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.
Date: 27 April 2017 from 10:00 am EST / 4:00 pm CEST GECCO Energy Webinar Series: Innovative Finance: Unlocking Women’s Entrepreneurship and Energy Access Women face different—and sometimes greater—challenges than their male counterparts in entrepreneurship and asset acquisition. At times, social and cultural barriers may impede women from becoming landowners or from other assets, which hinders opportunities to access and secure finance. In addition, women may sometimes feel intimidated in requesting loans… Read more >
In early April, ENERGIA joined over 1,000 other leaders in government, business and civil society who gathered at the Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Forum in New York City to push for greater urgency and action in achieving universal access to clean, affordable energy. Sustainable Development Goals This year’s forum, occurring 18 months after the adoption of the SDGs, served a critical purpose in gauging progress on SDG 7 –… Read more >
During a strategic meeting held at the fringes of the third Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Forum, taking place in New York from 3-5 April, high-level representatives from governments, private sector companies and civil society called for intensified partnerships between sectors in order to accelerate progress towards decentralized renewable energy access – specifically for low income households in rural areas. The strategic meeting was co-convened by the Dutch, Kenyan and Nepalese government,… Read more >
Date: 3 April 2017
Location: Duggal Greenhouse, Building 268, 26 Navy Street Brooklyn, New York
Wednesday April 5 16:45 – 17:45 ENERGIA Partner Working Session “Leveraging efforts for scaling energy access though women centric business models” Over the last few years, a number innovative business models around women’s energy entrepreneurship have gained traction. Private companies, social enterprises, NGOs and large conglomerates are finding it profitable to engage women (and their networks) as part of the workforce in promotion, sale, servicing, and financing of modern lighting… Read more >