Abu Dhabi, UAE
A two-day Regional Workshop on Renewable Energy in Central Asia will take place on 26 and 27 April 2017 at the IRENA Headquarters in Abu Dhabi, UAE. As part of the regional consultative process to develop an action plan guiding IRENA’s engagement in the region, the meeting aims to provide a better understanding of the challenges and opportunities for a more accelerated development of renewables in the region. The meeting is expected to offer a platform for enhancing the dialogue in the renewables sphere among government experts, key national and regional stakeholders, and IRENA.
The meeting will discuss the findings of the regional gap analysis study, receive feedback from the governments and key regional stakeholders on the needs and priorities in the development of the renewable energy sector, and exchange views on IRENA’s potential role in supporting uptake of renewables in the region. The outcome of the meeting will provide feedback into a regional Action Plan.