As a guest to this key regional economic forum comprised of 21 member economies, the Council looks forward to fully contributing to the work of the APEC EWG. Initially, the Council is providing input to APEC’s work on resilience and supporting the broader initiatives of the Energy Working Group and other aspects of the APEC agenda.
Christoph Frei, Secretary General of the World Energy Council said:
The confirmation came in a letter from Dr Alan Bollard, Executive Director of the APEC Secretariat ahead of our New Zealand Member Committees Asia-Pacific Energy Leaders' Summit which was held in Wellington. At the Summit, Christoph Frei met with Phyllis Yoshida, Deputy Assistant Secretary International Energy Cooperation U.S. Department of Energy, who is the Energy Working Group’s ‘Lead Shepherd’, and where they discussed next steps.