Press Announcement: 11th conference of Astana EXPO-2017 Future Energy Forum "International Economy and Policy in Environmental Protection"

The eleventh Astana EXPO-2017 Future Energy Forum conference is titled "International Economy and Policy in Environmental Protection". From 28-29 August 2017 it provides representatives of government, policy makers, and key industry players with a platform for constructive dialogue about global energy and the development of an equitable, cross-national energy market.

Meeting the global challenges of environmental protection and sustainable development is dependent upon robust political and economic partnerships. Policies and measures are needed that enable national development and provide support frameworks for meeting environmental and developmental goals.

The conference deals with the question how to formulate consistent and fair regulations for the interplay of politics, policies and economies. Topics are global problems and political aspects of globalisation, models and future scenarios, sustainable development strategies, interaction of international trade and green economy as well as energy market reforms.

Select speakers include:

In a moderated debate panellists James S. Marshall, Executive Vice President of Raven Ridge Resources, and Heinrich Wyes, Deputy Executive Director of the Central Asian Regional Environment Centre (CAREC), discuss how to reconcile the need for resources with environmental concerns in emerging economies.

Master of ceremonies is British writer and broadcaster Vivienne Parry. A scientist by training, she is best known for her many programmes on BBC Radio 4. Closing the conference, she offers key findings and presents the continuing work on the Astana EXPO-2017 Manifesto of Values and Principles

The event is free of charge; visit to register.

The twelve Future Energy Forum conferences take place in the Astana EXPO-2017 Congress Center. They set the stage for international participation and cooperation to discuss energy as the defining issue of our time. In the press area of the Future Energy Forum website ( you will find high-resolution pictures as well as detailed information about the conference series.

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