GI MIDDLE EAST ENERGY "TRANSITION" DIALOGUES WEBINAR, 24 September, 2020: a conversation between European Centre for Energy and Geopolitical Analysis (ECEGA.EU)'s Yana Popkostova, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)'s Rabia Ferroukhi, Xergy Group's James McCallum and Gulf Intelligence's Michelle Meineke taking a deep dive at the recovery and transition prospects ahead for the MENA region. Recording available here.
- 2nd Global LNG Forum, Milan, Italy, 19-20 February, 2020 - ECEGA's Yana Popkostova will moderate the opening high-level panel Global LNG market climate: geopolitical risks, European gas security landscape and regulatory pressures.
- Paris Peace Forum - Foreign Policy Peace Games,
Paris, France, 12-13 November 2019 - ECEGA's Yana Popkostova was invited by Foreign Policy as one of the leading minds in geopolitics of energy and international energy and climate affairs to "game" out how to bring seemingly intractable conflicts to a peaceful conclusion. The event will gather 25 acclaimed experts and is held under the auspices of the Présidence de la République and Emmanuel Macron and with the generous support of the United Arab Emirates.
- 24th World Energy Congress, Abu Dhabi, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 9-12 September, 2019, ECEGA's founder Yana Popkostova was a Keynote speaker at the high-level panel on Progressing the vision for regional integration and a
- Energy Policy Group, 2nd International Summer School
Smart Transformation in the Energy Sector, Bucharest, Romania, Thursday 25th July to Friday 2nd August 2019- ECEGA's founder Yana Popkostova will deliver the keynote lecture The Energy Trilemma: the evolving geopolitical landscape and the energy security-equity-sustainability nexus. How to preserve global stability and balance the trilemma?
- 6th International Conference Energy & Meteorology, Copenhagen, Denmark, Monday 24th to Thursday 27th June 2019 - ECEGA's founder Yana Popkostova delivered the closing plenary speech The changing geopolitics of energy: the energy-climate-security nexus and the Sustainable Development Agenda. Why meteorologists might help in preserving global stability? .
- Start-up Energy Transition, Berlin, Germany, 9th April, 2019 - an initiative powered by the German Energy Agency [DENA] and the World Energy Council under the auspices of the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue. European Centre for Energy and Geopolitical Analysis's founder Yana Popkostova will be amongst the Expert Reviewers, providing professional feedback on contest submissions for the exclusive set of SET-100 innovators [Tickets available online].
- Global Foresight Refresh Workshop, World Energy Council & Accenture Strategy London, UK, Thursday 4th to Friday 5th April, 2019 - the workshop was a main milestone for refreshing the Council's global foresight by building global stories to 2040 and exploring different opportunities for disruptive innovations. The global foresight refresh 'slimline' report will be launched at the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi. [The workshop was by invitation only. It gathered 30 participants - a mixture of energy and energy-related thought leaders, Council's community members and subject matter experts, including ECEGA's founder Yana Popkostova.]
Panelist at the roundtable Innovation Culture: The Power of Diversity
- World Energy Week, Milan, Italy, 8-11 October, 2018 - Energy and diversity: Releasing all the talent to tackle energy challenges [Future Energy Leaders Summit, Panel Debate with Riku Huttunen, Director General, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Finland, Kornelia Shilunga, Deputy Minister of Mines and Energy Namibian Government, Namibia, Yana Popkostova, Founder and Managing Director, European Centre for Energy and Geopolitical Analysis and Sue Stevenson, International Development Director, Barefoot College]
- STG talk with Emma Sky, OBE, Florence, Italy, 12 January, 2018 - My career series [School of Translational Governance, Discussion with Emma Sky, OBE, Director of the Greenberg World Fellows Programme at Yale and former Governorate Coordinator of Kirkuk, Iraq for the Coalition Provisional Authority, Miguel Maduro, STG Director and Yana Popkostova, Policy Leaders Fellow and Founding Director of ECEGA.EU, 12th January, 2018]
- Future Earth's Scoping Workshop for the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Knowledge-Action Network [French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, 19-20th June 2017]
- Women's Entrepreneurship Day Inaugural Event [Celebrating and supporting women entrepreneurs, Yana Popkostova, keynote speech along the CEO of AXA France Jacques de Peretti, 18th November 2016]
Press and Reports
- New Energy Corridors in the Mediterranean Sea [Mediterranean Affairs Dossier, Marcello Ciola & Antonciro Cozzi editors, M|A publishing, 9th January, 2019]
- US-Saudi Arabia alliance: Cracks or overhaul of the global rule of law regime? [Euractiv Global Europe, 25th October 2018]
- US-Saudi alliance in today's realpolitik [The New Nation, 26th October 2018]
- Special report on Global Warming of 1.5 ºC [International Panel on Climate Change Special Report, 2018, Expert Review]
- THE ENERGY SECURITY CHALLENGE IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE [NATO Parliamentary Assembly, ECONOMICS AND SECURITY COMMITTEE report, 20th March 2018]
- Energy Union: The way ahead through governance [Euractiv Energy&Climate, 24th January 2018]
- Spotlight on Women in Energy [Florence School of Regulation, 19th January 2018]
- The East Med Geopolitics of Energy: Prospects for the Future [Euractiv Energy & Environment, 11th April 2017]
- When politics get in the way of policy: Energy Union at a standstill [EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, 10th January, 2017]
- Disruptive change: Europe’s energy security and the US LNG [Euractiv Experts Opinions, 8th September 2016]
Brexit: a reversal of the integrationist project or a necessary next step? [Euractiv Op-ed, 30th June, 2016]