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International relationships

We are responsible for the New Zealand Government’s linkages with international energy organisations.

These relationships allow New Zealand to participate in high-level multi-national discussions on key energy issues, collaborate in studies and research and development programmes, and develop policy built on the best regional and international information.
 

International Energy Agency

New Zealand is a member of the International Energy Agency (IEA) - an autonomous inter-governmental agency linked to the Organization for Economic Co-operation (OECD). The IEA is New Zealand's primary vehicle for international collaboration on energy.

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APEC Energy Working Group 

New Zealand is a member of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) Energy Working Group. Launched in 1990, is APEC's main body to deal with energy issues.

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East Asia Summit Energy Cooperation Taskforce

The East Asia Summit Energy Cooperation Taskforce is an expert working group created to study possible areas of cooperation on regional energy issues. New Zealand is one of 18 Asian and Pacific member countries.

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International Partnership for Energy Development in Island Nations

The partnership between New Zealand, the United States and Iceland aims to advance the deployment of renewable energy and energy efficient technologies in island nations and territories.

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International Energy Forum

The International Energy Forum is a gathering of the world's energy ministers. It has become the premier producer-consumer dialogue between member countries of the International Energy Agency, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), and Russia, China and India.

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Last updated 22 November 2011