On 27 March 2014 the OSCE Academy hosted a round table titled Energy and Climate Change: Agenda for Central Asia".
The round table gathered experts and students of MA in Economic Governance and Development to discuss the link between climate change policies and policies for sustainable development in Central Asian countries.
Mr. Martin Ossewaarde (AUCA) shared his views about climate change in general and its impact on global scientific and political evolution. He also touched upon climate change negotiations between developed and developing countries, the signed protocols and their implementation.
Mr. Paata Janelidze (CASEP) offered some pointed remarks on Central Asian governance principles in general through the prism of energy efficiency, climate change effects mitigation and environmental protection.
Questions and answers session covered the variety of additional topics, including the national policies, reducing emissions and safety in the production.