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G7 Kitakyushu Energy Ministerial Meeting

1 Purpose

One of ten ministerial meetings to be held around the country in conjunction with the Ise-Shima Summit  to be held on  May 26th to May 27th.
Energy ministers hailing from major countries will gather under one roof to discuss the pressing challenges that international society faces today in regards to energy, such as sustainable energy and energy security. It is a significant international conference that aims to contribute to the resolution of these global issues.

2 Dates

May 1st (Sun) – May 2nd (Mon) 2016

3 Venue

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kokura
2-14-2 Asano, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 802-0001, Japan

4 Organised by

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Agency for Natural Resources and Energy (Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry: Motoo Hayashi)

5 List of attending countries and organisations

G7 member countries (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States of America), the EU, the IEA (International Energy Association) and other organisations.

6 Number of participants

(scheduled)  Around 350 people (Including 250 delegates and 100 members of the press)

※Based on data from the Aomori Ministerial Meeting

7 Schedule

Date Agenda
5 / 1
Energy Ministerial Meeting, Day 1
 Bilateral Talks, Welcome Reception, Working Dinner
5 / 2
Energy Ministerial Meeting, Day 2
 Minisiterial Meeting, Press Conference, Excursion

8 Recent G7 Energy Ministerial Meetings

May 11th (Mon) - May 12th (Tues) 2015  Hamburg, Germany

The last G7 Energy Ministerial Meeting in Japan was held in June 2008 in Aomori Prefecture (Held in conjunction with the Hokkaido Toyako Summit).

9 Contact information

G7 Kitakyushu Energy Ministerial Meeting Promotion Office
TEL 093-582-2813
(International Calling +81-93-582-2813)


International Policy Division,
Planning and Coordination Bureau,
1-1 Jonai, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 803-8501 JAPAN
Tel: 093-582-2146
(International Calling +81-93-582-2146)
Fax: 093-582-2176