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Upcoming LEDS Events

17-18 October 2013 Montevideo, Uruguay

Regional Exchange and Practitioners Workshop: Towards an Inclusive Green Economy in Latin America and the Caribbean

The main objective of the workshop is to provide a platform for participants to present and discuss core challenges and potential solutions for promoting sustainable development, in particular poverty eradication, and assessing a transition towards an Inclusive Green Economy – including cost-benefit considerations of these policies. The event aims at facilitating an exchange on best practices for policy approaches in Latin America and the Caribbean; selected examples from outside the region will also be presented and discussed to allow for a balanced debate of inclusive green economy policies. Furthermore, the conference seeks to serve as a platform for the interchange of ideas and perspectives and the compilation of inspiring practice examples on the path to inclusive green economies.

The event will be organized jointly by the Uruguayan government1 and the BMU/UNEP/GIZ2 Green Economy project in cooperation with partners such as ECLAC (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean), IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) and ILO (International Labour Organization).

7-8 November 2013 Golden, Colorado

The Energy Africa Conference

The Energy Africa Conference is a collaborative effort among universities, research organizations, businesses and individuals to bring together business executives and thought leaders from the public, non-government organizations and research institutions to dialog, collaborate, encourage, invest in and support the work needed to stimulate domestic markets for gaseous and renewable energy sources. The objective is to develop a roadmap that integrates the technical, socioeconomic, political and financial components designed to equip policymakers and stakeholders with the tools and information needed to establish an infrastructure that is economically viable, affordable, socially sustainable and supportive of a clean environment. It is also a venue for fostering and inspiring local and international entrepreneurs to initiate and support sustainable power systems and increase economic growth and prosperity.

Topics to be discussed included include:

  • Leveraging Synergy between Gaseous Fuels and
  • Renewable Energy Sources
  • Transformation in Utility Scale Energy Landscape
  • Micro Grid Power and Rural Electrification
  • Public/Private Partnerships
  • Capacity Building
  • Energy Policy
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Universal Energy for All

For more information please visit energyafricaconference.com

4-6 December 2013 Lima, Peru

LEDS LAC Regional Platform Workshop

The second annual Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) LEDS Regional Workshop will occur in Lima, Peru in conjunction with Interclima during 4-6 of December, 2013. More information will be entered as it becomes available.

Past Events

For information about past events, see past partnership events.