On November 9, 2018 the Global Energy Association held a working meeting with the BRICS Youth Energy Agency (BRICS YEA). The parties identified the directions of cooperation and joint initiatives for implementation in 2019. During the meeting, the issues of support of the Agency’s research activities on the basis of the created Analytical center of BRICS YEA were discussed, along with the possibility of strategic partnerships for capacity development of young scientists in BRICS countries. The topic of implementation of youth programs of the Association with the participation of
young scientists and researchers in the field of energy (representatives of the BRICS countries) was taken up.

By the end of the year, the organizations are going to prepare a plan of joint activities in 2019 for consolidation of efforts to implement the international energy dialogue of the BRICS countries. The BRICS YEA team expressed their gratitude to the Association forsupport provided in 2018 and hope for effective cooperation in the future.

It should be reminded that Chairman of BRICS YEA Alexander Kormishin and the Acting President of the Global Energy Association Alexander Ignatov signed cooperation agreement within the Youth day of the International forum “Russian energy week-2018 ” at the stand of the Association. The terms of the partnership relate to geographical expansion coverage of activities of the parties, promotion of  the Global Energy Association projects for young people scientists from the BRICS countries, the creation of conditions for the organization of joint research for young scientists in the field of energy and information support between the parties.