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Water and energy network aims to transform commitments into action

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.

IHA appoints Eddie Rich as new CEO

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.

UN High-level Political Forum - Sustainable Water & Energy Partnership

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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Date: Mon, 07/15/2019
Location: Cervantes Institute, New York

211 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017, USA
Type: World event

Access to electricity is inextricably linked to socio-economic transformation

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.

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