UNECE’s work on sustainable energy is designed to improve access to affordable and clean energy for all and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the carbon footprint of the energy sector in the region. It promotes international policy dialogue and cooperation among governments, energy industries and other stakeholders. The focus is on energy efficiency, cleaner electricity production from fossil fuels, renewable energy, coal mine methane, gas, classification of energy and mineral reserves and resources, and energy security. Read more
Key areas of work
A Commitment Trifecta outlines the bold action in three areas that UNECE believes will deliver concrete, near-term outcomes and, longer-term, achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement.
A Push to Pivot outlines the three long-term initiatives that UNECE believes are needed to secure the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development while mitigating climate change.
Benefits and Challenges for Governments applying UNFC to Renewable Energy
A joint study by the Group of Experts on Renewable Energy (GERE) and EGRM explores potential benefits and challenges in applying UNFC for national resource management.
Overview of Benefits and Challenges for Governments applying UNFC to Renewable Energy Projects and Resources (in English, French and Russian)