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  • From October 31 till November 2, UNIDO will host the International Vienna Energy and Climate Forum (IVECF) and the Youth Solutions Days. Leaders from all over the world will gather in a solutions platform to accelerate low-emission, climate-resilient development around the world. It highlights the action-oriented steps required to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by […]

  • Side event at the SDG7 Action Forum  Host of the event: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Co‐organizers: Gender and Energy Compact (UNIDO, ENERGIA, GWNET) and SEforALL Date: 18th September 2023 Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 am EST / 17:00 – 18:00 CEST Format: Hybrid event Location: SEforALL Office, 575 Lexington Ave, New York | Room […]

  • For the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) – under the auspices of the ECOSOC – partners of the Gender and Energy Compact organize the side event “Harnessing the power of gender data to transform the clean energy workforce” that will be hosted by the Government of Iceland, supported by the United Nations Industrial […]

  • “Bridging the gender divide is not only a matter of justice for women and girls. It’s a game-changer for humanity. Women’s equality is essentially a question of power. We must urgently transform our male-dominated world and shift the balance of power, to solve the most challenging problems of our age. It means women [to be] […]

  • There is no time to address the crises our planet and our people are facing. Yet, actions to tackle the climate crisis are still not enough. Solutions are inadequate and insufficient to bring about systemic change that can have a positive impact on everyone. The changes we have witnessed do not tell a different story, […]

  • On September 21-23, in Pittsburgh, the U.S. will host the first-ever Global Clean Energy Action Forum, a joint convening of the 13th Clean Energy Ministerial and the 7th Mission Innovation ministerial. Governments, international organizations, the private sector, academia, innovators, civil society, and early career researchers and policymakers will gather in a three-day event that features […]

  • At this year’s High Level Political Forum, ENERGIA, UNIDO and UNDESA co-hosted a side event titled “Interlinkages between SDG5 and SDG7: Closing gender data gaps to inform energy decision making”. This event was particularly timely and relevant considering that during this year’s Forum member states and the international community conducted an in-depth review of four […]

  • ENERGIA, UNDESA and UNIDO are co-organising the side event “Interlinkages between SDG5 and SDG7: Closing gender data gaps to inform energy decision making” on July 11, 2022 at the High Level Political Forum 2022. From 5th-15th July policy makers, NGOs, youth organisations, and other stakeholders will gather in New York for the 2022 High Level […]

  • On 2 and 3 June 2022, a crucial international environmental meeting will be held in Stockholm, Sweden. Anchored in the Decade of Action, under the theme “Stockholm+50: a healthy planet for the prosperity of all – our responsibility, our opportunity,” this high-level meeting will follow months of consultations and discussions with individuals, communities, organizations and […]

  • The energy transition cannot be achieved unless women equally lead, participate in and benefit from sustainable energy. This session will bring together representatives from organizations working to empower women in sustainable energy and women that participated in their programmes. The event will also serve as a call to action to develop gender-transformative initiatives and endorse […]