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Dr. Oleksii Riabchyn (UKR)

Edgeir Vårdal Aksnes

Politician

Dr. Oleksii Riabchyn is a Ukrainian politician from Donetsk region. In October 2014 was elected to the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) on the party list of Batkivshchyna. He chairs the subcommittee on energy saving and energy efficiency of the Energy Committee.

He has participated in lobbying and introducing numerous energy reforms in Ukraine. He personally championed initiatives supporting e-mobility, renewable energy and those focused on creating an energy efficiency market in Ukraine.Dr. Oleksii Riabchyn represented Ukraine in Conferences of the Parties to the UNFCCC in Paris, Marrakesh, Bonn and Katowice. He is focused on promoting renewables, sustainable development, green economy and supporting displaced universities that were relocated from Donbas and Crimea.