18 October 2017, Cairo. – The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean will organize the first UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum: Releasing renewable energy opportunities in the Euro-Mediterranean Region, on 18 October 2017 in Cairo, Egypt. The event is organised under the auspices of government of Egypt, in cooperation with OME (Observatoire Méditerranéen de l’Energie) and the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions, and with financial support from the government of Sweden.
The first UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum is in line with the fulfillment of the UfM roadmap aiming to “foster regional cooperation in the energy sector (interconnections, interdependency, efficiency, renewable energy, energy mix)”, and in direct articulation with the UfM Strategy for the private sector. The UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum will be a milestone in the promotion of the private sector’s role in Euro-Mediterranean regional cooperation in the field of integrated energy transition.
Private sector development is key to seizing existing business opportunities and fostering regional integration in the Mediterranean. The UfM seeks to promote investment and the development of a stronger private sector in the Mediterranean region in order to contribute to the economic development of the region.
The event will bring together high-level government representatives from the UfM region, stakeholders, private sector investors, international financial institutions and successful investment cases, with the aim of identifying business opportunities and providing updated information and networking.
For further information please contact the UfM Energy Division: [email protected]
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