News 2012

ICPE ADG Mr Podobnik signed an MoU with ICIE in Kaliningrad

Mr Janez Podobnik, ICPE Acting Director General has attended the ICIE (International Congress of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs) Presidium, held in Kaliningrad between 4-6 October 2012. ADG Podobnik signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the ICIE president, Mr Victor Glukhikh.

In a brief address to over 150 participants at the Congress from more than 20 countries, Mr Podobnik emphasized the following opportunities for ICPE and ICIE cooperation:

  1. Collaboration on common projects with UNIDO, where ICIE is an active partner and ICPE will be as well in the near future
  2. Preparing technology development projects, which would be interesting for member countries of both international organizations; special focus on good practices of business models;
  3. Cooperation on short-term educational programs, workshops in the field of human resources, enterprises management, tourism, energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.

ADG Podobnik has invited the participants to the International Conference on benefits and challenges of PPP’s for improving Energy Efficiency, which will be held on 24 October in Ljubljana. Mr Podobnik also met with representatives of countries, such as Kazakhstan, China, Russia and Ukraine and discussed concrete possibilities for these countries to cooperate with ICPE.



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