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  • Expanding to Myanmar: Accelerating the invisible People Power

    10/07/2019

    Expanding to Myanmar: Accelerating the invisible People Power July 10, 2019 Building on the vibrant energy landscape in Myanmar and the program's experiences in promoting decentralized renewable energy solutions for energy access in other regions, the Green & Inclusive Energy program is expanding its work to a new country: Myanmar. The initiative in Myanmar is […]

  • Climate change deniers violate human rights

    01/07/2019

    Climate change deniers violate human rights July 1, 2019 Op-ed by Eco Matser  Whoever still thinks climate change is purely an environmental issue, threatening only nature, needs to think again. Climate change is also essentially a human issue because of its devastating effect on human life – and rights. It exacerbates existing inequalities, undermines democracy and […]

  • Abu Dhabi Climate meeting

    29/06/2019

    Abu Dhabi Climate meeting June 29, 2019 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 […]

  • Editors undergo training in renewable energy and climate change

    19/06/2019

    Editors undergo training in renewable energy and climate change June 19, 2019 The Media Institute of Southern Africa Zimbabwe Chapter (MISA Zimbabwe), a Hivos Southern Africa partner under the Green and Inclusive Energy (GIE) program with technical support from Climate Tracker, conducted a two-day editors training on renewable energy and climate change in Zimbabwe’s second […]

  • Development benefits of biogas exceed expectations, new report Gold Standard found

    19/06/2019

    Development benefits of biogas exceed expectations, new report Gold Standard found June 19, 2019 The benefits of improved cooking solutions, such as biogas, exceed earlier presumptions, new study commissioned by Gold Standard found.  The study conducted by Vivid Economics calculates economic values of social and development benefits from Gold Standard certified cooking projects, among which the Hivos’ biogas programs. Value […]

  • Sustainable Energy for All Charrettes

    18/06/2019

    Sustainable Energy for All Charrettes June 18, 2019 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 […]

  • European Development Days

    16/06/2019

    European Development Days June 16, 2019 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 […]

  • Asia Clean Energy Forum

    13/06/2019

    Asia Clean Energy Forum June 13, 2019 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 […]

  • Innovate4Climate conference

    04/06/2019

    Innovate4Climate conference June 4, 2019 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 […]

  • Global conference: Scaling up energy access and finance in least developed countries

    29/05/2019

    Global conference: Scaling up energy access and finance in least developed countries May 29, 2019 On 30-31 May, UN-OHRLLS* and GEIDCO** organize the Global conference on Scaling-up Energy Access and Finance in Least Developed countries in Beijing, China. The conference will focus on concrete measures to accelerate energy access and enhance financing for sustainable and […]

  • Report launch: Beyond Fire: How to achieve electric cooking

    27/05/2019

    Report launch: Beyond Fire: How to achieve electric cooking May 27, 2019 Cooking with renewable electricity is now well within the range of cost-competitiveness of other cooking alternatives, concludes a new report called Beyond Fire: How to achieve electric cooking by Hivos and World Future Council. This is a significant improvement from three years ago when the […]

  • New policy briefs on affordable and clean energy show progress must be accelerated to ‘leave no one behind’

    24/05/2019

    UN DESA New policy briefs on affordable and clean energy show progress must be accelerated to 'leave no one behind' May 24, 2019 Governments, businesses and civil society organizations have made tremendous strides in bringing affordable and clean energy to more people in recent years, but this progress has been largely uneven and must be […]