Intergovernmental agreement between Russia and Uzbekistan on cooperation in the field of nuclear energy usage for civilian purposes came into effect on Sunday, 1 April, according to the publication at the official website on legal information.
Russian Minister of Energy Alexander Novak chaired a meeting of the Organizing Committee in charge of preparing for and holding the Russian Energy Week International Forum in Moscow on 16 March.
Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation Anton Kobyakov held a meeting in Moscow with World Energy Council (WEC) Secretary General Christoph Frei.
Russia plans to attract approximately RUB 1.5 trillion from private investors to revamp its power sector over the next six years, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in his annual address to the Federal Assembly.
At the Clean Energy Ministerial in Ottawa in January 2018, representatives of the meeting’s sherpas discussed preparations for the International Mayors’ Summit on Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Growth in Cities, which will be held on 3–6 October during the ‘Russian Energy Week’ International Forum.
Russian Deputy Minister of Energy Anton Inyutsyn chaired a meeting of the working group in charge of drafting the business programme for the ‘Russian Energy Week’ International Forum.
An EFEA Awards 2018 ceremony was held on 18 January as part of the Europe + Asia Event Forum (EFEA).
On 21 December 2017, the Organizing Committee for preparing for and holding the Russian Energy Week 2018 International Forum held a meeting chaired by Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation.
The Agency for Strategic Initiatives held a business breakfast for foreign partners ‘Business Climate in Russia: Achievements and Challenges?’ in Moscow on 19 December 2017. It was attended by representatives of Russian official and business communities and the expert community, as well as of the diplomatic missions of Argentina, Greece, Malaysia, South Africa, Belarus, etc.
The second ‘Russian Energy Week’ Energy Efficiency and Energy Development International Forum, Russia’s biggest annual trade event dedicated to analysing trends in the global fuel and energy complex, will take place in Moscow and St. Petersburg on 3–6 October 2018 with support from the Ministry of Energy of Russia.
Head of the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum Denis Osadchy gave an interview to Neftegaz.RU Information Agency in which he spoke about the benefits of SPIGF, the main objectives of the event and plans for the future.
The Roscongress Foundation has presented Russia’s key economic forums to volunteers from Russian regions as part of the All-Russia Volunteers’ Forum, which is taking place in Moscow on 4–6 December 2017. The Forum was attended by some 4,000 participants.