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  • WASHINGTON, September 24, 2020—Four billion people around the world still lack access to clean, efficient, convenient, safe, reliable, and affordable cooking energy, a new World Bank report finds. While around 1.25 billion are considered in transition with access to improved cooking services1, the rest still cook with traditional polluting fuels and technologies with severe impacts […]

  • Date and Time: Tuesday, October 6th, 2020 | 16h00 EAT | 15h00 CET | 09h00 EDT Location: Online To join the meeting, please follow this link. (CLOSED). The recording is now available here. Join Power for All and Energypedia in this live webinar discussion with mini-grids developers, gender specialist, and a data expert as they talk about […]

  • Date and Time: Thu, September 24, 2020 | 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CEST Location: Online Event Register: HERE (CLOSED)   Organized by World Bank Group, Clean Cooking Alliance and Loughborough University. About this Event Progress towards ensuring access to modern cooking solutions, a key component to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG 7), has […]

  • Date and Time: Sep 24, 2020  |9 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada) Location: Virtual event Registration: HERE (CLOSED)   What role to women play in the clean energy sector? How can we achieve gender equity in solar energy? Hear from We Care Solar Women Ambassadors and African women working in clean energy as they […]

  •   Access to clean energy and cooking technologies is pivotal for people’s livelihoods and a sustainable, equal and equitable socio-economic development. In this realm, women play a key role in the promotion, deployment and progress of clean energy. However, because of cultural norms, they experience social, political, and economic barriers, further hindering their participation in […]

  •   Date and Time: 24 September 2020 | 14.00 – 15.40 CEST Location: Online To join the meeting, please follow this link (CLOSED) The recording to the webinar can be viewed here. The presentations can be found here.   Energy and gender equality are key drivers for development and economic growth. The economic empowerment of women is […]

  • Date and Time: Tue, September 22, 2020 | 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM CEST Location: Online To join the meeting, please follow this link. Join us on 22 September for a virtual event hosted by the Shine Campaign, where a team of women energy access leaders will officially launch a new COVID-19 Recovery Grant. About […]

  •   The corona-virus crisis is putting a tremendous strain on the global economy and public health systems, as well as on the energy supply and access systems that support them. It highlights and magnifies inequalities and the multiple forms of discrimination that women and girls face, including in the energy sector. The pandemic goes beyond […]

  • Date and Time: Thursday September 10, 2020 | 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM (ICT TIME: GMT+7) Location: Online To join the meeting, please follow this link. (CLOSED) Download here the full report.    The Asia Pacific region still has a long way to go to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Global efforts to reducing […]

  • Date issued: July 29, 2020 Deadline for submission of proposals: August 31, 2020 In partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, IDRC is pleased to launch a call for action research proposals on Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW) – East Africa, with a focus on Ethiopia, Kenya, […]

  •   At the start of the Decade of Action towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and on the occasion of the High Level Political Forum, ENERGIA/Hivos and the Ministry of Kenya, together with key partners, hosted a virtual side event to take stock of the efforts needed to enhance the ambitions in the clean cooking […]