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BRICS Energy Week to be held on 10-16 October

On 10-16 October, under the Russian BRICS Chairmanship in 2020 the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation along with other interested organizations will hold BRICS Energy Week.

The 5th Meeting of BRICS Energy Ministers scheduled for 14 October via videoconference, chaired by Alexander Novak, Russian Minister of Energy, will be the central event of the week. The BRICS Energy Ministers will discuss the coordination of international efforts to overcome the impact of the pandemic on energy sector, promotion of the energy dialogue between the BRICS countries, expansion of technological cooperation, as well as the results of the BRICS Energy Research Platform’s activities and plans for further development. A Joint Statement by the BRICS Energy Ministers and a framework document on the development of energy cooperation 2025 are expected to be adopted following the meeting.

BRICS Energy Week will open on 10 October with the #ВместеЯрче (#TogetherBrighter) International Festival of Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency in Saransk. “The Peer Dialogue” and the BRICS Conference #TogetherBrighter on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving will be the key events of the Festival.

On 15 October, Moscow will host the first Annual Meeting of the BRICS Energy Research Platform, where the first analytical reports by the BRICS countries will be presented. Anton Inyutsyn, Russian Deputy Energy Minister, as well as Energy Research Platform experts from BRICS and international organizations are expected to deliver speeches at the meeting.

The traditional BRICS Youth Energy Summit scheduled for 16 October will be the largest youth energy event in BRICS. This year, delegations from all five countries, comprised of representatives of Line Agencies responsible for the implementation of energy and youth policies as well as over 150 young scientists and experts from 40 leading universities and industrial organizations will take part in the summit. The presentation of the third issue of the BRICS Youth Energy Outlook 2020 global youth research is scheduled to take place as part of the summit.

All the BRICS Energy Week events, except the Ministers’ Meeting, will be available online.

For reference:

International Festival of Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency #TogetherBrighter

Annual meeting of the BRICS Energy Research Platform

Third BRICS Youth Energy Summit

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