Visit of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, to Ethiopia
Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, embarked on a two-day trip to Addis-Abeba. On the first day, he took part in a Ministerial round table to discuss challenges for the private sector in the field of energy. He also participated in various bilateral meetings with African Ministers for Energy. A joint meeting with Ministers from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Burundi was also foreseen to discuss an energy initiative for the Great Lakes region. The day after, Andris Piebalgs addressed the Conference of Energy Ministers of Africa, which was expected to adopt a declaration containing decisions on continental policies in the energy sector.
Group photo with Andris Piebalgs, 1st from the left
Andris Piebalgs, on the left
Andris Piebalgs, on the right
Handshake between Henri Ossebi, Minister for Energy and Hydraulics of ...