MEDREG-REGULATORS
MEDREG organises institutional events, technical workshops and trainings. Scroll down to find out more.
Events
UPCOMING EVENTS & TRAININGS
MAY
2022
17
Tirana, Albania
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17 to 19 May 2022
Training on Climate obligations, Environmental standards and Regulation
The scope of this training is to provide Members with a better understanding of how environmental and climate change matters are intertwined with their daily regulatory work as well as what is expected from regulators to reduce the carbon footprint. The role of regulators should look in particular into the persistence of sound economic principles, notably the establishment of targets that are consistent and coherent.
25
Milan
Italy
25 May 2022
43rd Steering Committee Meeting

The Steering Committee of MEDREG will meet to assess the advancement of the Association's activities and reports, and discuss the next steps for the final months of the 2022 second semester.
It will take place in the MEDREG Secretariat office in Via Fieno 3, 20123, Milan, Italy.

Contact us at +39 340 29 38023 or tsvanadze@medreg-reulators.org
JUN
2022
14
Vienna
Austria
14 June 2022
21st Consumers Working Group meeting
During the 21st CUS WG, kindly hosted by ECRB, the chairs and members will discuss the report on "Update on Technical and Non-technical Losses" in depth, where the first results of the benchmarking will be discussed as well as the next steps in drafting process.
Furthermore, the working group members will be introduced to the workshops on "Digitalization and Cybersecurity" and "Regulator's Support to Consumer Protection."
15
Vienna
Austria
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15 June 2022
Trilateral Workshop on Regulatory Means on the EU Clean Energy Package
MEDREG, in collaboration with ECRB and CEER, will hold a workshop covering topics on Regulatory means on the EU Clean Energy Package. Through this workshop, a wide spectrum of speakers from various associations will share their point of view on Digitalisation & Cybersecurity, as well as debate Market Liberalization vs Security of Supply.
22
Marrakesh, Morocco
22-24 June 2022
MEDREG’s 33rd General Assembly and 2nd Presidents' Workshop

Hosted by our Moroccan member ANRE, the 33rd General Assembly (GA) will discuss and assess the progress of the 2022 deliverables. The GA will also look at cooperation initiatives and joint activities with our partner organisations with a view to creating a synergy and better impact in the region. Furthermore, Members will exchange on the 3 year-strategy for 2023-2025 which will match the renewed financial support from the European Union.

JUL
2022
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1 July 2022
Call for papers for MEDORA Award

MEDREG is thrilled to launch its first MEDORA Award’s Calls for paper in order to advance research on energy regulation that can increase compatibility of Euro-Mediterranean gas and electricity markets and put forward innovative solutions for the energy transition.

SEP
2022
05
Milano
Italy
5-8 September 2022
Gastech 2022 Exhibition and conference, Fiera Milano (Italy)
This year, MEDREG is partnering with Gastech for a four-day exhibition and conference which will address natural gas, LNG, hydrogen and low-carbon solutions conversation. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in Milan, the four-day exhibition and conference will gather Ministers, CEOs, policy makers, business leaders, engineers, innovators and disruptors.
PAST EVENTS & TRAININGS
05
MAY
2022
Milan, Italy
5 May 2022
We welcomed a delegation of academicians from Turkey to discuss our role in the international energy sphere
The MEDREG Secretariat had the pleasure to welcome a delegation of academicians from Turkey to discuss the role that our Association plays in the international energy scenario of the Mediterranean region, with a focus on consumers and quality-of-service. The Turkish delegation praised the work performed by MEDREG as an interesting example of technical cooperation at international level and expressed the hope to further exchange in the future on projects of common interest.
05
MAY
2022
Amsterdam
Holland
5 May 2022
Advocating the importance of a convergent regulation for interoperated gas markets at the Flame Conference
MEDREG Secretariat Director Hasan Ozkoc took part in the FLAME Gas Conference held in Amsterdam, from 3 to 5 May on the theme of “Securing Europe's Energy Supply and Hitting Climate Change Targets - Pathways to transitioning towards a sustainable energy future”.
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APR
2022
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22 April 2022
Call for articles ICER Chronicle’s 12th Edition

MEDREG supports the International Confederation of Energy Regulators (ICER) in collecting articles for the 12th edition of the ICER Chronicle, a bi-annual publication thought to promote global dialogue and cooperation around energy regulatory issues, transcending regional and national boundaries.
After the successful re-launch of the ICER Chronicle in 2021 offering a rebranded magazine with quality graphics and great storytelling, we are collecting contribution for the next edition of the Chronicle scheduled for July 2022, around the theme of “Deep Dive into Disruption”.

