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Regional Meeting for Heads of Maritime and Energy(7th PEAG 2016)

Submitted by Kuini Rabo on November 30, 2016 - 3:00pm
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (All day) to Wednesday, December 14, 2016 (All day)

Port Vila, Vanuatu

The Regional Meeting for the Heads of Maritime and Energy from the Pacific region is hosted by the Government of Vanuatu in collaboration with the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The meeting will be held in Port Vila, Vanuatu from 7-14 December and divided in 3 main events:

  1. The 3 days Workshop for the Maritime and Energy Officials will be held from 7-9 December and it aims to discuss the Framework for Action on Transport Services (FATS) priorities and objectives, agree on issues and challenges for Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) in the 7 themes of FATS to inform development partners, and eventually prepare the agenda of the 3rd Energy and Transport Ministers' meeting scheduled in April 2017 in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. For Energy, its the 7th meeting of the Pacific Energy Advisory Group (PEAG).

  2. The first Annual general Meeting of the Pacific Islands Maritime Conference (PIMC) will be held on 10 December. The meeting will bring together the executive members of the Pacific Islands Maritime Transport Alliance (PMTA) and the Pacific Islands Shipowners Association (PISA) along with representatives of the Pacific Women in Maritime Association (PacWIMA) in presence of the PICTs Heads of Maritime to endorse the constitution of PIMC and to provide understanding of the role of the PIMC along with its planned activities and specialised sub-committees; and
  3. Regional Workshop on Energy Efficiency in Maritime Transport from 12-14 December, 2016. The workshop aims to establish a platform for collaboration, knowledge transfer and tools to develop national strategies and define clear policies to improve energy efficiency in maritime and port infrastructures to use alternative and cleaner fuels and increase knowledge on energy-efficiency measures.

Keywords: PEAG, Energy Efficiency

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