Power-&-EnergyThe Two Day Capacity Building & Training Program on ‘Power & Energy in South Asia: Connectivity through Cooperation’ will take place on October 21-22, 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The program will be co-organized by the Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance (IPAG) and Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI).
The aim of the capacity building and training program is to provide a comprehensive orientation to senior & mid-level policymakers on different prospects and challenges of energy and power trading in South Asia. It will bring together key personnel playing important role in the power and energy sector of South Asia encompassing Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The program will provide a platform for experts on power and energy cooperation, government officials, and policy makers to share knowledge, discuss, and explore ways to promote and strengthen energy cooperation in South Asia.
The participants will get an enhanced understanding of factors contributing to effective cooperation and will be better equipped to assess progress on regional energy cooperation in South Asia. The expected impact of the training is equipping policymakers with the ability to make informed decisions for promoting power and energy trading in South Asia.
This initiative is the first of its kind in South Asia which will facilitate sharing of knowledge and exploring ways to promote energy cooperation in the region of population of 1.7 billion.