Women´s Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Energy


  • DATE / TIME:
    2017•06•13 - 2017•06•14

    UNU-GEST, in collaboration with UN Environment, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Iceland, UN Women, and Pan African Climate Justice Agency (PACJA) is organising a workshop on “Women’s Entrepreneurship on Sustainable Energy” in Libreville, Gabon, during the Sixteen Session of the African Ministerial Conference on Environment (AMCEN 16) on 13-14 June 2017.

    The main purpose is to identify the main challenges faced by women enterpreneurs in the emerging African renewable energy market, and to provide recommendations for inclusion in the AMCEN outcome document.  It aims at identifying the main barriers and challenges that hinder the establishment growth and development of women entrepreneurs, including micro- to small and medium sized enterprises, serving the different markets, including last mile energy market.

    For more information, see the workshop announcement on the UNU-GEST website.

    To register, please e-mail Hlín Hjálmarsdóttir Erla (erlah@hi.is) of UNU-GEST.