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Seminar "The Global Energy Challenges"

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In January 2006 URC and the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs convened an international seminar to discuss options for addressing overriding concerns governing global energy development in the coming decade.

The seminar provided a unique opportunity for discussing Danish energy and climate priorities in an international context, and for discussing perspectives and opportunities for Danish industry and consulting companies globally.

Presentations are available in PDF format. Estimated download time at 28.8 kbps is less than 2 minutes, unless indicated otherwise .

All documents - zip file  (32 minutes)

 
Session 1
Chair: Hans Larsen, Head of System Analysis Department, Risø National Laboratory
Welcome and objectives, Hans Larsen, Head of System Analysis Department, Risø National Laboratory
UNEP’s Energy Cooperation with Denmark Mark Radka, Chief, Energy Branch, UNEP
Danish policy and activities on energy for sustainable development and climate change action plan,
Ulla Tørnæs, Minister for Development Cooperation, Denmark
Linking energy development, energy security and the MDGs, Jamal Saghir, Director, Energy and Water, the World Bank
EU energy initiatives for poverty eradication and infrastructure development,
René Karottki, Advisor, European Union Energy Initiative (EUEI) Secretariat
Access to modern forms of energy – UNEP case examples  (7 minutes), John Christensen, Head, UNEP Risø Centre
Roundtable - regional perspectives on energy and development (China, Nigeria, Chile, S.Korea)
Increasing Access to Energy Services for Rural Areas in Order to Achieve the MDGs in West Africa,
Anthony Olusegun Adegbolugbe, Special Advisor to the President on Energy, Nigeria
Energy policy and sustainable development in Chile,
Pedro Maldonado, Senior Researcher, Programa de Investigaciones en Energia, Chile
Sustainable Development Policies in Korea  (3 minutes)
Hoesung Lee, College of Environment, Keimyung University, Daegu, S. Korea
Session 2
Chair: Geert Aagaard Andersen, Head, Environment and Sustainable Development Secretariat,
Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
New International Climate Policy Perspectives
Key issues emerging from the IPCC 4th assessment  (9 minutes)
Ogunlade R. Davidson, Co-chair of IPCC-WGIII, Dean, Post Graduate Studies, University of Sierra Leone
Where are the FCCC and KP heading after Montreal,
Janos Pasztor, Coordinator, Sustainable Development Programme, Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC)
EA - Energy and climate change actions - the G8 challenge,
Rick Bradley, Head, Energy Efficiency and Environment Division, International Energy Agency (IEA)
International climate policy cooperation after Montreal - Danish Industry perspectives,
Lars Hansen, Chief Advisor, Confederation of Danish Industries (DI)
 
Linking Development and Climate
Development and climate changeoption for new regime directions  (5 minutes)
Emilio Lebre La Rovere, Coordinator of the Environmental Sciences Laboratory and Executive Coordinator of CentroClim, COPPE/UFRJ, Brazil
CDM project development and capacity building support, Sami Kamel, CDM Programme manager, UNEP Risø Centre
Integrating climate concerns in development planning,
Kirsten Halsnæs, Sustainable Development Coordinator, UNEP Risø Centre
Summary and conclusions
Geert Aagaard Andersen, Head, Environment and Sustainable Development Secretariat, Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 
For further information contact:  Sara Traerup, slmt@dtu.dk

 

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