Committee on Energy, 8th session
The session agenda included the following priority topics: follow-up on the implementation of recommendations made by the Committee on Energy at its seventh session, progress achieved in the implementation of energy-related activities under the ESCWA programme of work since the seventh session of the Committee on Energy, the project on Disseminating Renewable Energy Services to Rural Villages, particularly the ESCWA Pilot Photovoltaic Electrification Project in Ka‟awa Village, Yemen, and the proposed programme of work for the biennium 2012-2013 in the field of energy. Participants also discussed energy policies and measures for promoting climate change mitigation in ESCWA member countries. General discussion followed on programmes and achievements of member countries in this field. The Committee made a number of recommendations related to the agenda items.