HIGH LEVEL UN DELEGATION PAYS A VISIT TO ECREEE

From L - R: H.E. Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for West Africa, H.E. Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for SE4ALL, Mr. Mahama Kappiah, Executive Director of ECREEE and Mr. Remi Nono Womdim FAO Representative in Cabo Verde

Praia, June 25th, 2015 – Two Special Representatives of the United Nations Secretary-General visited the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) as part of trip to showcase Cabo Verde as a role model for sustainable energy in the ECOWAS region.

The high level delegation was composed of Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for SE4ALL and the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for West Africa, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas.

AFRICAN YOUTH CONFERENCE ON ENERGY & CLIMATE CHANGE

You are encouraged to participate in this year’s African Youth Conference on Energy and Climate Change. The Conference brings together African youth to share, discuss and exchange experiences to create sustainable solutions on issues related to Energy and Climate Change. To be part of this conference and an agent for achieving Sustainable Development Goals, click here to apply.

The deadline is on June 30th.

Validation Workshop of Diagnostic Study on Clean Cooking Energy Value Chain

Group picture of participants at the Validation Workshop - (ECREEE/WACCA)

June 9, 2015 – The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) in collaboration with the Directorate-General for Energy of Cabo Verde (DGE) and the Group for the Environment, Renewable Energy and Solidarity (GERES), organized a Validation Workshop on Diagnostic Study of Clean Cooking Energy Value Chain.

Member States Endorse the ECOWAS Policy for Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access

Countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), represented by the Ministries of Energy, have validated the regional Policy to mainstream gender in all energy programmes, projects and initiatives implemented in the Member States, including large scale energy infrastructure projects and investments.

This took place during the 2 –day regional gender and energy workshop organized by the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and the ECOWAS Department of Social Affairs and Gender, from 4 to 5 June 2015, in Dakar, Senegal.

Request for Expressions of Interest - Green Energy Mini-Grid Country Support packages

SE4ALL Focal Points

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is pleased to present you a new programme to support the implementation of the SE4ALL initiative at the country level, dedicated exclusively to improving the enabling environment for Green Mini Grids (GMGs), which are increasingly recognized as an essential part of a comprehensive strategy to achieve universal energy access in Africa.