• On October 29, 2007, European Commission President, José Manuel Barroso met with the high-level Advisory Group on Energy and Climate Change to discuss “forthcoming challenges” on climate change, especially in the run-up to the United nations ministerial meeting in Bali On December 3, 2007. The group is officially tasked with examining different options for the European energy policy (Europolitics, October 31, 2007, p. 7)
  • On November 1, 2007, the European Commission and the Arab Republic of Egypt will bring together for the first time key energy players from the EU and the South to debate common challenges and policies in the field of energy security during the EU-Africa-Middle East Energy Conference. Participants from the EU, Africa and the Middle East will have the opportunity to discuss co-operation in enhancing regional energy security, addressing climate change and improving access to energy services (RAPID, October 31, 2007)