Sustainable Energy For All (SEforAll) Initiative of the UN Secretary-General

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is leading a global initiative on Sustainable Energy for All to mobilize action from all sectors of society in support of three interlinked objectives to be achieved by 2030: providing universal access to modern energy services; doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency; and doubling the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix.

24 September 2018
High-Level Conference on Sustainable Energy and Development

The conference "Regional Cooperation to Accelerate Sustainable Energy Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries" takes place in conjunction with the Informal Meeting of EU Directors General for Development Cooperation. More

21 February 2016
SE4All Workshop on Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Water-Energy-Food Nexus Workshop organized under the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Initiative. IIASA Guest Research Scholar Paul T. Yillia organises a SE4All Nexus workshop that brings together experts from international development organizations, the private and public sectors, civil society and academia. Upon personal invitation IIASA senior research scholar of the Water program, Peter Burek will also join the workshop to exchange ideas and will share insights into the WFaS nexus research approach. More

17 June 2015
Sustainable energy crucial for development, climate action

Sustainable energy is crucial for inclusive development and action on climate change, said participants of the Vienna Energy Forum, which opened today in the capital of Austria. More

28 May 2015
Kandeh K Yumkella

Kandeh K Yumkella is the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and chief executive of the initiative Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All). More

03 June 2014
REN21 report shows jump in renewable capacity

The 2014 Global Status Report from the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century (REN21) shows major growth in renewable energy capacity worldwide, expanding upon recent IIASA research such as the Global Energy Assessment. More

16 May 2014
Sustainable Energy for All Forum

IIASA scientists played a key role in the first annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum, which brought over 700 participants together to discuss strategies and achievements towards attaining sustainable energy access for everyone in the world. More

09 December 2011
New UN Group to implement Sustainable Energy for All initiative

Nebojsa Nakicenovic has been appointed to the Technical Group of the UN Secretary-General’s (SG) High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All. More

09 December 2011
Global Energy Assessment briefing to UN Ambassadors

Nebojsa Nakicenovic presented preliminary findings of the Global Energy Assessment (GEA) to UN Ambassadors from 26 countries who have formed the ‘Group of Friends of Sustainable Energy for All’. More

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