May 30, 2019 — May 31, 2019 | Beijing
The Global Conference aims to build national leadership and create stronger multi-stakeholder partnerships to rapidly scale-up access to sustainable energy. It will especially:
Discussions at the Global Conference will feed into the Fifth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries, the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), which monitors the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as into the Secretary-General’s Climate Summit to be held in September 2019, by bringing in unique views on how those furthest behind have embarked on SDG7 implementation.
PARTICIPANTS AND PARTNERS
The Global Conference will be organised jointly by UN-OHRLLS and the Global Energy Interconnection Development Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO), with the support of the UN system, including regional commissions and development banks. In addition to the LDC representatives and their development partners, selected private sector partners from both the energy and investment sector, as well as relevant foundations and civil society will be invited to attend.
The Global Conference is funded by the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (ASD) Sub-Fund of the United Nations Peace and Development Fund (UNPDF)