News

21.12.2017 – Dates of the second annual conference announced

We are delighted to announce that the second annual event of the Platform on International Energy Governance will be hosted by the University of Geneva on June 21-22. The theme of the conference will be ‘A Multifaceted Approach to Trade Liberalization and Investment Protection in the Energy Sector’. More information is available here.

29.11.2017 – New Database on Bilateral Energy Agreements

Dr Tibisay Morgandi, Fellow of the Platform, has published an original collection of State bilateral agreements regulating State activities in the field of energy. The database (available at www.energybilaterals.org) contains over 600 bilateral agreements from the 1940s to the present day, and is updated on a regular basis. More information is available here.

17.07.2017 – Conference Report Now Available!

We are pleased to announce that the conference report of the Platform’s inaugural event is now available. Visit the Platform’s events page or download it here.

17.05.2017 – First event of the Platform of International Energy Governance, Thursday 22 June: Programme available

Funded by the Philomathia Foundation and the Energy@Cambridge Strategic Initiative, the event will discuss how the costs and benefits of the energy transition can be best allocated and how participatory mechanisms can facilitate public engagement in the context of the energy transition. The draft programme is available here. To register, please contact Leslie-Anne Duvic-Paoli (laud2@cam.ac.uk).

24.04.2017 – ‘Anglo-French Collaboration in the Nuclear Sector: The Human, Social and Ethical Dimensions’, Seminar, Maison française d’Oxford, Monday 15 May 2017

Energy@Cambridge Strategic Research Initiative at the University of Cambridge is taking part in an Anglo-French collaboration on the human, social and ethical dimensions of nuclear power. The network brings together the French Embassy in London and the UK Embassy in Paris as well as a number of French and UK universities. The main objective is to create a platform between the two countries to discuss social, human and cultural implications of nuclear energy.

A first event will be held on Monday 15 May 2017 at the Maison française d’Oxford in the form of a seminar where early-career researchers based in both countries will be given the opportunity to present their research to academics, policy experts and other stakeholders. An expert roundtable will close the day. The programme is available here, and further details on the presentations can be accessed here.

18.04.2017 – Anna Butenko, a Fellow of the Platform, has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright- Schuman Innovation Grant in Scholar category.

Anna Butenko has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright- Schuman Innovation Grant  in Scholar category. Anna will spend the fall semester at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School. Vermont Law School is number 1 law school in the US in the area of environmental law. As a Fulbright- Schuman Innovation Scholar, Anna will be working on the regulatory responses to data-enabled innovations in the energy sector, such as peer-to-peer energy trading platforms.