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  • By Tjarda Muller, ENERGIA From September 4 to 6, Kenya hosted the first Africa Climate Summit ever. For three days, Heads of States from across Africa convened to address the ever-worsening effects of climate change and the energy crisis that put the lives of millions of people in harm’s way.  Worldwide, 733 million people still […]

  • Hilaria Paschal’s home in Madukani, Tanzania along the edge of Tarangire National Park, is a flurry of activity. On a hot Thursday afternoon, a village meeting wraps up nearby, and then a spontaneous performance including drums and dancing springs up in front of Hilaria’s home. Behind them, a group of basket weavers works patiently on […]

  • As a part of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) 2023, the Government of Iceland, the Gender and Energy Compact – led by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) – and Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), co-hosted a side event entitled “Harnessing gender data […]

  • By Jillene Connors Belopolsky, CCA’s Chief of Staff and External Affairs, and Sheila Oparaocha, Director of the ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy. This week, thousands of decision-makers, women’s rights organizations, and movements are gathering in Kigali, Rwanda for Women Deliver 2023, the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, […]

  • On 12 July 2023, SDG 7 underwent its second review, building upon its initial assessment in 2018. The official session, held under the theme “Accelerating the recovery from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at all levels,” placed a strong emphasis on effective and inclusive recovery […]

  • For the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) – under the auspices of the ECOSOC – partners of the Gender and Energy Compact organize the side event “Harnessing the power of gender data to transform the clean energy workforce” that will be hosted by the Government of Iceland, supported by the United Nations Industrial […]

  • By Tjarda Muller, ENERGIA While progress is being made, globally 733 million people still lack access to electricity and 2.4 billion people do not have access to clean cooking technology and fuels. These numbers show a considerable gap that has to be filled in the seven years left until 2030. The gender gap within this […]

  • Global energy access gap persists: 675 million people without electricity, 2.3 billion people reliant on harmful cooking fuels WASHINGTON, June 6, 2023— A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the World Bank, and the World Health Organization (WHO), released today, finds […]

  • NEW YORK, 23 March, 2023 – In the framework of the sixty-seventh session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together with ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), and Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), co-hosted a […]

  • Guided by the principles of just transitions and energy justice, this working paper by the Gender Expert Group of the Green Growth Knowledge Partnership (GGKP) is an analysis of existing knowledge and strategies – research, policies, procedures and programmes aiming to ensure that no one is left behind during the energy transition. It examines challenges […]