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ECREEE and UN Women Hold International Press Conference, Launching the ECOW-GEN Facility

October 14, 2015 | By

On 12 October 2015, ECREEE and the UN Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) held an International Press Conference to launch the ECOWAS Facility for Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GEN Facility). The event took place at the UN Women West and Central Africa Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal, and brought together over… Read More »

West African Musicians sing for women’s empowerment and gender equality

July 20, 2015 | By

They have written and performed songs that inspire. Songs that make you hit the play button again and again. D’banj and Nneka are West African artists specialized in different music genres but have one thing in common – they are famous. And, now, are advocates for women’s empowerment and gender equality. These successful artists are using their voices… Read More »

ECREEE and UNIDO organizes a Gender and Energy side-event at the Vienna Energy Forum

June 18, 2015 | By

As a part of the Vienna Energy Forum 2015 UNIDO will host, in close collaboration with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), ENERGIA, the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme (ESMAP) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), a side event on the gender-energy nexus – RE-Think the… Read More »

Rwandan couple joins forces to provide their community with energy services

June 11, 2015 | By
GVEP International

An entrepreneur in Eastern Rwanda, that received training in business development and renewable energy technologies from GVEP, is coaching his wife to take on their solar phone charging business and barber shop. When Mbarushimana Vincent started his business in 2009, he solely depended on car batteries to generate the power he needed to provide phone charging services to… Read More »


April 17, 2015 | By
ajang nicholas

#Standtall: WOMANHOOD AND STEM FIELDS- A CASE STUDY IN SUSPENSE. PREAMBLE The plight-‘‘Women absence in stem field ’’ get most uprights minds upset, I am no different either. In my view, it is a disease worth being eliminated. Africa descents from immemorial delegates feeble mind responsibilities to women, a contradiction to stem profession which requires rigorous trainings cope… Read More »