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23rd session of the Committee on Sustainable Energy

Energy for Sustainable Development - Must reality conflict with ambition?
The state of the global economy and the economics of energy markets have led to outcomes that conflict with the ambitions of the UNECE member States with respect to sustainable development. While the global energy map is being redrawn, coal use and hence greenhouse gas emissions are increasing, tariffs are rising though quality of service is not, and geopolitics have moved energy security of supply, especially for natural gas, to the forefront.

During the 23rd session of the Committee on Sustainable Energy (19-21 November), high-level representatives from government and business will provide their views on progress made and the remaining challenges. Member States will be consulted on how the UNECE region can reshape pathways towards cleaner energy systems.

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