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CTI PFAN Asia Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFCEF-4)

CTI PFAN is a multilateral, public-private partnership initiated by the CTI in cooperation with the Expert Group on Technology Transfer (EGTT) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Following the success of the last three Regional Forums in Asia, AFCEF-4 will bring together leading clean energy entrepreneurs and investors, fund managers and financiers that specialize in Asia’s clean energy sector. AFCEF-4, featuring a business plan competition employing the methodology of the Climate Technology Initiative Private Finance Advisory Network (CTI PFAN), will showcase 10 of the most promising clean energy investment opportunities in Asia.

Solar and Off-Grid Renewables Africa 2014

Solar and Off-Grid Renewables Africa is a major new international, top-level conference and networking event which aims to support and accelerate the deployment of solar and off-grid renewable energy in Africa.

It will help break down the barriers to development - financial, political, technological - by bringing together key stakeholders, including investors, policy makers, developers, energy companies, financiers, NGOs, manufacturers and suppliers.

Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2014

Since 2001, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has annually organized the DSDS as an international platform to facilitate the exchange of knowledge on all aspects of sustainable development. Over the past thirteen years, it has emerged as one of the foremost fora on issues of global sustainability. This flagship event of TERI brings together various heads of state and government, thought leaders, policy makers and the crème de la crème of industry and academia to deliberate on myriad issues. To date, the Summit has hosted 36 heads of state, ministers from over 50 countries and delegates from across continents. The Summit has evolved as a significant congregation of leaders from the fields of polity, economy, academia and civil society to deliberate on issues related to sustainable development.

Developing Solutions

Alfred Ofosu Ahenkorah, Executive Secretary of the Ghana Energy Commission and REEEP Deputy Chair, and REEEP Director General Martin Hiller, write in UNEP's Our Planet about the challenge of balancing development priorities with environmental concerns in creating sustainable energy policies.

In Warsaw, the Climate Knowledge Brokers Group brings smarter navigation to those facing oceans of information

The fields of climate and development have undergone radical transformations over the past decades as the world has woken up to the perils of climate change. At the same time, information and communication technologies (ICTs) have revolutionized the way we communicate, bringing many benefits – but also new problems. An innovative global partnership of knowledge brokers has taken on the challenge of signposting and improving access to knowledge resources for end users.

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