Throughout this year ALER will invite those responsible for the case studies of successful mini-grids operating in Portuguese-speaking countries to present their projects, which will be later compiled in the Portuguese version of the Mini-Grid Policy Toolkit (MGPT).
“Sustainable energy for the implementation of the SDGs and the Paris Agreement”
Mark your calendars and join us at Vienna Energy Forum 2017 in Vienna, Austria on 9 – 12 May 2017, to engage in a dynamic and critical debate that will shape the future energy landscape.
His Excellency Mr. Enele Sosene Sopoaga, OBE, Prime Minister and Minister for Public Utilities of Tuvalu, and President of the second SIDS DOCK Assembly, to address the Third Pacific Regional Ministerial Meeting For Energy And Transport.
It’s about SURVIVAL. “SIDS need a threshold of less than 1.5 To Stay Alive! Members of SIDS DOCK are likely to be the largest economic losers with large displaced populations if average global temperatures go beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius, corresponding to 350 ppm, which is considered the threshold for the continued survival of ecosystems essential to livelihoods in Small Island Developing States and low-lying coastal States.”
What will be the sources of financial resources for investing in Sustainable Energy Projects and the role of SIDS DOCK?
New Principal of the University of the West Indies Open Campus, Dr Luz Longsworth says lack of access to higher education is not only stymieing creativity and innovation, but is halting progress of brilliant entrepreneurs.
Quoting Chancellor at the University of the West Indies, Sir George Alleyne, during her induction ceremony in Belize, Dr Longsworth said there can be no economic growth without concomitant social growth.read more
Opportunity for talented and diverse young people to contribute and grow their skills as they launch a career in international development.
The 2017 application process is opened until April 21st, 2017.
The World Bank Group Analyst Program is a new and unique opportunity for exceptionally talented young people with a passion for international development to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems.read more
he Secretariat of the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre presents its compliments to the States Parties and Signatory States of the SIDS DOCK, and in its capacity as Interim Secretariat of the SIDS DOCK, has the honour to announce, pursuant to the Decision of the second session of the SIDS DOCK Assembly contained in document number A/2/DC/3/Rev.1, the post of Secretary-General for the SIDS DOCK.read more
The Monetary Council has appointed Mr Timothy Antoine as Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). Mr. Antoine, a Grenadian national, succeeds Sir K Dwight Venner who retired on 30 November, 2015.read more
What is SIDS Dock?
“It is an initiative among member countries of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) to provide the Small Island Developing States (SIDS) with a collective institutional mechanism to assist them transform their national energy sectors into a catalyst for sustainable economic development and help generate financial resources to address adaptation to climate change.”