India-Brazil-South Africa (IBSA) Dialogue Forum, Sixth Trilateral Commission Meeting, Brasilia Ministerial Communiqué, 1 September 2009

Sectors : Energy, Energy, climate change and technology, Sustainable development
Organisation : Other
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Commitments in: Infrastructure - Energy

“...the Ministers agreed to the following:...

...16. Recognize the crucial role of access to energy for sustainable development and for the achievement of the MDGs. Reaffirm the importance of the need to broaden and diversify energy sources and supplies, especially for developing countries. Express, furthermore, their willingness to foster trilateral cooperation on renewable energy and energy efficiency with a view to, inter alia, deepening coordination in international fora. In this regard, recall the positive social, economic and environmental impacts of increasing cooperation and exchanging of successful experiences in production, generation and use of renewable energy, including technology transfer, will have for sustainable economic growth.”