Event - Advancing the Energy Transition in Africa through Nationally Determined Contributions

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Title
Advancing the Energy Transition in Africa through Nationally Determined Contributions
Organizer
IRENA
Type
Online Seminars
Focus
  • Climate Change
  • Other
Language
English
Start
2021/03/06 15:00 GMT+4
End
2021/03/06 16:00 GMT+4
Country
Worldwide
Venue
Online
URL
Description
This virtual event will have a regional focus on Africa, will aim at:
  • encouraging more ambitious climate action by all governments in Africa, including the submission of updated NDCs and long-term climate/energy strategies in support of the goals *set out in the Paris Agreement;

sharing regional experience on the domestic energy systems transformation required to *achieve the GHG reduction targets set by NDCs of African countries; deepening the understanding on the opportunities offered by the energy sector in the *decarbonization efforts; and

  • broadening the knowledge and understanding of the role of NDCs in achieving the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, including, the opportunities to maximize the socioeconomic benefits of the energy transition.