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24 July 2019
Government and business leaders should redouble efforts to address climate change and deliver sustainable development, say the organisers of a new global water and energy network.
“It is time to transform commitments into concrete actions,” said José Alberto Alderete, Paraguayan General Director of Itaipu Binacional, co-convenor of the new Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions Partnership.
17 July 2019
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) has appointed Eddie Rich as its new Chief Executive Officer, following a global recruitment search led by the association’s board, it was announced today.
The former Deputy Head of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has worked extensively in international development. He has a long track record of achieving transformational change through delivering ground-breaking, multi-stakeholder partnerships with industry, government and civil society.
12 July 2019
Eighteen hydropower sector leaders from around the world have been elected to the board of the International Hydropower Association (IHA), it was announced today.
The new board will begin its two-year mandate in September 2019, and will guide IHA’s work and priorities for the period.
The International Hydropower Association (IHA) will deliver training for hydropower professionals seeking to assess and report reservoir greenhouse gas emissions, at HydroVision International.
Scaling up climate action through integrated water and energy solutions: Delivering on the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda
This year’s United Nations High-Level Political Forum, convened under the theme of “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality,” undertakes the first global review of SDG13 on climate action, along with SDGs 4, 8, 10, 16 and 17.
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Almost 100 per cent of Uruguay’s electricity is generated from hydropower and other renewable resources. Hydropower’s role is not just historic, writes Honourable Minister of Industry, Energy and Mining Dr Guillermo Moncecchi, it will continue to provide a platform to develop non-conventional renewables and achieve sustainable development.
The Government of Uganda is committed to the sustainable development of its hydropower resources. Like many countries in Africa however, Uganda faces challenges in raising investment capital and enhancing local technical and management capacity, writes Honourable Minister of Energy and Mineral Development Irene Nafuna Muloni.
Nepal’s government is seeking to attract investment in the country’s vast hydropower resources, while exploring regional energy interconnections, as a way of reducing reliance on fossil fuels, increasing off-grid access, and reaching middle-income status, writes H.E. Barsha Man Pun, Minister of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation.