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G7 Kitakyushu Energy Ministerial Meeting (EMM)

G7 Kitakyushu -Energy Ministerial Meeting-

The G7 Kitakyushu Energy Ministerial Meeting (EMM) hosted as a side event to the Group of Seven (G7) Leaders’ Meeting (Ise-Shima Summit) in May 2016.

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1. Outline of the meeting

  • Date: Sunday, May 1, to Monday, May 2, 2016
  • Venue: Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture (Rihga Royal Hotel Kokura)

2. Participants

Energy ministers of the G7 countries (Japan, the United States, Canada, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Italy), the EU commissioner for energy and other officials, and officials from the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the international Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

3. Meeting summary

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry hosted the G7 Kitakyushu Energy Ministerial Meeting on May 1 and 2. Minister Hayashi chaired the meeting, under the grand theme of “Energy Security for Global Growth”. Ministers discussed three key themes (1) energy investment for global growth, (2) energy security, and (3) energy sustainability, and adopted the “Kitakyushu Initiative on Energy Security for Global Growth”.

4. Kitakyushu Initiative

5. Photo Gallery

6. Reference

Associated events

Women’s Conference on Energy for the Future of Our Children
Date and time: 14:00 to 17:00, Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Venue: 5th floor Large Seminar Room, Kitakyushu Municipal Gender Equality Center, MOVE.
(11-4 Otemachi, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture)
Youth Energy Summit (YES) in Kitakyushu
Date and time: 14:00 to 16:30, Sunday, April 17, 2016
Venue: Main Hall and Event Hall, Kitakyushu International Conference Center
(West Japan Industry and Trade Convention Association; 3-8-1 Asano, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture)

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Division in charge

G7 Kitakyushu Energy Ministerial Meeting Office
Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
Telephone: 03-3580-8490

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