Job Opportunities: UNDP International Consultant on Data Collection on Gender Equality in Public Administration

June 27, 2016 | By

Location: UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa, Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA Application Deadline: 04-Jul-16 (Midnight New York, USA) Type of Contract: Individual Contract Post Level: International Consultant Languages Required: English and French Starting Date: 18-Jul-2016 Duration of Initial Contract: 40 working days over a period of 3 months Expected Duration of Assignment: 40 working days over a period of… Read More »

Stakeholders meet in Johannesburg to discuss Policies and Regulations for Inclusive Infrastructure

June 16, 2016 | By

  Infrastructure is an enabler and essential for people to people connectivity, which increases economic activity. We must ask: What are those things women can contribute to  – Mr. Sindiso Ngwenya, Secretary General, Common Market for Eastern & Southern Africa (COMESA) From 9 – 10 June 2016, infrastructure professionals from Africa and rest of the world met in… Read More »

Making Gender Mainstreaming an “Operational reality”

June 14, 2016 | By

Deconstructing Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access – Part 2 “Gender mainstreaming” is, without a doubt, one of the most trending development buzzwords out there today. However, just because it is used frequently does not mean its application is wide-spread, especially where it matters most – in development interventions. Experiences show that the idea of gender mainstreaming continues to… Read More »

ECOWAS Research Grant Program: Five research proposals to receive funding

May 24, 2016 | By

On 28 September 2015, ECREEE launched a call for research proposals in policy research. The call was launched under the framework of the ECOWAS Initiative on Youth Leadership Development in Energy, which is one of the five high-impact initiatives of the ECOWAS Programme on Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GEN). The Youth initiative aims to prepare the region’s… Read More »

Radio broadcast on Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access: ECREEE reaches out to its Creole audience in the rural areas of Santiago, Cabo Verde

May 23, 2016 | By

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE), through the ECOWAS Programme on Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access (ECOW-GEN), is producing a broadcast for a community radio in Cabo Verde to introduce the audience to the topic of gender and gender equality, especially as it concern energy access. The radio program, called “Gender in Focus”, provides… Read More »

Webinar on Clean Energy Policy and Finance Technical Assistance

May 12, 2016 | By

SAVE THE DATE Webinar on Clean Energy Policy and Finance Technical Assistance   19 May 2016 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time | 3:00 p.m. Central European Summer Time Check your local time   The Clean Energy Solutions Center (CESC) is hosting a no-cost webinar to discuss its Ask an Expert technical assistance program, which, among others, provided technical… Read More »