A closing ceremony of the 16th Baku Summer Energy School, organized by the Institute for Development and Diplomacy (IDD) of ADA University in partnership with the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), bp Azerbaijan, Kolin, Masdar, and TotalEnergies, and supported by the ADA University Foundation (Azerbaijan), has been held at the ADA University.
BSES is an annual two-week certificate program that brought together world-renowned scholars, academicians, and policymakers to examine and gain a better understanding of energy and environmental issues with a particular focus on the Caspian region.
The program provided a balanced approach to studying energy and the environment. It covered a wide range of topics, including energy economics, energy law, natural resource revenues governance, renewables, sustainability, climate change, and energy geopolitics. BSES instructors and speakers were the leading national and international experts from academia, public and private sectors.
Forty-three participants from 13 countries have been selected to participate in the 16th BSES. The participants were junior and mid-career professionals from energy companies, policymakers and civil servants from governmental institutions, embassies, and international organizations, scholars, journalists, and graduate students investigating energy and environmental issues.
As part of the program, the participants also visited Shusha, the cultural capital of Azerbaijan, as well as the must-see destinations of the capital Baku.
They were awarded a certificate signed by the Rector of ADA University and the President of the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan upon successfully completing the program.