Foreign Minister Steinmeier and Minister for Economic Affairs Gabriel open international energy conference in Berlin

Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Federal Minister for Economic Affairs Sigmar Gabriel have opened the first “Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue” today (26 March) at the Federal Foreign Office. The conference is the first meeting in Berlin of representatives of 60 countries, foreign ministers and ministers of energy as well as high-level representatives from business, science, administration and civil society. The aim of the international energy dialogue is to present the German energy transition and discuss experiences and next steps with international partners. The exchange provides a forum to develop stimuli for the energy policy of the future, also with a view to the Global Climate Conference COP21 that will take place in Paris in December 2015.

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