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  • “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 […]

  • The seventh annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum) will be held from 5 to 6 May 2022. It will be organized by the UN interagency  task team on STI for the SDGs (IATT), convened by UN-DESA and UNCTAD, and the 10-Member Group of high-level representatives appointed by the Secretary General. As in previous […]

  • The Energy Compact Action Network, a new multi-stakeholder mechanism supported by UN-Energy, will bring together governments, businesses and other civil society partners who have committed to Energy Compacts, in order to direct investment, know-how and resources to help achieve the commitments made. The launch event will feature several new or expanded coalitions that will tackle […]

  • NEW YORK, 18 March, 2022 – In the framework of the sixty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), together with UN Women, Finland, ENERGIA International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), co-hosted a side event entitled “The Gender and Energy Compact: […]