22
APR
2022
Istanbul
Turkey
22 April 2022
10th High-Level Meeting of Regional Associations of Emerging Markets
On 22 April, the Regional Associations of Emerging Markets gathered in Istanbul for their 10th High-Level Meeting, hosted by MEDREG’s Turkish Member (EMRA).
EMRA President Mr. Mustafa Yilmaz, MEDREG President Mr. Petrit Ahmeti and ERRA President Ms. Maia Melikidze made the opening speeches.
21
APR
2022
Istanbul
Turkey
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21 April 2022
MEDREG met with the Turkish Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST)
In the margin of the 10th High-Level Meeting of Regional Associations of Emerging Markets to be held in Istanbul today, MEDREG Director Hasan OZKOC and Deputy Director Bardhi HOXHA, paid a courtesy visit to the Turkish Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST), which is a member of Europex and ENTSO-E, to exchange views and practices in the recent developments in Turkey as well as in the region.
25
MAR
2022
Milan, Italy
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25 March 2022
MEDREG, the Algerian Regulatory Authority of Hydrocarbon and ENI exchange on upstream oil and gas
On 25 March, MEDREG Secretariat organised a courtesy meeting between the Algerian Regulatory Authority of Hydrocarbon (ARH), represented by its President Mr Rachid Nadil, and the representatives of the Italian energy company ENI to discuss the technical aspects of the upstream oil and gas.
24
MAR
2022
Milan
Italy
24 March 2022
31st Gas Working Group meeting
The GAS Working Group held its 31st WG meeting at the MEDREG Secretariat premises in Milan to discuss the WG's deliverables in 2022, including the report on "Cross-border Coordination for Interconnection Capacity Development" as well as foreseen support activities for MEDREG member countries.
24
MAR
2022
Milan, Italy
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24 March 2022
President of the Algerian member (ARH) met with MEDREG Permanent Vice President
On 24 March, in the margin of the Gas Working Group, MEDREG Secretariat organised a bilateral meeting between the President of the Algerian Regulatory Authority of Hydrocarbon (ARH) Mr Rachid Nadil and the MEDREG Permanent Vice President Mr Stefano Besseghini.
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MAR
2022
Istanbul
Turkey
23 March 2022
32nd Institutional Working Group meeting
The Institutional Working Group held its 32nd WG meeting at the Turkish Energy Regulator, EMRA, to discuss the WG's activities as well as deliverables in 2022, including the update on the “Regulatory Outlook”, the Report on “Model Rules Against Conflict of Interest” and the “MEDREG MEDORA Award”.
22
MAR
2022
Istanbul
Turkey
22 March 2022
32nd Electricity Working Group meeting
The Electricity Working Group (ELE WG) held its 32nd WG meeting, kindly hosted by EMRA, in Istanbul to discuss the WG's deliverables for 2022, including the “MEMO+Report” as well as the support activities and upcoming workshops.
15
MAR
2022
Online meeting
15 March 2022
20th Consumers Working Group meeting

During the 20th CUS WG meeting, the activities planned for 2022 were discussed, which included the main deliverable on the "Update on technical and non-technical losses."
Furthermore, the WG members discussed the activities to be held with the MEDREG's external partners, including a Trilateral Workshop with CEER and ECRB and a workshop on digitalisation and cybersecurity.

10
MAR
2022
Online meeting
10 March 2022
31st Renewables Working Group meeting

In their 31st meeting, the RES WG members discussed the activities planned in 2022, and in particular the main deliverable on the future role of renewable gases in the Mediterranean region. In addition, WG members addressed the national reforms for MEDREG members and the cooperation with external partners.

10
MAR
2022
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10 March 2022
Digitalisation of Energy Markets – Snapshot and Technical Summary

As the energy sector is undergoing a transformation towards a low-carbon economy, new technologies and digitalisation are offering opportunities to decarbonise the energy sector and empower consumers, bringing new challenges to the regulators.

