May 08, 2012: We, the Ministers and other Heads of Delegation of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) present at the Ministerial Conference on "Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in SIDS – Challenges, Opportunities, Commitments" in Bridgetown, Barbados 7-8 May 2012,
May 08, 2012: Bridgetown, 8 May 2012—The Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Small Island Developing States Conference concluded today with the adoption of the "Barbados Declaration" calling for universal access to modern and affordable renewable energy services, while protecting environment, ending poverty and creating new opportunities for economic growth.
Apr 22, 2012: Heads of UN and World Bank name team to mobilize action toward universal energy access, doubling of renewables and doubling of energy efficiency rates.
Apr 22, 2012: LONDON, 26 April 2012 – Leaders from the 23-government Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) and the UN Secretary-General's Sustainable Energy for All initiative (SEforALL) today outlined specific commitments by participating countries and private sector leaders which will promote improved energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies, and increased energy access around the worl
Apr 16, 2012: Brussels, 16 April, 2012 — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the European Commission's Energizing Development Initiative to assist developing countries in providing access to sustainable energy for their populations. The initiative will seek to provide energy services to 500 million people by 2030.
Apr 16, 2012: The European Union (EU) has announced a €50m initiative for clean energy projects in developing countries as part of an ambitious UN plan to provide sustainabl
Apr 12, 2012: In June, leaders from around the world will gather in Rio de Janeiro to explore ways that governments, the private sector and global institutions can promote sustainable development.
Apr 05, 2012: Watch the video clip of We Care Solar and their "Solar Suitcase" on PBS Newshour: "After witnessing the consequences of power outages in Nigeria's health facilities, obstetrician Dr. Laura Stachel came up with a solution: a suitcase containing elements to produce and store solar energy.
Apr 03, 2012: It might be inevitable but that doesn't mean it's going to be easy. Against a backdrop of withering domestic oil and gas, an ideal renewable resource landscape and a consumer base of 80-plus million, Egypt's renewable energy future is simply a given for those active in the region.
Mar 14, 2012: In thousands of villages and hamlets across Africa and South and East Asia, the only light after sunset is from a kerosene lamp, a candle or a cooking fire. Read the full publication, Kuwait 2012: Global Energy Security Through Dialogue. By S. Vijay Iyer, World Bank