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Bonn, Germany | 1-4 June, 2004

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renewables 2004 will convene in Bonn, Germany from 1-4 June, 2004. German Chancellor Gerhard Schr�der announced that Germany would host this International Conference for Renewable Energies at the World Summit on Sustainable Development in September 2002 in Johannesburg.

The Conference is expected to gather over 1000 participants from governments, UN and other international and non-governmental organizations, civil society and the private sector. The Conference will be conducted through Plenary sessions, a Ministerial Segment and Roundtables, and numerous side events and exhibitions.

Participants are scheduled to address the following themes: the formation of enabling political framework conditions allowing the market development of renewable energies; increasing private and public financing in order to secure reliable demand for renewable energies; and human and institutional capacity building, and coordination and intensification of research and development. Conference outcomes are expected to include a political declaration, an International Action Programme, and policy recommendations for renewable energies.

Related Links

Conference links:
renewables 2004 home page
Conference programme

IISD Reporting Services� coverage of relevant meetings:
World Summit on Sustainable Development
The ninth session of the Commission on Sustainable Development
Fourth Global Forum on Sustainable Energy (GFSE-4)
Additional Links:
Web site of the German Federal Environment Ministry on  renewable energy
Web site of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development on renewable energy (German)
JREC - Johannesburg Renewable Energy Coalition
EU Energy Initiative (EUEI)
Global Forum on Sustainable Energy
WCRE - World Council for Renewable Energy

 

 

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