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  • This blog has been developed by ENERGIA, UNIDO and GWNET and is also posted on the Gender and Energy Compact website.    The Gender and Energy Compact strives to catalyze action towards gender equality and women’s empowerment. In doing so, the signatories and supporters want to accelerate a just, inclusive and sustainable energy transition. This […]

  • On 24 May, the Climate Parliament hosted a virtual parliamentary roundtable on gender and energy access. This session featured two world-leading experts in this field, Magi Matinga, Technical Advisor at ENERGIA, an international network of organisations focused on promoting equal access to energy services for women and men as an essential right to development, and […]

  • ENERGIA is pleased to announce that it has joined the European Commission’s Equality Platform for the Energy Sector as a Signatory. The Platform aims at strengthening the commitment to equality in the energy sector, notably by creating workplaces that are more diverse and inclusive. It functions as a forum to discuss equality related issues and […]

  • Over the past 25 years, ENERGIA has been calling for a gender-equal energy sector. These experiences have now been compiled in a virtual overview. This overview retraces key strategies, achievements and resources that allowed the Network to be a critical player in the advocacy efforts towards the achievement of a just and universal energy access. […]

  • Region: Worldwide Office: Hivos Hub Global Office, The Hague (or remote from any other place in the world) Application deadline: January 15, 2022 We are currently seeking to appoint highly motivated individuals enrolled in a master’s, postmasters, or doctorate program with experience working on energy and/or economic issues. Are you interested in social development, equity […]

  • This interview was originally published on the Heinrich Böll Foundation website. Authored by by Daniel Abunales and Lea Goelnitz    Why is it important to integrate gender equality in the energy transition debate? Silvia Sartori: Women and men have different energy needs and use energy differently. Globally, women have less access to and control over […]

  • To bridge the gender gaps throughout the energy supply chain and in decision-making groups, ENERGIA, EnDev, Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS), Hivos and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), launched the Gender and Energy Innovation Facility in July 2020. The facility aims at developing, testing and evaluating innovative approaches to address the persistent gender […]

  • To bridge the gender gaps throughout the energy supply chain and in decision-making groups, ENERGIA, EnDev, Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS), Hivos and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), launched the Gender and Energy Innovation Facility in July 2020. The facility aims at developing, testing and evaluating innovative approaches to address the persistent gender […]

  • To bridge the gender gaps throughout the energy supply chain and in decision-making groups, ENERGIA, EnDev, Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS), Hivos and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), launched the Gender and Energy Innovation Facility in July 2020. The facility aims at developing, testing and evaluating innovative approaches to address the persistent gender […]

  • A partnership among various donors supports eleven organizations in Kenya, Tanzania and Nepal to pilot their innovative idea. These pilots will all address persistent gender challenges in energy access, use, provision and transition. Worldwide, 760 million people still lack access to electricity. Another 2.6 billion (ESMAP, Tracking SDG 7. The energy progress report 2021) still […]

  • In the framework of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA), and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) co-hosted an event at the UNFCCC SDG7 Pavilion to catalyze action towards gender equality and women’s empowerment. Moderated by […]

  • Delivered by leading advisory firms, the new service will help to bridge the access-to-finance gap for local, earlier stage companies in sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific. On the COP26 Energy Day, the European programme GET.invest – supported by the European Union, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, and Austria – is officially launching the pilot […]