Resolution on Energy Security

APPF19/RES/03

19th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum
23-27 January 2011

Resolution on Energy Security

APPF19/RES/03

(Sponsored by Mongolia) 

THE NINETEENTH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ASIA-PACIFIC PARLIAMENTARY FORUM:

Reaffirming the commitments made by the Parliamentarians of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum on energy security in accordance with the resolutions adopted  at the preceding meetings, particularly the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, Seventeenth and Eighteenth annual meetings;

Recognizing that energy is a fundamental component for the economic development in Asia-Pacific region and in the world as a whole;

Considering that regional energy security and sustainable energy supply is best accomplished through long-term economic and financial cooperation among countries in the Asia-Pacific region,  participation of stakeholders, bilateral and multilateral  dialogue; 

Realizing great potentials to cooperate in integrating energy, financial and technological sources available in the Asia-Pacific region for the adoption of sustainable energy security and supply;

Noting the importance of the promotion of free energy trade in the Asia-Pacific region and elsewhere in the world and huge investment needs and cooperation efforts to construct new energy production facilities and transmission infrastructure with a view to secure energy supply and reduce energy security risks;


RESOLVES TO:

  1. Promote APPF Governments cooperation to initiate, finance and implement energy development programs involving countries of the Asia-Pacific region.
  2. Support APPF Governments cooperation to use renewable and other clean energy sources to increase energy efficiency, create and transfer required innovation and cutting edge technology.
  3. Call on APPF Governments to develop and adopt favorable investment, tax and tariff policies to attract fiscal sources for energy infrastructure financing, enhance energy security in the countries of Asia-Pacific region and support financial involvement of the international financial organizations and private sector.
  4. Encourage APPF Governments to share and exchange information, create information network systems, transfer knowledge and best experience that contribute to ensuring energy security in the region.


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Resolution on Energy Security

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