Institute of International Affairs, in cooperation with the Ministry for
Foreign Affairs of Finland and Notre Europe, has the pleasure of inviting you
to an Expert Roundtable on Thursday 7 October, 2010 in Helsinki.
With a new EU Energy
Strategy for 2011-2020 under preparation, what will be the future of EU Energy
governance? This seminar aims to identify and discuss enhanced models of
governance for the EUs future energy policy. It will do so by looking at both
top-down and bottom-up approaches for enhanced cooperation. What lessons can
the EU learn from Nordic and Baltic models of enhanced cooperation? What are
the challenges facing EU energy policy? And does Europe need a European Energy
13:00 – 13:15 Welcome and Opening remarks: Mr Paavo Lipponen, former Prime
Minister of Finland
13:15 – 14:45 Session 1: Energy Cooperation in
the Baltic Sea Region: What lessons for Europe?
Ms Riina Nevamäki, State Secretary, Ministry of
Employment and the Economy of Finland
Finland and Nordpool: From government control to market-based cooperation
Mr Einari Kisel, Deputy Secretary General of Energy, Ministry of Economy and
Communication of Estonia:
The Baltic Energy Market Interconnection Plan: Uniting the Baltic Sea?
14:45 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 – 16:30 Session 2: EU energy policy for 2011-2020: Towards a
European Energy Community?
Pr. Jean-Michel Glachant, Director of the Florence
School of Regulation, European University Institute, Florence: EU Energy Policy: Assessment & Challenges
Mr Sami Andoura, Research Fellow, Notre Europe: The European Energy Community: A Policy Proposal
Please note that the discussion takes place under the Chatham House Rule.
For further information, please do not hesitate to contact: Timo Behr, tel.
+358 206 111 722, firstname.lastname@example.org Kukka-Maria Kuisma, tel. +358 206 111