Participation of Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC, at the Pacific Energy Summit, 24-25/03/2013
Andris Piebalgs, Member of the EC in charge of Development, travelled to Auckland to participate in the Pacific Energy Summit, which took place on 24 and 25 March. On this occasion, Andris Piebalgs announced new EU funding which amounts to €10 million to boost access to sustainable energy in the Pacific Islands. He underlined that the funding would provide access to affordable and safe energy to the poorest living in some of the most remote areas of the Pacific, helping to significantly increase trade and growth opportunities in the region.
Andris Piebalgs, on the right, giving an interview to a journalist Ref:P-022973
Signing of the EU/EIB/ADB financing agreement in the presence of Pim ... Ref:P-022973
Signing of the EU/EIB financing agreement by Pim van Ballekom, ... Ref:P-022973
Handshake to seal the signing of the EU/EIB/ADB financing agreement in ... Ref:P-022973