05/21/2018 // The Secretary General of BSEC PERMIS, Ambassador Michael B. Christides took part with an opening speech at the Plenary Session “World energy risks and effective governance” of the International Conference “Risk Management Leaders in Energy”




An interesting and timely International Conference under the title “Risk Management Leaders in Energy” took place in Istanbul on 15-16 May 2018. The event was organized by the “Institute for Energy and Finance“ (IEF) from Russia, in collaboration with the “Institute of Risk Management“ (IRM) from the UK and its Regional Group in Turkey, with the support of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation.

The meeting devoted to preparing the International Conference "Risk Management Leaders in Energy" (Conference), May 15-16, 2018, Istanbul (Turkey) took place in the Russian Ministry of Energy on April 19 under the leadership of the Deputy Minister of Energy Anatily Yanovsky.


A proposal of Mr. Sulkhan Zumburidze, Chairman of the Management Board / Rehabilitation Manager of JSC "Georgian State Electrosystem" to hold in Istanbul the next regular round of negotiations between the heads of Energy Ministries from the countries-participants of the AGIR format (Armenia-Georgia-Iran-Russia ) with participation of the leading electric power companies from the AGIR member countries was discussed at the meeting.


Following the discussion, the proposal of the Georgian side was supported, and Mr. Yanovsky instructed to work out the issue of holding a meeting in Istanbul with participants in the AGIR format.

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