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  • Lisbon, Portugal – A new study released today at the Sustainable Energy for All Forum examines the implications of global trends for energy access, gender equality, and social inclusion. The report, “Levers of Change: How Global Trends Impact Gender Equality and Social Inclusion in Access to Sustainable Energy,” looks at key emerging issues – such […]

  • Report launch Levers of Change: How Global Trends Impact Gender Equality and Social Inclusion in Access to Sustainable Energy The report looks at key emerging issues, such as proliferating use of mobile money financing and declining decentralized renewable energy technology costs- and the extent to which women are able to leverage these trends so that they can gain access to electricity, clean cooking and other sustainable energy solutions. Find out more.

  • Vienna, Austria: Sustainable Energy for All and ENERGIA have come together to launch an interactive website that maps the global landscape of diverse stakeholders working on gender and energy in all corners of the world. The new Faces of Energy website, a project of the People-Centered Accelerator, provides a unique window to governments, businesses, nonprofit  organisations, investors, donors and […]

  • The 2017 edition of the Poor People’s Energy Outlook (PPEO) considers how to best finance national integrated energy access plans for Bangladesh, Kenya and Togo based on the PPEO 2016 analysis. The report looks at the mix of technologies and funding required to achieve national and global energy access goals; and the roles of civil society […]

  • At the 72nd UN General Assembly, Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and partners launched new research that, for the first time, tracks and analyzes finance flows for electricity and clean cooking access in 20 countries across Africa and Asia with significant access gaps. The new Energizing Finance report series reveals that current flow of finance for energy access […]

  • This assessment has been conducted to identify and understand the degree to which gender considerations have been addressed in energy policies, plans and strategies worldwide. Findings offer insights into the ways in which governments are recognizing gender considerations in the context of their energy policymaking and planning and trends with respect to key cross-cutting gender […]

  •   Gold Standard has developed Gender Equality Guidelines and Requirements for use with Gold Standard for the Global Goals and announces a public consultation>> for these Gender Equality Guidelines and Requirements and invite you to provide your feedback for two key elements: Gender Sensitive Requirements (Steps 1-3 of the Guidelines & Requirements) – These represent the addition of latest best practice to Gold Standard’s […]

  • Stockholm, 29 Aug 2017 – The Green Climate Fund is helping to level the playing field of climate action with the launch today of its first gender guide to climate finance. GCF Executive Director Howard Bamsey and Swedish Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate Isabella Lövin (who is also the country’s Deputy Prime Minister) unveiled the gender manual during World Water […]

  • Energy Sector Management Assistance Program has developed a self-paced e-learning course on gender and energy equality. The course is meant for social development and energy specialists, policy makers, practitioners, and members of civil society interested in learning about the linkages between gender equality and energy using recent research, data and country level experiences. Course topics, materials […]

  • Oxfam has published a paper titled “Energy and Women and Girls: Analyzing the needs, uses, and impacts of energy on women and girls in the developing world”. The paper tests the assumption that, because of the burdens of energy poverty, energy access itself automatically benefits women and girls. Through an analysis of the existing literature the […]

  • To understand the extent to which gender is being mainstreamed in Sustainable Energy for All related activities, the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Global Gender Office conducted an assessment of 61 SEforALL country action plan documents, from 52 countries. The report is available on this website.

  • Powering Agriculture – An Energy Grand Challenge for Development (PAEGC) has released its Gender Integration Summary Report 2016 as well as six topical guides focused on integrating gender into the development and deployment of clean energy solutions for the agricultural sector. They cover the following topics: deployment of clean energy solutions; product development; financial products; marketing; […]