Oct 02, 2013: IN 2013, 40% OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION USE FIREWOOD, CHARCOAL AND KEROSENE TO COOK THEIR MEALS AND HEAT THEIR HOMES. THIS RESULTS IN THE PREMATURE DEATH OF FOUR MILLION PEOPLE EACH YEAR FROM ASSOCIATED INDOOR AIR POLLUTION. THIS IS MORE THAN THE ANNUAL DEATHS CAUSED BY MALARIA, HIV AIDS AND TUBERCULOSIS COMBINED.
Sep 27, 2013: NEW YORK: Pacific leaders came together today on the side-lines of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly, to sign a declaration for the establishment of a Pacific Regional Data Repository (PRDR) with the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban ki-Moon.
Sep 24, 2013: Daegu, Korea - The 22nd World Energy Congress, to be held in Daegu, Korea from October 13 to 17, 2013, will devote itself to discussing this and other critical issues under the theme of “Securing Tomorrow’s Energy Today.” Participants will include government ministers, energy CEOs and respected analysts and researchers.
Sep 24, 2013: The Renewables 2013 Global Status Report provides a comprehensive and timely overview of renewable energy market, industry, investment and policy development worldwide. It shows that to reach SEforALL’s objective of doubling the share of renewables will require scaling-up efforts and addressing both demand and supply side issues simultaneously.
Sep 24, 2013: Stockholm, Sweden – September 2013 - World Water Week is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place each year in Stockholm.
Sep 24, 2013: Sustainable Energy for All’s May 2013 newsletter is available, highlighting the launch of the first Global Tracking Framework report, the inaugural meeting of SEforALL’s Advisory Board, a new High-Impact Opportunity on Energy & Women’s Health, and other news.
Sep 24, 2013: Sustainable Energy for All’s August 2013 newsletter is out, containing a message from the Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All, action updates and other news in brief. Read more
Sep 24, 2013: Sustainable Energy at the Heart of the Next Development Agenda By: Tim Wirth
Sep 24, 2013: UN Headquarters, New York –UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today strengthened his commitment to achieving sustainable energy for all by announcing new leadership arrangements for his Sustainable Energy for All Initiative.
Sep 24, 2013: Oslo - 9 April 2013 - After four months’ of discussions on energy and development around the world and in cyberspace, the Governments of Norway, Tanzania and Mexico convened the High Level Meeting on Energy in the Post-2015 Development Agenda in Oslo on 9 April 2013.