5th High-level Meeting of Regional Associations of Emerging Markets

EVENT DESCRIPTION

July 11, 2017 // Budapest, Hungary

 Organized by:

Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA)

Background:

In 2013, ERRA launched the organisation of an annual high-level roundtable gathering Associations of regulators from emerging economies of the world. The first roundtable was held in Istanbul (Turkey) and proved very successful and useful for participants, thus leading to the organization of subsequent meetings in Johannesburg (South Africa) in 2014, in Istanbul again in 2015 and in Milan in 2016.

 

Objectives:

The objective of this meeting is to offer a high-level exchange platform for Associations of regulators representing emerging economies to develop cooperation and exchange of experiences in several areas of energy regulation.

The 2017 roundtable shall partially focus on the discussions started in 2016 that is competences and characteristics of regulators, access to energy and investment environment and initiate exchange of experiences in new topics. 

 

Participants:

  • African Forum for Utility Regulators (AFUR)
  • Association of Ibero-American Regulators (ARIAE)
  • ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA)
  • Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA)
  • Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MEDREG)
  • Regional Electricity Regulators Association of Southern Africa (RERA)

 

Program

Objectives of the Meeting

The objective of this meeting is to offer a high-level exchange platform for Associations of regulators representing emerging economies to develop cooperation and exchange of experiences in several areas of energy regulation.

The 2017 roundtable shall partially focus on the discussions started in 2016 that is competences and characteristics of regulators, access to energy and investment environment.

08:30

Registration and welcome coffee

08:45

Welcome address and introduction of participants

• dr. Attila Nyikos, Vice Chairman, ERRA
09:00

Discussion about the proposed Memorandum of Understanding to be signed among participating associations

Tour de table moderated by Rolands Irklis, Presidium Member, ERRA
10:20

Coffee break

10:40

Topic 1: Latest developments in regulators’ activities and priority areas of participating associations

Tour de table moderated by Dr. Haliru Dikko, Council Member of ERERA
• Eng. Gloria Magombo, Chair, RERA
• Maria Manicuta, Presidium Member, ERRA
• Veronica Lenzi, MEDREG
• Dr. Haliru Dikko, Council Member, ERERA
• Josep Maria Guinart, Luis Jesús Sánchez de Tembleque, ARIAE
• James Manda, Technical Manager, AFUR
• Mohamedain E. Seif Elnasr, CEO, RAERESA (joining virtually)

Questions & Answers [5 minutes after each presentation]
12:10

Topic 2: Information about distributed generation in Mexico

• Commissioner Guillermo Zuñiga, Energy Regulatory Commission, Mexico
12:30

Lunch

13:30

Updates on WFER 2018 Mexico

• Commissioner Guillermo Zuñiga, Energy Regulatory Commission, Mexico
14:00

Topic 3: New competences and characteristics of regulators

Tour de table moderated by Commissioner Guillermo Zuñiga, Energy Regulatory Commission, Mexico
• Eng. Gloria Magombo, Chair, RERA
• Rolands Irklis, Presidium Member, ERRA
• Alexandre Santos, President, MEDREG
15:30

Wrap up and conclusions

16:00

Meeting concludes

No program scheduled

ERRA Secretariat Office

Logodi utca 44/B

Budapest

Hungary

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