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  • Gender and Energy Compact

    A coalition initiated by ENERGIA,  Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and supported by the Governments of  Iceland, Ecuador, Nepal, Kenya and Sweden launched a Gender and Energy Compact to catalyze action towards gender equality and women’s empowerment to accelerate a just, inclusive and sustainable energy transition.

  • Actions on clean cooking by 2030

    With more than 2.6 billion people without access to clean cooking technologies as of 2019, ENERGIA focused its advocacy activities on ensuring that this theme would be considered in the international political agenda. Major efforts are needed to bridge this gap and immediate action is required to scale up universal access to clean cooking technologies and services.

  • Integration of gender in Senegal’s national energy action plan

    With support from our Empowering Women, Engendering Energy (EWEE) program, ENERGIA partner, Senegal-based Energy for Impact, supported the country’s Ministry of Energy to include gender in its long-term action plan for the energy sector, the Senegalese Rural Electrification Action Plan (LPDSE).

  • Development of Kenya’s National Gender Policy

    With support of our Empowering Women, Engendering Energy (EWEE) program, ENERGIA partner Practical Action supported activities undertaken by Kenya’s Ministry of Energy to develop, finalize and launch the National Gender Policy for the Ministry of Energy. This policy is the first national Gender Policy in the energy sector ever.

  • Integration of gender into the SDG7 High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) review

    ENERGIA’s participation in the Multi-Stakeholder Technical Advisory Group on Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7-TAG) offered the opportunity to advocate for gender inclusion in the first review of progress towards SDG7.