ASTANA, Kazakhstan, July 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The Future Energy Forum has opened in Astana. This is the central event of the Astana EXPO 2017 business program.
The first of the twelve conferences was about climate change and ways of preserving the planet by introducing new energy sources by 2050. A discussion of the Green Bridge Partnership Program for Paris Climate Agreement implementation in Kazakhstan and Central Asia was given special attention.
Welcoming the delegates to the Forum, Deputy Energy Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Gani Sadibekov noted that "during the 70th session of the UN General Assembly, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev spoke about opening an international center for the development of green technologies and investment projects in Astana." Gani Sadibekov added that efforts are currently being made to implement this project.
According to deputy chairman of the board at NC "Astana EXPO-2017" Yerbol Shormanov, despite having enormous mineral resources, Kazakhstan's goal is a green economy.
"The Republic of Kazakhstan is one of the ten leading exporters of raw hydrocarbons and mineral resources and now, at the current stage of the country's development, we recognize our responsibility towards the global community more than ever," said Mr. Shormanov.
The conference has become an international platform for discussing the development of the global power industry. The following people spoke and gave reports at the conference: Professor Klaus Töpfer, the founding director of the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS); Vladimir Sidorovich, the co-founder and CEO of the Institute of Energy Efficient Building Technologies and head of the EXPO 2017 Russian Experts Council; Professor Bakhyt Yessekina, member of the Council on Green Economy under the President of Kazakhstan, director of the "Green Academy" Scientific Research and Education Center; and Savvas Seimanidis, president of the European Renewable Energies Federation (EREF).
The Future Energy Forum will continue at the Astana EXPO 2017 exhibition. Results of all twelve conferences will be included in the Astana EXPO 2017 Manifesto of Values and Principles.
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