The Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) is a high-level global forum to promote policies and programmes that advance clean energy technology, to share lessons learned and best practices, and to encourage the transition to a global clean energy economy. Initiatives are based on areas of common interest among participating governments and other stakeholders. The Framework for the Clean Energy Ministerial, reaffirmed at the twelfth Clean Energy Ministerial in 2021, defines the CEM governance structure and outlines the mission statement, objectives, membership, and guiding principles.

The CEM brings together a community of the world’s largest and leading countries, companies and international experts to achieve one mission –accelerate clean energy transitions.

The CEM is an international clean energy leadership platform, a convening platform, an action platform, and an acceleration platform. It serves as:

  • a platform where its members help shape the global clean energy agenda, and advance the deployment of specific clean energy technologies and solutions.
  • a bottom-up, government-led community for exchanging knowledge and insights, building networks and partnerships, and facilitating coordinated actions on clean energy.
  • an implementation vehicle that helps its members to achieve specific domestic clean energy objectives.