BRICS Youth Energy Agency and the Academic League of Petroleum of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (port. Liga de Petróleo da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro) will cooperate on BRICS energy studies and project development.
The agreement was reached between BRICS YEA Chairperson Mr. Alexander Kormishin and Executive Director of the League Mr. João Castro David Jr. after the online meeting held on 27 June, 2020.
Mr. Kormishin introduced the BRICS Youth Energy Agency and its activities, including the key projects: BRICS Youth Energy Outlook 2020, the BRICS YEA Summit and the Network. He also specified cooperation frameworks with Brazilian universities and youth organisations, strategic priorities of the Agency. Ms. Yulia Plekhanova, Coordinator of Brazilian teams of the BRICS Youth Energy Outlook 2020, explained main terms of participation in the project and outlined the deadlines for submission of the application.
Mr. David Jr introduced the League of Petroleum which is based on the largest Brazilian university of Brazil (UFRJ), their projects and activities, and their intention to participate in international initiatives associated with energy cooperation. Mr. David Jr accepted invitation of the BRICS YEA Chairperson to participate in the development of the BRICS Youth Energy Outlook 2020 and shape a UFRJ team.
BRICS Youth Energy Agency and the Academic League of Petroleum of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro have also agreed on information exchange to provide young people from UFRJ with an opportunity to participate in international youth energy projects and events.