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

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 and Estonia) to discuss global energy challenges and policy priorities. On the first day, 35 Chief Executives from the IEA Energy Business Council joined the opening session, "Government and Industry: Tackling the Investment Challenge".