussions were rich in information and insights provided by the experts, including the representative of the EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network Dr. Mustapha Taoumi.