ACCESS is hosting a side event during the seventh session of the Africa Regional forum on sustainable Development. The objective of the event is to promote evidence-based discussion among a range of stakeholders, including government, DFIs, investors, business and civil society representatives, on the future energy finance, policy and technical support needed in the Africa continent to deliver a just energy transition for climate action. The side event brings together various African scholars and development practitioners who will debate key issues surrounding the just energy transition with a view to framing the transition and its effects within context. Please see the poster for details.
Theme of the event: A just energy transition is key to delivering climate action in Africa
Moderated by John Kioli (Chairman – Kenya Climate Change Working Group). Panelists: PROF. YACOB MULUGETTA (Professor of Energy and Development Policy at the University College London & Founding member, African Climate Policy Centre), JOHANNES SCHROETEN (Researcher E3G), DR. YOHANNES HAILU (Economic Affairs Officer and Energy Policy Expert United Nations Economic Commission for Africa), CHIBEZE EZEKIEL (Executive Coordinator Strategic Youth Network for Development (SYND), JACQUELINE KIMEU (Coordinator ACCESS Coalition), THEMBINKOSI DLAMINI (Senior Extractives Lead Oxfam South Africa (OZA)), MAIMUNA KABATESI (Country Engagement Manager, Hivos East Africa).
To join the meeting, follow the link: https://zoom.us/j/99679913527?pwd=M1R4aEtrWHh2bVgxWk54dFk0NmR0QT09