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WEBINAR: Energy Low Emission Development Strategies in Asia: A Regional Overview and Experiences from Thailand

29 October 2014 12:00 PM ICT 


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The Asia LEDS Partnership and the Energy Working Group (EWG) of the Low Emission Development Strategies Global Partnership (LEDS GP) are co-hosting a webinar on sustainable energy programs in Asia. The webinar offers both an overview of recent developments in clean energy policies, programs, and targets across Asia and an in-depth case study on Thailand’s experience in creating an innovative, climate-compatible energy development approach. The presentation details the mechanisms that Thailand has employed to expand sustainable energy solutions. It also provides an opportunity to learn from the experience of a regional leader, including how Thailand overcame challenges in integrating smart energy policies into its overall development agenda.


The webinar will feature the following presentations: 

  • Introduction Alexander Ochs, Worldwatch Institute/EWG Chair
  • Introduction of EWG-Asia S.S. Krishnan, Center for the Study of Science, Technology and PolicyEWG Co-Chair for Asia
  • Energy LEDS in Asia – A Regional Overview Beni  Suryadi, ASEAN Centre for Energy
  • Energy LEDS in Thialand – Lessons for a Regional Leader  Bundit Limmeechokchai, Thammasat University
  • Q&A Moderated by Alexander  Ochs

The webinar is the first in a three-part series on regional experiences in low-emissions energy program and policy design. The webinar on Asia will be followed by sessions on Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean, scheduled for later this year and annouced through this list. 


About LEDS Global Partnership 

The Low Emission Development Strategies (LEDS) Global Partnership (GP) was founded in 2011 to enhance coordination, information exchange, and cooperation among countries and international programs working to advance low-emissions, climate-resilient growth. The LEDS GP currently brings together LEDS leaders and practitioners from more than 120 countries and international institutions through innovative peer learning and collaboration forums and networks. For the full list of participants and more information on partnership activities, see


The Asia LEDS Partnership is a regional network comprising individuals and organizations from the public, private, and non-governmental sectors active in designing, promoting, and implementing LEDS in Asia. The Partnership aims to advance the development of national-level and country-led strategic plans to promote economic growth while reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the Asia region.


The Energy Working Group (EWG) is an energy sector network of country governments, multilateral institutions, individuals, and non-governmental organizations involved in activities to support the development and implementation of low-emissions energy strategies. The EWG seeks to facilitate international coordination and collaboration among countries in successfully developing low-emissions, climate-resilient energy strategies through an exchange of information, best practices, and advisory services. 

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