21 February 2018 - 23 February 2018
UN ESCAP, Bangkok

Global SDG 7 Conference

Energizing the 2030 Agenda: A Global Preparatory Meeting in Support of the Review of SD7 at the High-Level Political Forum

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This global SDG7 conference will bring together key stakeholders from Governments, UN system and other international organizations, the private sector, and civil society to engage in a dialogue that emphasized the integrated and cross-cutting nature of sustainable energy and its multiple roles in supporting the achievement of the SDGs.

Objective

The aim of the Global SDG7 Conference is to prepare substantive input on review of SDG7 during the High-Level Political Forum in 2018. It intends to facilitate exchange of lessons, insights and experiences to-date among member states and all stakeholders and consider challenges and opportunities for furthering progress towards 2030. More specifically, it will provide an opportunity for participants to discuss:

  • Trends and gaps toward the achievement of SDG7;
  • Interlinkages between SDG7 and other SDGs;
  • Means of implementation, including finance, capacity building and innovation;
  • Key areas of opportunities for action by policy makers and all stakeholders on achieving SDG7 and leveraging its interlinkages with other SDGs in support of the 2030 Agenda.

Prof. Dr. Nebojsa Nakicenovic will be present one of the Policy Briefs during the plenary session

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CONTACT DETAILS

Nebojsa Nakicenovic

Acting Deputy Director General/CEO

Directorate

Program Director

Transitions To New Technologies

Senior Research Scholar

Energy

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PUBLICATIONS

Parkinson S, Krey V, Huppmann D, Kahil T, McCollum D, Fricko O, Byers E, Gidden M, et al. (2018). Balancing clean water-climate change mitigation tradeoffs. Environmental Research Letters DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/aaf2a3. (In Press)

Zhang Y, Ma T, & Guo F (2018). A multi-regional energy transport and structure model for China’s electricity system. Energy 161: 907-919. DOI:10.1016/j.energy.2018.07.133.

Palazzo A, van Dijk M, Willaarts B, Magnuszewski P, Mayor Rodriguez B, Burek P, Kahil T, Tang T, et al. (2018). Integrated solutions for water, energy, and land nexus management the Zambezi Basin: stakeholder engagement and modeling. In: 3rd Zambezi Basin Stakeholders’ forum: Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus for Socio-Economic Benefits in the Zambezi River Basin, 8-9 October 2018, Lilongwe, Malawi.

Byers E, Parkinson S, Balkovic J, Burek P, Ebi K, Gidden M, Grey D, Greve P, et al. (2018). Global climate and development hotspots assessment: Asia under pressure. In: 5th Asian Energy Modelling Workshop, 10-12 September 2018, Singapore.

Bento N, Wilson C, & Anadon LD (2018). Time to get ready: Conceptualizing the temporal and spatial dynamics of formative phases for energy technologies. Energy Policy 119: 282-293. DOI:10.1016/j.enpol.2018.04.015.

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