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Committee on Energy, 6th session


The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), held the Sixth Session of its Committee on Energy, in Doha/Qatar during the period of 4 – 5 February 2007. This 2-day inter-governmental meeting brought together the official national members of the Committee on Energy from the ESCWA member countries, together with representatives and experts from the regional and international organizations as observers to: (1) review the progress achieved during the past 5 years in the energy sector and in accordance with the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (JPOI); (2) discuss the strategies and plans that the Arab countries envisage in utilizing their energy resources as a vehicle to achieve sustainable development; and (3) review the progress achieved in the energy sector in ESCWA member countries since the convention of the 5th Session of the Committee on Energy October 2004, and discuss the ESCWA regional activities in the field of energy for the biennium 2008-2009.