UNIDO and Partners Plan Regional Meeting on Energy Management Standards

Energy Management Standards - Towards an International Energy Management System Standard. Photo credit, UNIDO

31 July 2008: The UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is

organizing a regional meeting for the Latin American region, on the theme “Towards

an International Energy Management System Standard.” The event will be held

from 27-29 August, 2008, in São Paulo, Brazil.

The regional meeting is part of the UNIDO initiative to support the

development of an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Energy

Management Standard, and is being organized jointly by UNIDO and the Brazilian

Association of Technical Standardization (ABNT) and supported by the Renewable

Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership. The meeting will seek to raise

awareness and promote energy management system standards in the industrial

sector in Latin America.

The event is targeted at representatives of industry

and manufacturing enterprises, policy makers from government energy agencies

and national standards setting authorities, and experts in energy management

systems and industrial energy efficiency. [UNIDO

Aide-Memoire, July 2008] [UNIDO

News Release, 31 July 2008]