Monte Trigo, 5 years on the Route of the Sun

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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).

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Vienna Energy Forum 2017

“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.

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Third Pacific Regional Ministerial Meeting For Energy And Transport

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.

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Join the SIDS DOCK Island Women Open Network

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.”

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Financial Resources for Investing in Sustainable Energy Projects

What will be the sources of financial resources for investing in Sustainable Energy Projects and the role of SIDS DOCK?

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Latest News


Lack Of Access To Higher Education Stymieing Creativity

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.

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World Bank Group Analyst Program

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.

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ANNOUNCING THE POST OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE SIDS DOCK

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.

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CCREEE Call for Applications, Deadline: 03 October 2016

CCREEE Administrative and Finance Officer Vacancy Announcement for the post of a CCREEE Administration and Finance Officer, deadline 03 October 2016: Under the supervision of the CCREEE Interim Director (ID) and in close coordination with the UNIDO Project Manager (UNIDO-PM), the AFC establishes and manages the administrative and financial proceedings of the CCREEE Secretariat. The AFC supervises the Senior Administrative Secretary and other support staff. Download Terms of Reference CCREEE Senior Administrative Secretary Vacancy Announcement for the post of a CCREEE Senior Administrative Secretary, deadline 03 October 2016: Under supervision of the Interim Director (ID) and the Administrative and Finance Consultant (AFC), the Senior Administrative Secretary (SAS) is responsible for establishing the administration and secretarial procedures and performs a variety of complex secretarial/clerical and administrative tasks of a confidential nature. Download Terms of Reference   APPLICATIONS: Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit applications through the CCREEE Job Portal at latest by 17 February 2016. Applications shall comprise the following documents in English: CV (incl. detailed description of qualifications and work experience) Motivation letter (max. one page) Scanned copy of passport Scanned copies of educational certificates Further information on the CCREEE is available at: www.ccreee.org. Written requests for clarification can be directed to:... read more

Timothy Antoine Appointed as ECCB Governor

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.

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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.”