Information
  • Lead-organizer: Brazil
  • 15:30 - 17:00
  • Date: 14 Jun 2012
  • Room: T-8

Energy and Sustainable Development

Organizing partners

Ministry of Mines and Energy of Brazil

Introduction

Energy is one of the main issues to be discussed in the UN Conference for Sustainable Development. The share of energy resources for the sustainable development, mainly the renewable, is the central subject for discussion.

Detailed programme

Purpose
Present the Energy Policy and its contribution for the sustainable development.

Approach
? The evolution of the renewable sources in the energy matrix: hydro, wind, biomass and biofuels.
? The experience of success of the renewable energy actions.
? The socioeconomic and environmental benefits of sustainable development model of the Brazilian energy sector.
? The energy efficiency contribution.

Event Shape
The event will be conceptual, as a lecture (45 minutes) and discussion with the participants (45 minutes) at the end of the presentation.

Speaker
Executive Secretary of the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy: Mr. Márcio Zimmermann

Audience
Representatives from entities, associations, institutes and research centers in the energy sector.Academics, business leaders and representatives of social and labor organizations.
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