Energy Minister meets with UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan


Minister of Energy Parviz Shahbazov met with the newly appointed UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan Vladanka Andreeva, Report mentions, referring to the Ministry of Energy.

The minister congratulated Andreeva on her appointment and wished her success in her work. He reiterated that at COP 26 in Glasgow, Azerbaijan set a new goal and made an additional voluntary commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The meeting touched upon the issues arising from the implementation of the “Framework Document on Cooperation for Sustainable Development between the UN and the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan” for March 2021-2025, signed in March this year. The document discussed essential elements of the energy transition, including renewable energy, energy efficiency, “green growth” and prospects for cooperation in the areas of decarbonization. Mechanisms for joint action were considered to ensure harmony between national goals and global initiatives in sustainable energy.


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