WINDHOEK, (Xinhua) --
Namibia will host the Second Meeting of the
Technical Steering Committee of the Project on Enhancement of a
Sustainable Regional Energy Market in the Eastern Africa-
Southern Africa-Indian Ocean (EA-SA-IO) Region from April 25 to
The project seeks to
address market governance and regulatory related challenges
affecting the implementation of energy development projects in
the Eastern Africa, Southern Africa and Indian Ocean regions.
The meeting which
will take place in the coastal town of Swakopmund brings
together five Regional Economic Communities, namely the Common
Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the East
African Community (EAC,) Intergovernmental Authority on
Development (IGAD), Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) and the
Southern Africa Development Community (SADC).
Furthermore the meet
will include the Regional Association of Energy Regulators,
Regional Power Pools, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Centers and the representatives of the European Union
delegations to the three sub-regions.