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ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum 2021 (ESEF 2021) – Virtual Event

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) will be hosting the fifth edition of the annual ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Forum (ESEF) from 7-9 December 2021. 

3rd EXTRAORDINARY SUMMIT OF THE ECOWAS AUTHORITY OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT ON THE SITUATION IN MALI AND GUINEA

1. The Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) convened an Extraordinary Session in Accra, Republic of Ghana, on 7th November 2021, under the chairmanship of H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana and Chair of the ECOWAS Authority. The Summit was to review political developments in the Republic of Guinea and the Republic of Mali.

ECREEE Webinar Series: Innovation in Renewable Energy - Blockchain-powered Digital Electricity

ECREEE in partnership with OneWattSolar is organizing a Webinar on 28 October 2021. The Webinar will highlight some of the most innovative clean energy solutions produced in the region, showcasing OWATTS activities in West Africa to ECREEE National Focal Institutions.

The main objective of the webinar are as follows-;

ECREEE ORGANIZES CLOSING WORKSHOP FOR THE AGOSEREE-AO PROJECT

ECREEE is set to organize the closing workshop for AGoSEREE-AO (Project Improving the Governance of the Renewable Energy Sector and Energy Efficiency in West Africa), on 27 October 2021 in Praia, Cabo Verde.

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between GIZ and ECREEE

ECREEE - Praia, October 21st, 2021, A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and representative of the Program - Policy Dialogue and Knowledge Management on low Emissions Development Strategies (DIAPOL-CE).

Call for Expressions of Interest: Green Banking Training

RENAC ECREEE GIZ Green Banking Capacity Building

The Renewable Energy Academy (RENAC) in collaboration with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) project DIAPOL-CE (commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety),and the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) will be conducting a 12-week online training on Green Banking from 1st December 2021 to March 2022.

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24 CANDIDATES FROM THE REPUBLIC OF BENIN CERTIFIED BY THE ECSES EXAM COMMITTEE

Certified technicians

The ECOWAS Certification of Sustainable Energy Skills ECSES Committee has validated and approved the examination results conducted in Cotonou, Republic of Benin from the 8TH to 10Th of August 2021.  The Scheme is the West Africa’s foremost Regional Certification Body established by ECREEE for all ECOWAS member states with the support of EU, IRENA, GIZ and other partners. The Scheme aims to promote professional competency and quality assurance for the sustainable energy market by certifying sustainable energy professionals in the area of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency. 

HIGH- POWERED ECOWAS PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATION VISIT THE ECOWAS SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE TO CABO VERDE

Samuel Lamptey, ECOWAS Special Representative to Cabo Verde

Praia, September 22nd, 2021 – A high-Powered ECOWAS parliamentary fact-finding mission on the electoral system and state of preparedness for the presidential elections is currently in Cabo Verde. The mission is to gather information about the electoral system of Cabo Verde, as an example of good practices to inspire other countries.

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