Energy and Sustainable Development

The Energy and Sustainable Development program is the key platform of the Institute for Development and Diplomacy (IDD) at ADA University producing policy analyses and leading public discussions on energy and sustainable development in Azerbaijan and the wider Caspian region as well as educating and promoting effective policy in the respected areas. Besides producing analytical policy briefs, the Energy and Sustainable Development program hosts regular public discussions, known as IDD Energy Talks, bringing all relevant key stakeholders together to discuss the region’s most pressing policy issues in the field of energy, green economy, and the environment. Every year, the Energy and Sustainable Development program hosts two flagship projects: the IDD Energy Conference and Baku Summer Energy School.

Flagship Program

Baku Summer Energy School

Baku Summer Energy School is an annual two-week certificate program, organized in July by the Institute for Development and Diplomacy (IDD) of ADA University in partnership with the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and bp Azerbaijan, for professionals working in the field of energy and the environment and/or with a particular interest in post-Soviet Eurasia and the Caspian. This is a high-profile event featuring cabinet ministers, heads of energy companies, and senior officials from government institutions and international organizations as speakers, and is an excellent opportunity for learning about current and future energy, economic, and political developments in the region as well as networking.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

BSES is organized for graduate students, junior and mid-career professionals working in the field of energy and the environment and/or with a particular interest in post-Soviet Eurasia and the Caspian. Please note that the program requires full proficiency in English.

16th Baku Summer Energy School at a glance