Whereas it would be hard to dispute that energy interventions impact men and women differently, robust empirical evidence on their differential needs is missing. Likewise, solid evidence that taking a gender-sensitive approach leads to better outcomes is scarce. Those were some of the starting points for organizing one of the side events at the Vienna Energy Forum. ENERGIA, in cooperation with UNIDO, brought together researchers, policy makers and practitioners to… Read more >
The latest edition of the Sustainable Energy for All Newsletter brings a recap of the SEforALL Forum that took place earlier this month and brought together over 1,000 high-level representatives from government, business, civil society and international organizations from 110 countries. Read the full newsletter. ENERGIA’s highlights from the SEforALL Forum are available here.
GenderCC – Women for Climate Justice are seeking a project coordinator for an international project on gender and urban climate policy. The position is based in Berlin, Germany. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and candidates should be able to join the team as soon as possible (May/June 2017). Gender CC is a global network of organisations, experts and activists working for gender equality, women’s rights and climate justice. For… Read more >
The ECOWAS Centre for Regional Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) will commission a feasibility study on business opportunities for women in a changing energy value chain in west Africa (see full project title and reference below). This study will be funded through a Grant from African Development Bank through the NEPAD – Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility Special Fund (NEPAD-IPPF Special Fund). Principal objectives The overall objective of the project is to… Read more >
UN Women, Myanmar, is looking for an International Research Consultant to produce a research report on gender equality and women’s rights perspectives in the development of mini grid rules and regulations, and to design and present the report at a validation workshop. Deadline: 25 April 2017. Read more.