27 May 2019 - 28 May 2019
Bratislava, Slovakia

Protecting Energy Networks from Natural and Man-Made Disasters

Nadejda Komendantova is invited to moderate a session on "Protecting Energy Networks from Natural and Man-made Disasters" at the 2nd Preparatory Meeting of the 27th OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum "Promoting economic progress and security in the OSCE area through energy co-operation, new technologies, good governance and connectivity in the digital era". 

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The Economic and Environmental Forum is the main meeting-cycle within the Economic and Environmental Dimension of the OSCE. Its objectives are to identify needs and priorities, to raise awareness and to stimulate the political will of the 57 OSCE Participating States in dealing with economic, environmental and security related challenges, to share best practices, as well as to provide a platform for dialogue with representatives of international organizations, the business and academic communities, and civil society. 

The agenda of the Forum focuses on the following topics:

- Fostering co-operation and building partnerships for a secure energy future

- Improving the environmental footprint of energy-related activities

- Protecting energy networks from natural and man-made disasters

Session III "Protecting Energy Networks from Natural and Man-made Disasters"

The session includes the following topics:

  • Natural and man-made disasters and their impact on energy security
  • Opportunities and challenges for secure energy networks connected with new technologies
  • Raising resilience: how effective policies and co-operation can mitigate threat
  • OSCE response: introducing the OSCE CEIP Digital Training Platform 

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CONTACT DETAILS

Nadejda Komendantova

Research Scholar

Advanced Systems Analysis

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PUBLICATIONS

Iakubovskii D, Komendantova N ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2568-6179, Rovenskaya E, Krupenev D, & Boyarkin D (2019). Impacts of Earthquakes on Energy Security in the Eurasian Economic Union: Resilience of the Electricity Transmission Networks in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. Geosciences 9 (1): e54. DOI:10.3390/geosciences9010054.

Arghavani M, Ghafory-Ashtiany M, Komendantova N ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2568-6179, & Hochrainer-Stigler S (2018). Physical Resilience of the Electricity Transmission Grid against Earthquake: Analysis of a Prototype Model. In: 11th International Congress on Civil Engineering, 8-10 May 2018, Tehran, Iran.

Komendantova N ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2568-6179, Leroy C, & Battaglini A (2015). Protection of electricity infrastructure from natural hazards: from multi-risk assessment to multi-risk governance. In: The Protection of Critical Energy Infrastructure Against Emerging Security Challenges. Eds. Niglia, A., pp. 57-71 Amsterdam: IOS Press BV. ISBN 978-1-61499-571-5

Scolobig A, Garcia-Aristizabal A, Komendantova N ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2568-6179, & Patt A (2015). From multi-risk assessment to multi-risk governance. recommendations for future directions. Prepared for the [[Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015]]; UNISDR and GAR (2015)

Komendantova N ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2568-6179, Patt A, & Scolobig A (2014). Understanding Risk: The Evolution of Disaster Risk Assessment. Washington: GFDRR / International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

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