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Global network of energy centres calls on COP27 to support regional cooperation as a cornerstone of the climate transition

The Executive Director of the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency ECREEE, Mr. Francis Sempore was among heads of Energy Centres who attended the 5th Steering Committee meeting of the Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centres (GN-SEC). The high-profile meeting was convened by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) with support of the Governments of Austria between 5th and 8th September 2022 at the Vienna International Centre.

ECOWAS Commissioner Economic Affairs and Agriculture pays a courtesy visit to ECREEE

Mrs. Massandjé TOURE-LITSE, ECOWAS Commissioner Economic Affairs and Agriculture and Mr. Francis Sempore, Executive Director of ECREEE

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 / Cabo Verde, Praia: The ECOWAS Commissioner for Economic Affairs and Agriculture, Mrs. Massandjé TOURE-LITSE, paid a courtesy visit to ECREEE Headquarters in Praia.  Commissioner TOURE-LITSE made the visit while attending the 8th Annual Meeting of the ECOWAS Regional Animal Health Networks (RAHN), hosted by Cabo Verde.

AECID DELEGATION PAYS A VISIT TO ECREEE TO DISCUSS THE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

Praia September 19th, 2022 – A delegation from the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) is currently in Praia on a three-day mission as guest of the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE).   

The Executive Director of ECREEE pays a courtesy visit to the Minister of Power of Nigeria

Nigeria, Abuja, 25TH August 2022 - ECREEE Executive Director, Jean Francis Sempore makes courtesy visit to the Nigerian Minister of Power ahead of the 7TH Edition of the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum 2022 (ESEF 2022) scheduled to take place in Abuja in October.

DR. OMAR ALIEU TOURAY ASSUMES OFFICE AS NEW PRESIDENT OF THE ECOWAS COMMISSION

Dr. Omar Alieu Touray, a Gambian National, has assumed office as the new President of the ECOWAS Commission for a four-year tenure. He takes over from Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, an Ivorian National, who has piloted the affairs of the Commission from 2018 till date.

ECREEE HOLDS CAPACITY BUILDING FOR ENTREPRENEURS ON PRODUCTION AND DISSEMINATION OF IMPROVED COOKSTOVES IN SIERRA LEONE

kono, Sierra Leone - 21/07/22 - With the support of the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), ECREEE solicited the technical expertise of the Institute of Leadership, Energy, Environment and Management (ILEM) to undertake hands-on training for local cookstove artisans in and around the district of Kono from 18 – 22 July. This workshop is one of the 2022 WACCA activities planned for specified countries in the ECOWAS region to undertake capacity building on design and construction of modern and efficient cookstoves.

ECREEE WELCOMES ITS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Praia, June 20th, 2022 – The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency welcomes its new Executive Director, Mr. Jean Francis Semporé, marking a new era for the Sustainable Energy Sector in the ECOWAS region.

ECREEE Reinforces Improved Cook-stove Production in West Africa

ECREEE - Praia, - 11th July 2022 - The West Africa Clean Cooking Alliance (WACCA) is bracing-up for a seven-day camp designed to train entrepreneurs on the production and dissemination of improved cook stoves. The training which will be organized by ECREEE in partnership with the Ministry of Energy of Sierra Leone, is scheduled to take place in the Government Technical Institute (GTI) in Kono, Sierra Leone from the 18th to 23rd July 2022.

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