European Energy Security Challenges and Transatlantic Cooperation in 2015

A keynote speech by:
Miguel Arias Cañete
Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy
European Commission

Wecloming remarks by:
Fredrick Kempe
President and CEO
Atlantic Council  

Discussion with:
Richard Morningstar
Founding Director, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council 

Moderated by:
David Koranyi
Director, Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative
Atlantic Council 

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Please join the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center for a public event featuring the European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Mr. Miguel Arias Cañete, on Tuesday, February 3 from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Atlantic Council. 

Commissioner Cañete is responsible for promoting diversity in the European Union’s energy needs and supplies and is working to establish a European Energy Union. As part of this, he is also tasked with ensuring that the EU achieves its climate and energy goals and further developing renewable energy.

At the Atlantic Council, Commissioner Cañete will focus on Europe’s energy security in a global context, and transatlantic cooperation on energy and climate issues. 

Commissioner Cañete will be introduced by the Atlantic Council’s President and CEO, Frederick Kempe. After the Commissioner’s keynote speech, a discussion will follow between Commissioner Cañete and Ambassador Richard Morningstar, Founding Director of the Council’s Global Energy Center. The discussion will be moderated by David Koranyi, Director of the Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative at the Atlantic Council.

Tuesday, February 3 2015
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

1030 15th Street NW
12th Floor (West Tower Elevator)
Washington, DC 

This event is open to press and on-the-record.

VISITING THE COUNCIL:Metro and parking info