Under the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Austrian Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (MFA), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) are co-organizing the High-Level Conference on Sustainable Energy and Development. The Conference will take place on 3rd October 2018 under the guiding theme “Regional Cooperation to Accelerate Sustainable Energy Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries”.

The Special Session of the 2018 Vienna Energy Forum (VEF) convened on Monday, 14 May 2018, and was attended by over 430 participants.

Hosted by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) in Stockholm, UNIDO held a project preparatory meeting on 17 to 19 April 2018 on "Energy Efficient Lighting and Appliances in EAC and SADC" (EELA).

To overcome challenges and strengthen the capacity of SADC-based renewable energy entrepreneurs the International Renewable Energy and Agency (IRENA) and the SADC Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE) established the Renewable Energy Entrepreneurship (Technical) Support Facility in SADC Region in April 2017.


First call for applications of the SADC Renewable Energy Entrepreneurship Support Facility is now open

SADC-based entrepreneurs are invited to submit their applications for technical support in the following areas:

The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) held its Regional Forum for National Designated Entities (NDEs) of Africa, on 09-10 April 2018, in Nairobi, Kenya as part of the Africa Climate Week, along with the Africa Carbon Forum. NDEs from 47 African countries were invited to participate and shared lessons learned about past, ongoing and planned assistance provided by the CTCN.



Wednesday, April 4, 2018 to Friday, April 6, 2018
SADC Directorate of Infrastructure 2018/2019 Planning Workshop & Team Building Retreat Mokolodi...
Monday, April 9, 2018 to Friday, April 13, 2018
CTCN Regional Forum for National Designated Entities (NDEs) from Africa Jointly with UNEP - DTU ...

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