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The International Energy Charter discusses long term energy strategies with G20 under German Presidency

The International Energy Charter, represented by Sarah Keay-Bright, participated in the G20 Energy Sustainability Working Group (ESWG) and the G20 Sustainability Working Group (SWG) discussions, held on 14-15 December 2016 in Munich. 

The German Presidency of the G20 led the discussions focused on long-term energy strategies and investment frameworks, exploring  areas for G20 cooperation. Countries discussed implementation of the Paris agreement and the United Nations (UN) 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and the implications for the energy sector. The Presidency sought to identify how countries could cooperate in order to realise the energy transition in ways that are cost-efficient while supporting energy security, innovation, competitiveness, economic growth and job creation.