G7 and G20
The EU is a full member of the group of seven (G7) and group of twenty (G20), two international forums that gather the most advanced economies in the world.
Finance ministers and central bank governors typically attend the forums, but there are also dedicated energy ministerial forums in which the EU promotes its energy priorities, including the clean energy transition, technological innovation and access to sustainable modern energy as well as open, transparent and flexible energy markets.
The first G-7 meeting of energy ministers took place in Rome in May 2014.
- September 2018, Halifax, Canada
- April 2017. Rome, Italy
- May 2016, Kitakyushu, Japan
- May 2015, Hamburg, Germany
- May 2014, Rome, Italy
The first G-20 meeting of energy ministers took place in October 2015 in Istanbul, Turkey.
- June 2019, Karuizawa, Japan
- June 2018 Bariloche, Argentina
- July 2017 G20 Hamburg Climate and Energy Action Plan for Growth was annexed to the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany
- July 2016, Beijing, China
- October 2015, Istanbul, Turkey