Kiev Declaration of Supporting Renewable Energy Strategic Development in Ukraine

Kiev, November 4, 2013

Kiev Declaration of Supporting Renewable Energy Strategic Development in Ukraine

The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine represented by Minister Eduard Anatoliyovych Stavytskyi (hereinafter referred to as “the Ukrainian Party”) and Green Cross International having its headquarters in Geneva, represented by Dr Jan Kulczyk, Chairman of Green Cross International’s Board of Directors.

WHEREAS
The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine considers the renewable energy to be a strategic direction;

Ukraine has a unique renewable energy potential which has to become a secure foundation of the economic development and an important component of export;

Green Cross International is the third biggest ecological organization in the world which aims at performing acts facilitating the environmental protection and a well-balanced development and unites well-known experts from Russia, the USA, the EU countries, Japan, and Ukraine;

NOW THEREFORE the Parties have agreed as follows:
1. An International Renewable Energy Expert Commission (hereinafter referred to as “the Commission”) shall be created in order to consolidate the initiatives relating to the development of the renewable energy in Ukraine as well as to extend experience and to access technologies and know-how.

2. The Commission shall consist of recognized experts and representatives of science, business, and international organizations whose activities shall be aimed at the development of the environmentally friendly energy.

3. Dr Jan Kulczyk, Chairman of Green Cross International’s Board of Directors, shall be appointed Head of the Commission.

4. The Commission shall cooperate with experts and world-famous scientists as well as financial institutions and organizations and non-profit organizations uniting representatives of business circles.

Minister of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine
E.A. Stavytskyi        

Chairman of Green Cross International’s Board of Directors
Dr. J. Kulczyk

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