Participation of the malagasy delegation led by the Minister of Energy and Hydrocarbons, Mr. Gatien Horace in the dialogue of energy transition in Berlin the 17th to 18th March.

Important political decision-makers could participate to that event thanks to the invitation of the German Federal Minister of Foreign affairs, Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and the Minister of Economy and Energy, Mr. Sigmar Gabriel. About 30 ministers of energy from different countries and other important personalities such as the German Minister of Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Security, 

the Secretary of State to the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and the general manager of the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA were also present.

This meeting involving experience’s exchanges between the main actors, which is about 700 participants, was an important step for the implementation of positive commitments taken in Paris during the COP21, especially the promotion of energy supply and the economy decarbonization for the limitation of the global warming under 2°C.

The different allocutions of the ministers focused on the profitability of energy policies orientated to ecology. It has also been mentioned that all states should adopt the way of Germany on his role as forerunner in energy transition. The German ministry supports projects until 10 GW before 2020 and contributes to a sum of 3 thousand million Euros in the initiative “Energy in Africa”.

The participation of the Minister of Energy and Hydrocarbons allowed establishing new contacts as well as maintaining the relations with the private investors already met in the previous missions in 2015.

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