Virtual parliamentary roundtable on large-scale renewable energy

The roundtables held on 14 and 28 July were co-organised by the Climate Parliament and the Energy and Economic Growth (EEG) research programme, with support from FCDO, and co-sponsored by the Pan-African Parliament. Ms Swetha Bhagwat from the Florence School of Regulation, Ms Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director of UNEP and Assistant Secretary-General of the UN and Mr Michael Taylor from IRENA discussed pathways to achieve cheap large-scale renewable energy with parliamentarians from Bangladesh, the Gambia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Mr Ephraim Mwepya Shitima, Environment Management Officer from the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resou

Nigeria virtual parliamentary roundtable

On 26th August, the Climate Parliament and UNIDO co-organised a national virtual parliamentary roundtable with parliamentarians from Nigeria. This roundtable was supported by the European Commission's Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) and co-sponsored by the Pan-African Parliament. It was an opportunity to discuss with parliamentarians which measures could be implemented in Nigeria that would help reduce the carbon footprint. Nicholas Dunlop, Secretary-General of the Climate Parliament, presented a series of action ideas that parliamentarians from Nigeria could carry out to advance the renewable energy revolution at the scale and speed needed to

Table ronde parlementaire virtuelle sur l'électrification rurale et les tarifs des mini-réseaux

La table ronde du 29 Juillet a été soutenue par la Direction Générale de la coopération internationale et du développement (DG DEVCO) de la Commission européenne et l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour le développement industriel (ONUDI). Ce fut l’occasion pour les parlementaires du réseau du Parlement du Climat de discuter de l'électrification rurale et des tarifs des mini-réseaux avec Mme Irene Calvé Saborit, directrice du développement commercial et co-fondatrice de Sunkofa Energy et les parlementaires du Bénin, du Burkina Faso, de la Côte d’Ivoire, du Djibouti, de la Guinée, du Niger, de la République Démocratique du Congo et du Sénégal. Pour inciter les investissements privés dans les

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