The guidance document provides an overview of energy security from various perspectives and in line with sustainable development, with objective to consolidate a common energy security concept for the Arab region. The document addresses factors such as geographical distribution of natural energy resources, energy systems, strategies, policies, infrastructure, geopolitical impacts, and national need, and lists recommendations for improving regional cooperation for energy security.

The study analyzes the current state of the energy sector and the roles of relevant institutions. It further addresses reciprocal effects between global energy market and Arab energy cooperation for energy security. 

Download file: Arabic

Organization: UNESCWA

Theme: Other

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Energy, COP22 List of UN Publications, Policy Instruments

Type of material: Guidance Document

Publication date: 2015

Language: Arabic