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Second High Level Meeting of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP)

By African Union Commission (AUC)
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, February 11, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Second High Level Meeting of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP)

WHAT: Second High Level Meeting of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP).The conference is open to the press on 12 and 13 February 2014.

Highlights for media include: opening session on 12 February at 09:00

• Opening ceremonies on 12th13th February at 09:00

• Experts press conference at 11:15 on 12th February

• Group photo session for ministers on 13th February at 10:15 followed by

• Ministerial press conference

• Concluding remarks on 13th February at 18:00

• Interview opportunities with high level delegates in the field of energy throughout the conference. For interview requests, see contacts below:

WHEN: 12-13 February 2014

WHERE: African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa Ethiopia

WHY: The Meeting will bring together African and European Ministers, Commissioners, business leaders and more than 400 other high-level delegates aiming at

• Reviewing successes in the African energy sector

• Defining the priorities for the energy collaboration between Africa and Europe

WHO: The participation of several high-ranking delegates has been confirmed, including African Union leadership, ministers, deputy ministers and senior officials from both Africa and Europe: heads of UN and other international agencies

Media personnel are invited to cover the conference and its various events. Please note the conference is open throughout the two days