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Security of supply, external dimension and enlargement
If it is to achieve its goal of secure, competitive and sustainable energy the EU must involve and cooperate with developed and developing countries, be they producers, transit countries or consumers. For the sake of efficiency and consistency, therefore, the EU and the Member States must speak with one voice on international energy issues. At a time of vulnerability of imports, potential energy crises and uncertainty surrounding future supplies, the EU must make sure that it adopts measures and creates partnerships that guarantee the security of its energy supply. Compliance with the Community energy acquis by the candidate countries is a vital part of the process of their accession to the EU.
- SECURITY OF SUPPLY
- The Energy Community Treaty
- European Energy Charter
- The Global Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Fund
- ACP-EU Energy Facility
- Energy cooperation with the developing countries
- Black Sea Synergy
- Global partnership for sustainable development
- Environment and sustainable management of natural resources, including energy
- Convention on Nuclear Safety
- Euro-Mediterranean CooperationArchives
- Ongoing enlargement
- Enlargement of January 2007
- Enlargement of May 2004