On December 10, 2019, the Viet Nam Energy Partnership Group (VEPG) held its Third High-Level Meeting (HLM) and First Stakeholder Forum at Melia Hotel in Hanoi. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Mr. Đặng Hoàng An – Vice Minister of Industry and Trade (MoIT) – and co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Giorgio Aliberti – Ambassador of the European Union to Viet Nam – and Mr. Ousmane Dione – Country Director of the World Bank.
The event gathered 230 high-level representatives, including 9 Ambassadors, 15 speakers, as well as representatives from the public sector, development partners, private companies, academia and civil society. During the event, there were 9 speeches on energy issues are delivered: ”Appropriate energy structure for Vietnam”, ”Energy efficiency – Energy saving action plan”, ”Opportunities for distributed renewable energy in Vietnam”.
The highlight of this High-Level Meeting was the presentation of the VEPG Progress Report for 2019, which analyses the progress in the implementation of the forty (40) policy recommendations that were formulated by the five VEPG Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and adopted at the VEPG’s 2nd High-Level Meeting on 26 November 2018.
The 1st VEPG Stakeholder Forum, which followed the High-Level Meeting, hosted a select group of experts who shared their experience and debated prominent topics in Viet Nam’s energy sector.
Down below are the pictures taken during the meeting: