“Our Common Action Agenda to Promote Sustainable Energy in the Least Developed Countries”
High-Level Event on Sustainable Energy for the Least Developed Countries
(United Nations, New York, 23 September 2013)
Ed note. This is a special guest post from Senator Tim Wirth, vice Chair of the United Nations Foundation’s board of directors.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday called on some of the world's leading energy investors to lead by example and support Sustainable Energy for All, which will "open a new world of opportunity for billions of people and lead to massive new investment opportunities.
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UN Headquarters, New York –UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today strengthened his commitment to achieving sustainable energy for all by announcing new leadership arrangements for his Sustainable Energy for All Initiative.
Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All named; World Bank President to Co-chair Advisory Board
UN Headquarters, New York (September 24, 2012) –UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today strengthened his commitment to achieving sustainable energy for all by announcing new leadership arrangements for his Sustainable Energy for All Initiative.
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Next week, world leaders gather for a momentous occasion ― the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro. Will it be a success? In my opinion, yes.
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Rio de Janeiro – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today highlighted more than one hundred commitments and actions have been already mobilized in support of his Sustainable Energy for All initiative, demonstrating powerful early momentum from governments, private sector companies and civil society organizations to achieve Sustainable Energy for All by 2030.