Working together to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy

Ministers express shared resolve to drive forward a securer, more sustainable energy future across the globe

2011 Ministerial meeting brought together Ministers and delegates from 37 countries representing more than three quarters of the world’s energy consumption.

19 October 2011

The 2011 IEA Ministerial Meeting, with the theme, “Our Energy Future: Secure, Sustainable and Together,” took place on 18-19 October in Paris. Over the course of the two-day conference, energy ministers from 28 IEA member countries were joined by ministers from seven Partner countries (Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Russian Federation, South Africa) and two accession countries (Chile, Estonia) to discuss global energy challenges and policy priorities. On the first day, 35 Chief Executives from the IEA’s Energy Business Council joined the opening session, “Government and Industry: Tackling the Investment Challenge.”

Please see below the closing remarks from the closing press conference, delivered by the Ministerial Chair, the Hon. Martin Ferguson (Minister, Ministry for Resources and Energy, Australia).

Ministerial Outcomes:

For Ministerial documents please visit our Ministerial website.

See also photos from Session 1 of the Ministerial

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