A space for the exchange of experiences

The Energy Week to be held on December 4th to 7th, 2017,  in the city of Buenos Aires-Argentina will be the space of exchange of experiences and knowledge related to the energy sector, where the main objective is the contribution to sub-regional and regional integration in energy transition scenarios.

This event is organized by the Latin American Energy Organization -OLADE-, the Government of Argentina through the Ministry of Energy and Mining, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and the Regional Association of Oil and Natural Gas Companies in Latin America and the Caribbean (ARPEL), with the support of the International Agency for Renewable Energies (IRENA).

Featured Events

OLADE’s Institutional events will be held during this week (Council of Experts and Meeting of Ministers), incorporating the Regional Dialogue on Policies and Strategies for the Energy Sector, promoted by the IDB, and Hub SEforALL Americas’ events (IDB – OLADE – ECLAC – UNDP), Political Dialogue on Energy Efficiency (ECLAC), Natural Gas and LNG Markets (ARPEL).

The event is aimed at officials from Ministries and Secretariats of Energy, regulatory agencies, planning institutes and companies from Member Countries; Industry’s personnel; Specialists from international organizations; Representatives of the private sector, investors, project developers; Representatives of universities and experts in the area of ​​energy integration of recognized international prestige.

XLVII Meeting of Ministers

The Meeting of Ministers of OLADE will be held as the closing episode of the Energy Week. It is an event that brings together 27 energy ministers from Latin America and the Caribbean.This meeting is the highest governing body of OLADE, where policies of the Organization are formulated.



Juan José Aranguren

Minister of Energy of Argentina


Alfonso Blanco

Executive Secretary of the Latin American Energy Organization – OLADE


Ariel Yépez-García

Head of the Energy Division at the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)


H.E. Adnan Z. Amin

Director General-International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)


Paul Simons

Deputy Executive Director – International Energy Agency (IEA)



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