The Global Network on Energy for Sustainable Development (GNESD) and the United Nations Foundation (UNF) are inviting interested parties to their workshop on Energy Access: Eradicating Global Energy Poverty. The event will be held at the Durban Country Club in Durban (http://www.dcclub.co.za) on the 5th December 2011. Look for the room called Athlone. The programme starts at 9am and is scheduled to finish at 1pm.
Welcome by UNEP
GNESD – global network on energy for sustainable development
Energy access status and financing issues
Sustainable Energy Year for All & the UN Secretary General’s Initiative
Reid Detchon, Vice President, Energy and Climate, UN Foundation
Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Radha Muthiah, Executive Director, GACC, UN Foundation
Access in an African Energy Policy Context
Ogunlade Davidson, Minister for Energy and Water, Sierra Leone & Co-chair GNESD
Bioenergy for Energy Access & Rural Development
Suani Coelho & Emmanuel Ackom, Coordinator, CENBIO & GNESD Manager resp.
Peri-Urban Energy Development
Akanksha Chaurey, Member GNESD & Director TERI
Electrification from Renewables (IRENA+AFREPREN+BARILOCHE)
Steve Karekezi, Executive Director, AFREPREN/FWD
Daniel Bouille, Vice President, FB.