AMEM and UN Asia Pacific Climate Week

02 – 06 September 2019 |Bangkok, Thailand

From 2 - 6 September, in addition to Innovation Day in Thailand, IRENA will take part in two international events in Bangkok: The ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) and the UN's Asia-Pacific Climate Week.

4 September - AMEM

IRENA’s Director-General Francesco La Camera will speak at the ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM). The ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM) will see ministers and senior representatives from across the regional energy landscape gather to discuss ASEAN’s energy outlook and enhanced collaboration between countries in the journey towards greater interconnectivity and grid integration.

5 September - Asia-Pacific Climate Week

IRENA will also participate at the UN’s Asia Pacific Climate Week which also takes place from 2-6 September in Bangkok, Thailand. Two days of the Regional Climate Weeks will be dedicated to technical dialogues on the implementation of the climate commitments or “Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). These technical NDC dialogues, running since 2014, have been organized by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat to help countries plan and implement their climate commitments. On 5 September, IRENA will the lead the breakout group for NDC Dialogue on “Energy Transition” and organise a side event on innovation.