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18 August 2015 to 9 September 2015
in Washington DC (United States)
Organised byWorld Bank

This course is designed to provide learners with an overview of the critical
concepts of climate finance as well as tangible best practices for scaling-up
international climate finance to address mitigation and adaptation activities
in developing countries.

From26 June 2015
in Milan (Italy)
Organised byDG Energy

June 26, Expo Milano
The transformation towards a low-carbon economy will impact every area,
especially the food sector.  On June 26, European Commissioner for Climate
Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete will address the challenge of energy
use in the food system at Universal Exposition in Milan at a unique event
organized by DG ENER entitled Sustainable Solutions for Energy, Climate, and
Food Security [1].


From6 November 2017
in Bonn (Germany)
Organised byTRANSrisk and TERI

TRANSrisk and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) will co-organise the event "Implementing NDCs: Diversity of Actors and Actions".

From20 January 2015
in Zurich (Switzerland)
Organised byGlobal Opportunity Network, the UN Global Compact and Monday Morning Global Institute

There is an opportunity in every risk.

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From16 April 2012


On 16 April, the European Commission and the Danish Presidency of the EU
Council will host the EU Sustainable Energy for All Summit. This event will
bring together high-level representatives from the EU, United Nations,
developing countries, industry and civil society organisations committed to
achieving sustainable energy for all by 2030. This ambitious goal was set up
by a High Level Group led by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, of which
Commissioner Piebalgs is a Member.

The Summit will be opened by European Commission President José Manuel
Barroso, and UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon. Other high profile guests are
expected to include Michelle Bachelet (Executive Director, UN Women), Armando
Guebuza, President of Mozambique, Donald Kaberuka, President of the African
Development Bank Group, Werner Hoyer, President of European Investment Bank
and Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, Director General of United Nations Industrial
Development Organisation. Commissioner Piebalgs will co-chair the event and
give the closing speech together with Christian Friis Bach Danish Minister
for Development Cooperation.

As the largest provider of development assistance in the world, the EU plays
a crucial role in efforts to end energy poverty around the globe. However,
providing universal access to sustainable energy will require the combined
action of a large coalition of actors from the public and private sectors

The conference aims to mobilise the efforts of all concerned in order to
promote growth in developing countries through access to sustainable energy.
It will also put a special focus on gender and access to sustainable energy
for women. This summit will be important; both in preparing for the UN
Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Brazil in June 2012 and in
helping to define the way forward for the EU's contribution to the
Sustainable Energy for All initiative.

*The background:*

Around 1.3 billion people in the world are deprived of access to electricity
and the opportunities it provides for working, learning or operating a

Some 2.7 billion people use wood, coal, charcoal or animal waste to cook
their meals and heat their homes, exposing themselves and their families to
smoke and fumes that damage their health and kill nearly 2 million people
every year.

Without access to energy we cannot achieve the Millennium Development Goals
– nor can we promote economic development. It is this unacceptable
situation which prompted UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to launch his
"Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All)" initiative September 2011.

The EU offers expertise as well as development funding to provide access to
secure, affordable, clean and sustainable energy services. This UN initiative
therefore presents a significant opportunity for the EU and developing
countries to further cooperate with public institutions, businesses, research
institutions and civil society in order to help make sure that energy is
accessible for everyone.


9:30 – 11:00

*Opening Ceremony*

Co-chairs: //Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development and Christian
Friis Bach, Minister for //

 //Development Cooperation, Denmark//
* * Empowering the World: Can Europe Bring an End to Energy Poverty in our

//José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission//
* Keynote speech: /Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General/
* Address by a President of a Partner Country
* Address by /Jean Ping, Chairperson of the African Union Commission/
* Address by /Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank/
11:00 – 11:30 *Panel 1 – Catalysing Growth and Empowering Change*


//Kandeh K. Yumkella Chair of UN-Energy and Director-General of the United
Nations Industrial ////Development Organisation//
11:30 – 13:30 

* //Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for Development//
* //Dr Joe Oteng-Adjei, Minister of Energy, Ghana//
* //Gilbert Mbesherubusa, Vice President for Infrastructure, The African
Development Bank Group//
* //Rachel Kyte, Vice President for Sustainable Development, The World
Bank Group//
* //Fulvio Conti, President of Eurelectric, Chief Executive Officer and
General Manager of ENEL//
**Ministerial Roundtable**

Development ministers of the EU and ministers from partner countries
are invited to participate in an interactive exchange of ideas
initiated and moderated by Mr Kandeh K. Yumkella.