10
MAR
2022
Tirana, Albania
10 March 2022
MEDREG met with the EU Delegation of Albania
In the margin of the Presidency meeting that took place last week in Tirana, MEDREG Secretariat Director Hasan Ozkoc and Deputy Director Bardhi Hoxha met with the First Secretary Mr Andrea Vera and Mr Hubert Grandjean of the EU Delegation in Albania, on 10 March.
09
MAR
2022
Tirana
Albania
9 March 2022
6th Presidency Meeting

Welcomed by the Albanian Energy Regulator (ERE) in Tirana on 9 March, MEDREG Presidency board held its 6th Presidency meeting to take stock of the latest completed deliverables of the Association and get acquainted with this Year’s Action Plan. MEDREG President Petrit Ahmeti welcomed MEDREG Director Hasan Ozkoc and Deputy Director Bardhi Hoxha at ERE premises. Permanent Vice-President Stefano Besseghini (ARERA, Italy), Vice-President Abdellatif Bardach (ANRE, Morocco) and Vice-President Karem Mahmoud (GASREG, Egypt) joined the meeting online.

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FEB
2022
London
United Kingdom
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24 February 2022
British and Moroccan energy regulators announce closer ties as part of global collaboration to pick up the pace on the path to net zero

On 24 February 2022 in London, the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) of the United Kingdom and the National Electricity Regulatory Authority (ANRE) of the Kingdom of Morocco signed a Joint Statement of Intent to Cooperate, which aims to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two regulators.

21
FEB
2022
Paris
France
21-23 February 2022
The French Regulator (CRE) welcomes the Egyptian Gas Regulator (GASREG) for a Study Visit on Third Party Access (TPA) and Gas Regulatory Aspects

Since the establishment of the Egyptian Gas Regulatory Authority GASREG in 2017, MEDREG has been continuously supporting its Egyptian gas member throughout the peer-to-peer sharing of experience and good practices, with the aim of reinforcing its technical and regulatory capacity as a leverage for the development of its gas market.

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FEB
2022
February 2022
Protecting the Rights of Vulnerable Consumers: New video on MEDREG’s Consumer Working Group
This animated video explains the positive role that energy regulation plays on consumers in Mediterranean countries, with a focus on the protection of vulnerable ones. It also presents MEDREG Consumer Working Group and how it contributes to higher protection standards and good practices. Watch the video!
15
FEB
2022
Vienna, Austria
15 February 2022
MEDREG meets CEER, E-Control and the Energy Community to explore further regional regulatory cooperation
On 15 February, MEDREG Director Hasan Ozkoc and Deputy Director Bardhi Hoxha met with the E-Control Executive Director Wolfgang Urbantschitsch (CEER Vice President) and Director Dietmar Preinstorfer to discuss the cooperation between MEDREG and CEER.
09
FEB
2022
Online workshop
9 February 2022
Med-TSO and MEDREG work together to enable electricity exchanges and trading in the Mediterranean
On 9 February, Med-TSO and MEDREG held a joint webinar titled "Enabling electricity exchanges and trading in the Mediterranean" whose purpose was to lay the ground of a common technical and regulatory framework that makes electricity exchanges and trading possible between the two Mediterranean shores.

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FEB
2022
1-2 February 2022
UfM Energy Platforms Annual Meeting
On 1 and 2 February, MEDREG attended the 2022 Annual meeting of the UfM Energy Platforms to discuss and adopt the UfM Roadmap for Action on Energy for the next years. MEDREG contributed to the roadmap based on their action plan activities and will continue to provide significant support for the technical deliverables for regulatory issues.
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JAN
2022
Remote
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21 January 2022
Calls for proposal: Graphic designer for MEDREG Publications and Digital Images
We are looking for a Graphic designer to support the MEDREG Secretariat
JAN
2022
December 2021
Seasons' greetings
Seasons' greetings
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DEC
2021
20 December 2021
ICER Chronicle Edition 11 is live!
The ICER Winter edition “COP26 & Energy Disruption” is out!
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DEC
2021
Remote (Office premises preferably located in Milan or a nearby city)
17 December 2021
Calls for proposal: Website and Digital Coordinator
We are looking for a Website and Digital Coordinator
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