November 20, 2015 | Geneva, Switzerland
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Room MBT04, Rue Montbrilliant 94
1202 Geneva, Switzerland
The Moving Energy Initiative is launching its flagship report - Saving Lives, Reducing Costs: Heat Light and Power for Refugees. Hosted by the UNHCR, this high-level panel discussion will outline the findings of the report and the importance of energy provision for refugees and displaced people.
The report presents for the first time estimates of the volume and costs of energy used in situations of forced displacement worldwide. The evidence strongly suggests the need for an overhaul in the way that energy is managed within the humanitarian sector and shows how new approaches could benefit refugees and displaced people, host country communities and the environment. This event will offer the opportunity to discuss the report’s findings and recommendations with stakeholders, focusing on practical scope for introducing cleaner forms of energy in a sustainable way.
Attendance at this event is by invitation only.