ECOWAS VICE-PRESIDENTIAL DELEGATION TO CABO VERDE PAYS A VISIT TO ECREEE

From L- R:  Mrs Khadi Ramatu Saccoh, Commissioner for Administration and Finance; Dr. Toga Gayewea McIntosh, Vice President and chair of the committee of the ECOWAS Commission;  Mr.  Hamid Ahmed, ECOWAS Commissioner for Trade, Industry, Customs and Free Movement, Dr. Muhammad Sani Bello ECOWAS Financial Controller.

Praia - June 24, 2015 – A high ranking ECOWAS delegation recently paid a working visit to the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Praia Cabo Verde. The five man technical delegation was led by the Vice President and chair of the committee of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr. Toga Gayewea McIntosh. Other members of delegation were  Khadi Ramatu Saccoh, Commissioner for Administration and Finance; Hamid Ahmed, ECOWAS Commissioner for Trade, Industry, Customs and Free Movement, Dr.

ECREEE joins the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) to promote Low Carbon Technologies in the ECOWAS region

Group picture of participants

As part of its efforts to advance Low Carbon Development in the ECOWAS region and contribute to the sustainable economic, social and environmental development of West Africa, ECREEE has joined the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN).

The CTCN is the operational arm of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)’s Technology Mechanism and was established under the COP 16 to facilitate the transfer of technologies through three core services:

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.

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.