Regional Workshop on Solar Thermal – GSWH – Global Solar Water Heating Market Transformation & Strengthening Initiative

More than fifty experts from ten different countries around the Mediterranean have met in Beirut, Lebanon on 18-19 April 2012 at the occasion of the “Regional workshop for the Transformation and Strengthening of the Solar Water Heating Market in the Mediterranean region”. The event was organised under the auspices of the Ministry for Energy and Water. His Excellency, Minister Gebran Bassil opened the works by giving a welcoming speech on the first day.

The objective of this workshop was to share knowledge amongst key experts from both the public and private sectors regarding their experience with the adoption and diffusion of the solar thermal technology, and to discuss relevant aspects related to policy and regulation, industry and market applications.

This event is part of the “Global Solar Water Heating Market Transformation and Strengthening Initiative“, financed by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and co-executed by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). OME is the regional partner of the initiative.