EU-funded Twinning project on gas regulation to hold opening press conference (01/10/2009)
The EU-funded Twinning project "Regulatory and Legal Capacity Strengthening of Natural Gas Regulation in National Electricity Regulatory Commission of Ukraine (NERC)" will hold an opening event and press conference on 7 October 2009.
The media are invited to attend a press conference as follows:
Date: 7 October 2009
Venue: National Electricity Regulatory Commission of Ukraine (NERC)
19 Smolenska St., Kyiv
Speakers:Mr. Valery KALCHENKO, Chairman, NERC
Ambassador José Manuel PINTO TEIXEIRA, Head of the Delegation of the European Commission to Ukraine
Mr. Carlo CREA. Secretary-General, the Regulatory Authority for Electricity and Gas, Italy
Mr. Tymofiy MOTRENKO, Head of the Main Department of Civil Service of Ukraine
The press conference will give further information about this new 27-month, €1.2 million project, which will included legal approximation of EU standards in Ukrainian natural gas regulation.
EU-funded twinning projects bring representatives of Member States to work with third countries such as Ukraine on institution building. Twinning projects require a Resident Twinning Adviser (an EU Member State civil servant) to be stationed in the country for the duration of the project.
For further information and registration please contact: Julia Nychyporenko, Department of Public Relations and International Co-ordination, NERC. Tel: 044 454-70-86, 044 454-70-54, e-mail: email@example.com