Tag Archives: Gender

Job opportunity: The Millennium Challenge Corporation is calling for applications for Senior Director (Gender & Social Inclusion)

August 16, 2016 | By
ECOWGEN

Do you believe strongly that social equality is critical for achieving sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction; and gender inequality limits the abilities of families to increase their incomes and move out of poverty around the world?  Do you have the knowledge, experience and skills in gender responsive and socially inclusive approaches in analysis; policy and program/project development… Read More »

Launch of Publication on “Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States”

November 19, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) will be launching its publication on Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States during the ECOWAS side-event at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) twenty-first Session of Conference of Parties (COP), on 2 December 2015, in Paris, France. According to the… Read More »

ECOWAS Workshop On Energy Audits for Buildings, 7 to 11 December, 2015

October 26, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is  organizing an ECOWAS Regional Training Workshop on Energy Audit for Buildings, scheduled to take place from 7 – 11 December 2015, in Praia, Cabo Verde. The training is meant for male and female electrical technicians and engineers working in the energy sector and who are seeking to… Read More »

Gender and Energy Awards and Events to Look out for

October 26, 2015 | By
ECOWGEN

Gender-responsive Awards AU Scientific Awards for Women Nominations are open for the African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Awards. Developed by the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and the AU, the initiative will award Cash Prizes of US$20,000 and Recognition Certificates to African women researchers who have distinguished themselves are as researchers in Earth and Life Sciences, and Basic, Science,… Read More »

#STANDTALL: POLICY BRIEF—CLOSING THE GENDER GAP IN THE ENERGY SECTOR

April 18, 2015 | By
calistusnonso

#STANDTALL: POLICY BRIEF—CLOSING THE GENDER GAP IN ENERGY SECTOR PROBLEM STATEMENT In development literature, investment in women is dubbed smart economics, because of the attendant multiplier effect that accompanies women empowerment initiatives. In terms of energy services, the entire ECOWAS region is under-served. More acutely, observers have noted that the consequences of this energy scarcity is direr for… Read More »