Regional Workshop: ECOWAS RE & EE National Action Plans and SE4ALL Action Agendas - March 24 - 25, 2015 - Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire

(ECREEE secretariat 06 March 2015 - Closed Event) - The  ECOWAS  Centre  for  Renewable  Energy and  Energy  Efficiency  (ECREEE)  and  its  partners are  jointly organizing a working meeting on the development of the ECOWAS Renewable Energy & Energy Efficient National Action Plans and SE4ALL Action Agendas will take place from the 24 – 25 March, 2015 in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire.

ECREEE’s global campaign on Youth Empowerment in Energy receives patronage from the First Lady of Cabo Verde

The First Lady of Cabo, Her Excellency Mrs Ligia Lubrino Fonseca, on Friday, 13 February 2015, accepted to be the patroness of the global campaign on Youth Empowerment in Energy. This was during a meeting held at the Presidential Palace with ECREEE's staff: Ms. Monica Maduekwe, Ms. Vera Monteiro and Ms. Salett Nogueira.

ECREEE/AFDB/NREL ORGANIZES KICK-OFF MEETING TO LAUNCH THE PROJECT FOR THE FIRST EVER GENDER AND ENERGY POLICY IN HISTORY

Praia, Cabo Verde (10 February 2015) - An inception workshop to launch the project on developing the ‘ECOWAS Policy for Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access’ has been scheduled for 24 February 2015, in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

WORKING VISIT TO ECREEE - ECOWAS COMMISSIONERS OF GENDER & HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS AND INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Two Commissioners from the ECOWAS Commission paid a working visit to the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) on February 3, 2015 with the purpose to familiarize themselves with the projects and activities of this laudable ECOWAS agency mandated to promote market penetration of renewable energy and energy efficiency in the sub-region.

Women’s economic empowerment projects receive financial boost

Two projects in the ECOWAS region have been awarded with €20,000 each. These are the “Promotion of Anomena improved LPG stoves as a clean energy initiative for cooking”, by Anomena Ventures in Ghana, and the “Economic Empowerment of Bargny business women”, by Action Solidaire international in Senegal.