Sustainable Energy for All Status Report: Tracking Progress in Asia and the Pacific

This report reviews the early work of the AP-SE4All, and the conditions of the developing Asia and Pacific countries it is working with. It charts preliminary progress, and assesses the policy environment which the work to achieve the SE4All targets will operate within. Uniquely, this report highlights the nexus of issues involving women, children, and their shared health, which can be measured to gauge household living conditions, and showcases the often overlooked, but highly effective role women have in making participatory decisions about energy, and acting as change agents. Overall, this report relates vi Foreword the specific qualities, challenges and opportunities in Asia and the Pacific to the global, or overall, situation which was analyzed in SE4All’s guiding “Global Tracking Framework” document, and puts into context how meeting the 2030 objectives in Asia will greatly contribute to meeting them worldwide