The first Regional Energy Summit gathering key stakeholders from Georgia, Armenia and Turkey, took place in Tbilisi on 25 May, with participation of EU's programme EU4ENERGY.
The Summit launched the regional dimension of EU4Energy Governance, which provides support to countries in the region to identify key regional energy infrastructure projects to foster trade and security of supply. Participants shared experience on energy sector development, discussed possible cooperation in energy markets and reforms expected from Georgia under Energy Community Treaty and their benefits for cross-border energy cooperation.
The event was co-organized by the EU4Energy Governance Project, USAID Governing for Growth (G4G) in Georgia and the Ministry of Energy of Georgia.
EU4Energy is a 4-year programme of EU technical assistance launched in June 2016. EU4Energy Component 3 "Legislative and Regulatory Environment and Key Energy Infrastructure" is funded by the European Union and co-financed and implemented by the Energy Community Secretariat and the Energy Charter Secretariat.
Tbilisi, 25 May 2017