Upcoming Events

Safe Access to Fuel and Energy Workshop 2019

July 29, 2019 — July 30, 2019   |   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE)  Workshop is an annual training event of approximately 60 participants which strengthens the knowledge and capacity of actors who provide – or are interested to provide – fuel and energy solutions to refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and other vulnerable populations. It is also designed to facilitate productive partnerships between humanitarian and non-humanitarian actors through peer learning.

The 2019 SAFE Workshop is a joint production of the Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) Humanitarian Working Group and the Global Plan of Action for Sustainable Energy Solutions in Situations of Displacement (GPA). It is hosted by the Clean Cooking Alliance and the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), with support from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), Shell International, and the IKEA Foundation.

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Humanitarian Energy Conference 2019

July 31, 2019 — August 1, 2019   |   Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Humanitarian Energy Conference (HEC) is a new global event that convenes the broad community of actors and initiatives worldwide working to improve and expand energy access for displaced and crisis-affected people. Approximately 200-250 participants from over 40 countries and multiple sectors are expected to attend, including humanitarian agencies, NGOs, development organizations, private companies, governments, funding entities, and researchers.

The HEC is a critical opportunity for this diverse community to exchange knowledge, share best practices, and collaborate towards achieving the vision of affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern services for all crisis-affected people by 2030.

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AIDF Global Summit

September 4, 2019 — September 5, 2019   |   Washington, D.C., USA

The AIDF Global Summit will be held in Washington, D.C. in September with the aim of sharing knowledge that collaboratively can have a positive effect on the global aid, relief and development community and thus getting one step closer to reaching the SDGs by 2030.

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SDG Summit

September 24, 2019 — September 25, 2019   |   New York, USA

On 24 and 25 September 2019, Heads of State and Government will gather at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to follow up and comprehensively review progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event is the first UN summit on the SDGs since the adoption of the 2030 Agenda in September 2015.

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