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Side Event: “High-level dialogue on Oceans and Small Island States”

Programme includes: High-level dialogue: Heads of of delegations of Member states
Guest speaker: Dr. Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer and Explorer, Mission Blue, Silvia Earle Alliance
Special presentation by: Mr. Douglas Frantz, Deputy Secretary-General, OECD on support for SIDS to develop their economies through the implementation SDG 14 Mr. Nishan Degnarain, Chair, Global Agenda Council on Oceans, World Economic Forum on the “Tuna Tracibility Decleration” Mr. Mr Jonathan Taylor, Vice-President for Climate, European

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Monte Trigo, 5 years on the Route of the Sun

Dear Readers,

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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Mahama Kappiah Awarded African Energy Leader of the Year

Johannesburg, South Africa – March 28, 2017: ECREEE once again etches its name as the leading regional sustainable energy promotion agency in Sub Saharan Africa as Mr. Mahama Kappiah, the Executive Director of the ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), receives the African Energy Leader of the year award at the 10th Annual Africa Energy Awards.

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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…

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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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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.”