14 June 2017 - 16 June 2017
Astana, Kazakhstan

Greening the economy and building partnerships for energy security in the Central Asian region

The meeting is Astana is part of an annual series of preparatory meetings to provide opportunities for international dialogue on economic and environmental issues linked to security.    

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Risk and Resilience researcher, Nadejda Komendantova, has been invited by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to facilitate discussion during Session II, which focuses specifically on achieving energy security targets through the deployment of renewable energy sources. The session aims to promote the benefits of co-operation within the Central Asian region to ensure green growth and sustainable development.

Komendantova's contribution to the discussion will include examples from research carried out in the context of the Linking Climate Change Mitigation, Energy Security and Regional Development in Climate and Energy Model Regions in Austria (LINKS) project.

This year the 25th Economic and Environmental Forum is organized by the 2017 Austrian OSCE Chairmanship, in co-operation with the Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities (OCEEA). The Forum is the highest level annual meeting of the OSCE dealing with economic, environmental and security questions, with more than 400 representatives from government, civil society, business and international organizations regularly participating in the event.


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CONTACT DETAILS

Nadejda Komendantova-Amann

Research Scholar

Risk and Resilience

T +43(0) 2236 807 285

PUBLICATIONS

Komendantova N & Battaglini A (2016). Beyond Decide-Announce-Defend (DAD) and Not-in-My-Backyard (NIMBY) models? Addressing the social and public acceptance of electric transmission lines in Germany. Energy Research & Social Science 22: 224-231. DOI:10.1016/j.erss.2016.10.001.

Truger B, Bramreiter R, Schinko T, Bednar-Friedl B, Riegler M, & Komendantova N (2016). Scoping study on the history and current context of Climate and Energy Model Regions. LINKS Working Paper 2.1, IIASA, Links, Wegener Center, Klima Energie Fonds

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