Ministerial Declaration of the Second Asian and Pacific Energy Forum

Ministerial Declaration of the Second Asian and Pacific Energy Forum

Date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Type: 
Official documents
Abstract

The Second Asian and Pacific Energy Forum, which was held in Bangkok
from 3 to 5 April 2018, adopted the Ministerial Declaration on Regional Cooperation
for Energy Transition towards Sustainable and Resilient Societies in Asia and the
Pacific.

In the Ministerial Declaration, the challenges in the implementation of
Sustainable Development Goal 7 in Asia and the Pacific are recognized, and
measures are identified to address those challenges through regional cooperation. The
importance of energy connectivity and the potential contribution of cross-border
energy trade in attaining Goal 7 are also recognized. The Ministerial Declaration
contains decisions by the ministers as well as requests to the Executive Secretary to
support its implementation through specific actions identified. The ministers decided
to convene the third Asian and Pacific Energy Forum in 2023.

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