The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Indonesia in collaboration with the International Energy Agency held the 1st Bali Clean Energy Forum at the Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center attended by more than 1300 participants from 26 countries. Officially opened by the Vice President Jusuf Kalla, the forum discussed cooperation for the development of renewable energy. The agenda of the forum included ministerial meeting, plenary, parallel sessions, exhibition and cultural night. At the press conference, the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, H.E. Sudirman Said, stated that the declaration of the ministerial meeting signed by 17 countries essentially strengthens the development of renewable energy regardless of the level of technology and the energy mix the countries have achieved.