Participants in the ministerial meeting were Zorana Mihajlović, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Mining and Energy of Serbia, Konstantinos Skrekas, Minister of Environment and Energy of Greece, Virgil-Daniel Popescu, Minister of Energy of Romania, Parviz Shahbazov, Minister of Energy of Azerbaijan, German Galuschenko, Minister of Energy of Ukraine, Alparslan Bayraktar, Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey, Kreshnik Bekteshi, Minister of Economy of the Republic of North Macedonia. They discussed the most pressing challenges in the industry, in the context of crises, as well as the future development of regional electricity markets, security of gas supply, decarbonization and European green policy. The participants agreed on the need for solidarity to diversify energy sources for Southeast Europe. To these ambitious goals, Southeast Europe can play a key role in providing reliability of the systems and transformation towards a low carbon economy. The experts expressed hope that governments in the region will undertake as a follow-up to the forum, working discussions with each other and with the European Commission, the Energy Community Secretariat and other partners to effectively implement the energy transition.