13:30 – 15:00 Lunch

15:00 – 17:30

*Panel 2 – Gender Equality and Access to Modern Energy*

Chair: //Christian Friis Bach, Minister for Development Cooperation,

* 15:00 – 15:20

*Keynote Speech – Gender Equality and Access to Modern Energy *

//Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of the United Nations Entity
for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women//
* 15:20 – 16:10

*A Gender and Rights-based Approach to Energy Access and
Governance*// //
//Moderator: Julia Marton-Lefévre, Director-General of the
International Union for Conservation of Nature//

//////Christian Friis Bach, Danish Minister for Development

* //Kandeh K. Yumkella, Chair of UN-Energy, and Director-General of
the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation//
* //Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, State Minister, Ministry of Women
and Children Affairs, Bangladesh//
* //Rachel Kyte, Vice President for Sustainable Development, The World
Bank Group (tbc)//
* Discussion and conclusion

16:10 – 16:30 Coffee Break

16:30 – 17:20

*Barriers and Opportunities to the Realization of Women’s
Access to Energy*

//Winnie Byanyima, Director of the Gender Team, United Nations
Development Programme//
* //Betty Maina, Executive Director of the Kenya Association of
* //Julia Marton-Lefévre, Director-General of the International
Union for Conservation of Nature//
Discussion and conclusion

17:20 – 17:30

*Recommendations for the Rio Summit and the Way Forward*
*  //Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of the United
Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of
17:30 – 18:00

*Closing Ceremony*
*  /Andris Piebalgs, EU Commissioner for
Development///Christian Friis Bach, Minister for
Development and Cooperation, Denmark//  

28 November 2011 to 30 November 2011

CSP Today Sevilla is the premier international Concentrated Solar Thermal
Power meeting place and in its 5th edition it will give you the ultimate CSP
learning & industry networking experience. With over 700 top attendees, this
is by far the biggest, best, and most influential CSP industry event.
At CSP TODAY SEVILLA 2011, you will find the answers to your most pressing
CSP challenges and gain invaluable knowledge including:

* GET COMPETITIVE, TODAY:  Learn from industry successes and failures to
boost your performance, compete successfully with PV and build a
sustainable GW business in a post-incentives market
* DELVE INTO NEW MARKETS: From India to South Africa and beyond, get an
invaluable guide to the CSP hotspots around the globe to seize the
opportunities for maximum success in emerging markets
* SLASH YOUR COSTS, LIFT YOUR ROI: Get the very latest in state of the art
technology, engineering and innovation to guarantee an optimised project
from day one
* TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOUR USP: Get up to speed on game-changing applications
and dispatchablity solutions and capitalize on these innovative options
for your business
* GET FINANCED IN A POST-FIT ERA: Where, how, who and when – hear the full
story behind investor buy-in and draw in new cash streams
* EUROTRICITY: Tap into the single European Energy Market and exploit the
opportunity to export clean power from North Africa [1]


1 December 2011 to 2 December 2011

Now in its 4th blockbuster year, the Thin Film Solar Summit USA is the
industry’s leading meeting place to provide you with the ultimate knowledge
and networking platform.  This year, the event focuses on two overarching
themes – cost reduction and new opportunities.  In the first half of the
agenda, experts will explain how thin film companies can make dramatic
reductions to their costs, from module design and technology to manufacturing
and installation.  In part two, international leaders will show you the
hottest new markets, innovations and applications for thin film – and how
to exploit them.

Seize new opportunities and slash your costs to fast-track your future to
thin film success

* *The thin film global forum *- Take the industry by storm with a
comprehensive guide to the hottest markets that are bursting with promise
* *New applications, new possibilities* - Exploit the applications perfect
for thin film, with a close look at rooftop, utility scale and BIPV
* *Cost reduction masterclasses* - Get ahead of the curve in making drastic
thin film cost reductions – from technology to execution
* *Financial focus* - Learn priceless techniques to accrue track record,
build your roadmap and get bankable today
* *Carving the niche *- Drive home the advantages thin film has over its
rivals and make the breakthrough in efficiency gains and manufacturing

For more information, please visit: [1]

*Or contact:*

Matt Carr

Events Director [2]


20 June 2017 to 22 June 2017
in Brussels (Belgium)
Organised byEuropean Commission

The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) Policy Conference is the most important European conference dedicated to sustainable energy policy issues.

5 June 2012 to 6 June 2012


As the industry matures and plants come into operation, CSP must become
competitive without relying on government support. In 2012, the name of the
game is to reduce costs and increase efficiency to the maximum.

*The CSP Optimisation Summit *will delve deep into those critical
improvements with utmost impact in optimising a CSP project or operating
plant. Since the path to optimisation is paved by crucial developments in
various fields, this event focuses on beating those technical challenges
faced by developers, engineers, operators and project & technology managers.

This technical summit will unite 150+ experts to share experiences,
innovations and lessons learned (and mistakes!) on how to optimise a CSP
plant, reduce costs, increase efficiencies and make CSP power feasible, right

Built on the unprecedented success of our CSP Today global event series, a
rapidly growing database of international subscribers and the urgent need to
optimise CSP’performance, this summit is much anticipated and scheduled in
the major player’s calendars as a technical must attend event in 2012.