ECREEE COP 21 Side Event - Advancing Low Carbon Development in the West African Region

ECREEE side event COP 21

High Level Interactive Panel Discussion - Advancing Low Carbon Development in the West African Region, 8th December 2015, Africa Pavilion, Le Bourget Paris France, on the occasion of COP21. 

The ECOWAS Center for Renewable and Energy Efficiency-ECREEE invites you to the high level interactive panel discussion on Tuesday 8th of December 2015 from 14:00 to 15:30 in salle 1 at the Africa pavilion hall during COP21 at Le Bourget Paris France.

The event is organized to facilitate discussions on how the region can mobilize its potentials in advancing Low Carbon Development. The specific objective of the event is to determine the Imperatives and benefits for Low-Carbon Development in the West African Region. Key questions on how to harness or catalyze theses benefits in the West African region will also be addressed. However, the institutional challenges, capacity gaps and financial barriers to realize this potential are considred invariably large and will require effective assistance from the development community.

The event will bring together policy makers, Key decision Makers, financiers, including the private sector and the civil society.

The event will be graced by the following Panlist:

  • Honourable Minister Abdoulaye Baldé, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development Senegal
  • Honorable Minister Pa Ousman Jarju, Minister of Environment, Climate Change, Water and Wildlife The Gambia
  • Dr Pradeep Monga Director and Special Representative of the Director-General on Energy, UNIDO
  • Dr. Youba Sokona Special Advisor on Sustainable Development at the South Centre
  • Mr Ron Benioff ,Director of the LEDS GP Secretariat , NREL, USA
  • Mr Edward Awafo Head, Africa Low Emission Development Partnership AfLP Secretariat

If you will be in Paris during the COP21, it would be a pleasure for us to have you join our event.

We are expecting the following key institutions to join us on this panel, the World Bank, NREL, LEDS Global partnership, UNIDO, UNEP amongst others.

We really hope you will be one of us for the event.

For more information about the event contact:

Name: Adeola Adebiyi or John Yeboah