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Ukraine energy sector reforms and perspectives post 2020

Ukraine’s post-Soviet transformation has entered a new stage with the election of President Zelensky and his ability to gain a parliamentary majority. 

He has unprecedented powers and popularity to transform Ukraine: will this happen in the energy sector? Can the reforms of the gas and electricity markets be accelerated and energy efficiency finally change scale ? What is the gas situation and status of negotiations with Russia as the supply and transit contracts terminate by the end of the year?




09:00 - 09:15: Introduction

Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega, Director, Centre for Energy & Climate, Ifri


09:15 - 09:30: The strategic context

Pavel Klimkin, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine


09:30 - 09:45: The status of energy sector Europeanization

Olena Pavlenko, President, DiXi Group


09:45 - 10:00: Strategic energy security priorities

Oleksandr Kharchenko, Senior Energy Advisor, National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine


10:00 - 10:15: The Russia-Ukraine gas negotiations and unbundling of Naftogaz

Vadym Glamazdin, Head of Government Relations, Naftogaz


10:15 - 11:30  Discussion

Discussant: Olivier Appert, Senior Advisor, Centre for Energy & Climate, Ifri


This debate will be held in English. 


27 rue de la Procession, 75015 Paris
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For more information and registration, please contact Cécile De Cordier: decordier@ifri.org

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