Beijing was the host city for more than 800 guests representing 30 countries, on March 28 and 29, 2018, during the Global Energy Interconnection Conference (GEI). At this meeting, the Director of Integration, Access and Energy Security of Olade, Medardo Cadena, made a presentation on the administration of the Organization, the current situation of the energy sector in the region, and regional integration.
Medardo Cadena, in his speech, explained that Olade, due to its 45 years of experience and the solidity of its institutionality, is the coordinating body to accompany the integration processes, through the cooperation it promotes at regional level.
He also highlighted that part of the actions carried out by the Organization with regard to integration, is to identify the existing barriers between countries to reduce the gaps, and thus to exchange the available capacities and opportunities.
The theme of the conference this year was Global Energy Interconnection from the China Initiative for Global Action. To carry out this dialogue, several parallel meetings were held.
At the opening of the conference, the president of the Organization of Cooperation and Development of the Global Interconnection of Energy, Cheng Zhiqiang, said that the construction of the global energy interconnection can change the exploitation and use of energy, which will solve climate change.
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