Transforming the cooking energy sector towards modern and climate-smart energy services

15 November, 2016
Marrakech, Morocco

Transforming the cooking energy sector towards modern and climate-smart energy services

11.00-12.30, Tuesday, November 15
Green Zone, no. 308, GIZ Stand

The objective of the event is to demonstrate the role of cooking energy in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to global warming. Jointly we want to explore ways and innovative instruments on how to transform the cooking energy sector in developing countries towards climate-friendly, clean and sustainable energy services.

Panelists

  • Mr. Hans Olav Ibrekk, Policy Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway (Chair)
  • Prof. Ambuj Sagar, Professor of Policy Studies at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and Co-Author of the 5th IPCC report
  • Ms Sarah Leugers, Director of Marketing and Communications, Gold Standard Foundation
  • Ms Wanjira Mathai, Director, Partnerships for Women’s Entrepreneurship in Renewables (wPOWER), Wangari Maathai Institute
  • Mr Frank Fass-Metz, Deputy Director general BMZ, German Board member of the GCF
  • Mr Venkat Putti, Program Manager Climate Finance, World Bank Group

Proposed agenda

  • 11:00: Introduction by Chair (Introduction to the event and of the panellists)
  • 11:10: Short input statements by all panellists (2-3 minutes each)
  • 11:30: Round of discussion by the panellists discussing the input statements
  • 11:50: Round of Q&A interacting with the audience
  • 12:05: Concluding remarks by panellists (1-2 minutes)
  • 12:20: Closing and final statement by chair
  • 12:30: Informal gathering for networking with snacks and coffee
     

Event contact

Sandra Cavalieri,
Urban Health Initiative Coordinator
Sandra.Cavalieri [at] un.org
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