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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 Wednesday, 4 June 2014
The first Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) Forum opened on Wednesday morning, 4 June 2014. Following a brief opening plenary, the more than 700 participants attended 46 panel discussions with over 200 speakers throughout the day. The panels were divided into a series of sessions, which included:

*Growing the movement
*Catalyzing investment through innovative business models
*Sharing knowledge and experiences, developing capacity
*Accelerating country action

During the day there were also parallel multi-stakeholder sessions and the launch of the Renewables 2014 Global Status Report (REN21).
SE4ALL Opening Plenary
Chad Holliday, Chair, Bank of America and Chair, SE4ALL
Executive Committee
Ahmad Alhendawi, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth
Daniel Riley, WWF-US
Aaron Leopold, Practical Action
Mariam Mohamed Abullah Abdelhafiz
, Arab Youth Climate Movement
Christoph Frei, World Energy Council
Ibrahim Rehman, TERI
Carmen Becerril Martínez, Acciona
Sean Collins, Co-Founder, Student Energy
Ethan Zindler, Head of Policy
Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Harry Verhaar, Senior Director Energy
& Climate Change, Philips Lighting
Radha Muthiah, Executive Director,
Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Mohinder Gulati, SE4ALL
Reema Nanavaty, General Secretary, Self-Employed Women’s Association, SEWA
Daniel Assandri, Country Manager, ABB Canada
Panel (L-R): Anurag Bhatnagar, Grassroot Trading Network for Women; Mohinder Gulati, SE4ALL; Reema Nanavaty, SEWA; Chad Holliday,
Bank of America and SE4ALL Executive Committee; Heeaben Dave, SEWA; Divuben Rathod, Salt Worker, SEWA; Ramilaben Rohit,
grassroots leader, SEWA
Clay Nesler, Johnson Controls
Luis Gomez-Echeverri Senior Research Scholar, IIASA, Senior Advisor, SE4ALL
Rajendara Pachauri, Director-General, TERI
Panel (L-R): Will Kennedy, Programme, UN Fund for International Partnerships (UNFIP); Aneri Patel, Energy Access Practitioners Network,
UNF; Andrew Webb, SolarAid; Magnus Magnusson, UN Capital Development Fund; Fabby Tumiwa, Institute for Essential Service Reform,
Indonesia; Nii Darko Asante, Energy Commission, Ghana; Martin Krause, UNDP
Andrew Webb, Managing Director, SolarAid
Magnus Magnusson, UN Capital Development Fund
Martin Krause, Senior Global Energy Policy Advisor, UNDP
Albert C Geber de Melo, Director-General, CEPEL and State University of Rio de Janeiro
Ruby Sandhu-Rojon, Deputy Director, Regional Bureau for Africa, UNDP
Caroline McGregor, Policy Analyst, International Affairs, US Department of Energy
David Reed, Senior Policy Advisor, WWF-US
Jorge Pinheiro, Director, R20 Brasil
Christoph Frei, Secretary-General, World Energy Council
Sheila Oparaocha, Executive Secretary, ENERGIA
Kandeh Yumkella, Chief Executive Officer, SE4ALL
Funding for coverage of this Forum has been provided by the SE4ALL Forum
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