Rome G7 Energy draws to a close
The G7 Ministerial Meeting on Energy, held in Rome, has just ended. The morning sessions were devoted to energy security, natural gas, energy efficiency and technology as a driver for competitiveness. Yesterday, the Minister of Economic Development Carlo Calenda opened the event, outlining the main topics of discussion and highlighting the theme of the energy partnership between the European Union and Africa, which was the subject of a side-event in the afternoon.
This two-day event furthered a process started in Rome in 2014, during the meeting of the G7 Energy Ministers on energy security, and then developed during ministerial meetings over the last two years. Analysis has revolved around energy security, with regard to sustainability and global economic growth.