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  • One of the key barriers to delivering energy solutions for all is the limited access to affordable finance at the local and national levels to serve urban and rural poor with appropriate energy access solutions. At international level, finance flows are insufficiently targeting the last mile and flowing mainly to higher income areas and on-grid […]

  • The 25th edition of the climate conference, known as COP25 will be held under the Presidency of the Government of Chile in Madrid from 2 to 13 December. The conference is designed to take the next crucial steps in the UN climate change process. Following agreement on the implementation guidelines of the Paris Agreement at […]

  • “It would cost an estimated $4.4 billion annually to meet the world’s residential clean-cooking needs – far more than what is currently available. While that figure is not small, it is dwarfed by the costs of inaction” says Kandeh Yumkella (former United Nations under-secretary-general and chair of UN-Energy and currently a member of Sierra Leone’s […]

  • From 5-7 November the clean cooking sector will gather in Nairobi, Kenya, for the Clean Cooking Forum 2019. Under the theme ‘Investment. Innovation. Impact.’ the sector is keen to find new- and scale proven solutions that make clean cooking accessible to the three billion people who currently live without it. The forum will be co-hosted […]

  • On 22 September 2019, during the Energy Transition Track: Clean Cooking, Energy and Health session, prior to the United Nations Climate Action Summit, government and private sector representatives, local authorities and members from international organizations met to discuss concrete actions towards a just energy transition in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to spur […]

  • 30 June – 1 July 2019, the meeting will bring together governments and leaders from all sectors including business, local authorities, civil society, and the UN system, and youth representatives. The central purpose of the Abu Dhabi Climate Meeting is to take stock of progress so far across all the Action Areas of the Climate […]

  • June 18 – 20, Netherlands Using the principles of design thinking, the charrettes will focus on intensive inquiry, challenging assumptions and bringing new perspectives with the expectation that together, participants will be able to identify specific pathways and detailed next steps and actions. As with all events convened by SEforALL, the charrettes will be diverse […]

  • 18- 19 June, Brussels Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. This year’s theme: Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind. Hivos co-organizes […]

  • June 17-21, Manila  The Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) strives to be one of the leading clean energy events in the Asia region, and it focuses on bringing together a diverse community of practitioners and implementers to identify, discuss and address the key clean energy challenges we face in the region. ACEF 2019 will focus […]

  • EVENT: From 4-7 June, Innovate4Climate will be held in Singapore. The conference is the preeminent global event on climate finance, climate investment and climate markets. It is a platform that brings together business, finance, policy and technology leaders to accelerate action on financing climate-smart development. In 2019, I4C will focus on green finance, clean cooling, […]