Atlantic Council pushes Global Energy Forum to March amid COVID concerns

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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The Atlantic Council, US-based nonpartisan organization, has revealed that the 2022 Global Energy Forum will be held on the closing week of Expo 2020 in Dubai from 28th to 29th March 2022.

The 2022 Global Energy Forum, which is part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) will be hosted in conjunction with the 2022 World Government Summit a major global convening focused on the tools, policies, and models that are essential in shaping future governments and will take advantage of the unparalleled opportunities at Expo 2020’s concluding week.

Randy Bell
Randy Bell
Senior Director
Global Energy Centre

“As the global energy system faces unprecedented challenges and promising new innovations, it is more important than ever for leaders around the world to collaborate in person to advance the energy transition. The recent sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in the United States due to the Omicron variant made it necessary to postpone the 2022 Global Energy Forum. We are confident the new event dates and location will allow for an even more impactful and engaging convening.”

Apart from the in-person event in March, the Global Energy Forum will also convene several virtual programs this month during ADSW to complement the event’s critical mission of accelerating global climate action.

The virtual programs will include a high-level discussion on the outcomes from COP26 and the agendas for COP27 and COP28, the rollout of the Atlantic Council Global Energy Centre’s annual flagship publication ‘The Global Energy Agenda’, a discussion on the various pathways to reaching net-zero and a deep dive on the role of hydrogen in a net-zero energy system.

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