Apr
22
Date:  Monday, April 22, 2013 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: The Westin New York Grand Central
Category: 

High Level event on Sustainable Energy for All

Norway is co-hosting this event with Pakistan and Denmark, the other co-Chairs of the Group of Friends on Sustainable Energy for All.

Program for the event

3.00-3.45: Update on the SE4ALL initiative

Remarks by:

UN Secretary-General H.E. Ban Ki-Moon (in his capacity as co-chair of the Advisory Board)

H.E. Christian Friis Bach, Minister for Development Cooperation, Denmark

H.E. Elizabeth Dipuo Peters, Minister for Energy, Republic of South Africa

Mr. Mustapha Bakkoury, CEO, Moroccan Solar Power Agency

Dr. Kandeh Yumkella, UNSG Special Representative and Chief Executive of SE4ALL

Questions and comments from the floor.

The session will be chaired by the Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN

 

3.45-5.00: Panel discussions and presentation of actions under the SE4ALL Initiative

Short presentations by:

Ms. Fiza Farhan, CEO, Buksh Foundation

Mr. Adnan Amin, Director-General, IRENA

Mr. Kristian Bye, CEO, BR!GHT products

Mr. Roger Ford, Accenture Development Partnerships, Energy Access for Development Initiative

Dr. Pepukaye Bardouille, IFC, World Bank Group

Questions and comments from the floor.

The session will be chaired by Professor William Moomaw

 

5.00-5.30: Closing

Wrap up and reflections on the broader energy agenda – energy in the post-2015 development framework.

The session will be chaired by the Permanent Representative of Norway to the UN

 


Address

212 East 42nd Street
Grand Central Ballroom, 3rd floor
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