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Sustainable Energy Policy & Practice

First Sustainable Energy for All Forum

4-6 June 2014 | UN Headquarters, New York, United States of America

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Highlights for Thursday, 5 June 2014
The second day of the SE4ALL Forum convened on Thursday, 5 June 2014 at UN Headquarters in New York. The United Nations launched the UN Decade of Sustainable Energy for All 2014-2024, and announced the dedication of the first two years of the Decade to the "Energy-Women-Children-Health" nexus. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) also launched REmap 2030, a renewable energy road map to double the share of renewable energy in the world's energy mix between 2010 and 2030. Panels and presentations addressed:

*Ten years to transform the world's energy: UN Decade of Sustainable Energy for All 2014-2024
*Third Meeting of the Sustainable Energy for All Advisory Board
*Catalyzing Large Scale Financing and Investment for Sustainable Energy for All
*The Energy Linkages
*The Human Face of Sustainable Energy for All: Energy, Women, Children and Youth
*Doubling the Share of Renewables in the Global Energy Mix
*Ensuring Universal Access to Modern Energy Services
*Doubling the Global Rate of Improvement in Energy Efficiency
*Catalyzing Bottom-up Financing and Investment for Sustainable Energy for All
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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Panel (L-R): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; Kandeh Yumkella, SE4ALL, Chad Holliday, Bank of America and SE4ALL
John Ashe, President of the UN General Assembly
Kandeh Yumkella, SE4ALL
Andris Piebalgs, European Union
 
Lakshimi Puri, UN Women
Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, President of Iceland
Panel (L-R): Purna Saggurti, Bank of America; Luciano Coutinho, Brazilian Development Bank; and Suma Chakrabarti, European Bank
for Reconstruction and Development
Chad Holliday, Bank of America and SE4ALL
Helen Clark, UNDP
Maria Neira, WHO
Naoko Ishii, Global Environment Facility
Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA
Mark Lyall Grant, UK
Robert Orr, UN Assistant Secretary-General
Marie-José Nadeau, World Energy Council
Rachel Kyte, World Bank
Abyd Karmali, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Tsering Choden and Tashi Palden, Manhattan Comprehensive Night and Day High School, introduced the Green Track Programme, where
they build solar panels and a solar lamp, and which was a finalist for the Zayed Future Energy Prize.
Ceri Powell, Royal Dutch Shell
Monty Jones, Sierra Leone
Adnan Amin, IRENA  
Philippe Joubert, Global Electricity Initiative
Panel (L-R): Shamus-ur-Rehman Toor; Islamic Development Bank; Philippe Joubert, Global Electricity Initiative; Brian Dames, Eskom; Ceri
Powell
, Royal Dutch Shell; Elizabeth Thompson, SE4ALL; Abyd Karmali, Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Janvier Litse, NEPAD and AfDB;
Silas Lwakabamba, Rwanda; and Klaus Rudischhauser, EuropeAid
Sam G. Russ, Liberia
Edmond Alphandéry, Centre for European Policy Studies

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