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Second Stakeholder Forum 2016

Germany’s role in tackling the African energy crisis

Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) discusses the ability of the Africa-EU Energy Partnership to tackle Africa’s energy challenges and Germany’s role within the African energy projects.

Bringing stakeholders together at the Second Stakeholder Forum

Ambassador Sergio Mercuri, Minister Plenipotentiary, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation discusses the role of the private sector and bringing stakeholders together at the AEEP’s Second Stakeholder Forum.

Civil society and gender mainstreaming in energy access

Lucy Stevens, Policy and Practice Advisor Energy and Urban Services Practical Action, and Jon Marks, Chairman and Founder of Cross-border Information, discuss the importance of civil society and gender mainstreaming in energy access

Ensuring a partnership of equals and meeting energy targets

David Otieno, Head of the Africa-AU Energy Partnership Secretariat, discusses the partnership of equals, energy targets and monitoring

AU Commissioner Dr Elham Ibrahim on improving energy access in Africa

Dr Elham Ibrahim, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy of the African Union Commission, discusses the success of the African-EU Energy Partnership, the financing gap and the importance of gender mainstreaming for energy access.

Energy access and potential for rural electrification in Africa

Hary Andriantavy, Executive Secretary of the Club ER and Dr. Abu Dafalla, Director of Infrastructure Development Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), discuss the lack of energy access and potential for rural electrification in Africa.

Education and job creation within the African energy sector

Sally Gear, Head of Sustainable Energy Team, UK Department for International Development (DFID) and Dr. Mohamed Moussa Omran, First Undersecretary for Research Planning & Authorities’ Follow-up, Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Energy, on Education and job creation within the energy sector.

Tracking initiatives for energy access

Aboubakari Baba Moussa, Director Infrastructure and Energy, African Union Commission (AUC) and Felice Zaccheo, Deputy Head of Unit, Sustainable Energy and Climate Change and the Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development, European Commission on communicating the importance of a harmonised strategy, regulatory framework and the mapping of energy initiatives in obtaining energy access goals.

Closing the gap between project developers and investors

Ina de Visser from the Africa-EU Renewable Energy Cooperation Program (RECP) and Marcus Wiemann from the Alliance for Rural Electrification (ARE) discussing how to close the gap between project developers and investors.

Roberto Ridolfi, Director of the European Commission for Sustainable Growth and Development

discussing: the role of different stakeholders in the Africa-EU Energy Partnership, the importance of a regulatory environment for investment, and the necessity of increasing energy in remote areas with more than 700 million people in Africa still lacking access.

First Science & Business Slam of the AEEP
at the Second Stakeholder Forum 2016

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  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy
  • Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  • Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Egypt
  • Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Germany
  • Politecnico di Milano/University of Milan
  • Terna Group