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IEA at COP26: Hydropower Development - providing renewable and environmentally friendly energy, ensuring long-term water availability and preventing water-related natural disasters

Background information

The main goal of the event is demonstration of the potential and role of the hydropower development for achievement of the climate related sustainable development goals and targets through generation of clean energy, providing long-term water availability and reducing risks and harms of water related natural disasters. Climate Agenda requires close cooperation and partnership at national, regional and global levels, thus a complimentary goal is to showcase that joint development of hydropower resources provides good opportunity to improve climate action planning and implementation. It’s also aimed at providing a platform for different stakeholders to collaborate and amplify their work.

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