Technical Working Group 3: Enabling SDGs through Inclusive, Just Energy Transitions

Co-Leads: UN DESA, UN ESCWA, and WHO

This theme will focus on maximizing the positive impacts of an inclusive and just energy transitions on the achievement of the SDGs, including gender equality, job creation, youth empowerment, agriculture and food systems, health, education, water, and sustainable production and consumption, through coordinated multi-sectoral interventions.

Members Titles & Affiliations
Ms. Amani Abou-Zeid Commissioner for Infrastructure and Energy, African Union Commission
Ms. Nawal Al-Hosany Permanent Representative of the UAE to IRENA
Ms. Habiba Ali Managing Director and CEO, Sosai Renewable Energies Company
Mr. Morgan Bazilian Director at Colorado School of Mines
Ms. Joan Carling Co-Convener of the Indigenous Peoples Major Group
Ms. Arianna Checchi Manger, Relations with International Organizations, Public Affairs, Eni spa
Ms. Soma Dutta Senior Technical Advisor, ENERGIA
Mr. Etienne Ehouan Ehile Secretary General, Association of African Universities
Ms. Astria Fataki Founder & President, Energy Generation
Ms. Alache Fisho Legal Adviser at the Oceans and Natural Resources Directorate, The Commonwealth Secretariat
Mr. Devon Gardner Programme Manager for Energy and Head of the Energy Unit, CARICOM
Ms. Irene Giner-Reichl Chairperson, Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition
Mr. Moustapha Kamal Gueye Coordinator at ILO
Mr. Harish Hande Co-Founder, SELCO Foundation
Mr. Edwin Huizing Executive Director, Hivos
Mr. Hans Olav Ibrekk Policy Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway
Mr. Mir S Islam CEO & Founder, Em One
Ms. Aida Lorenzo de Juárez General Manager, Association for Promotion of Renewable Fuels of Guatemala
Mr. Nebojsa Nakicenovic Professor Emeritus, Vienna University of Technology
Ms. Reema Nanavaty Director, Self-Employed Women’s Organization
Mr. Måns Nilsson Executive Director, Stockholm Environment Institute
Ms. Asma Rouabhia Sustainability Young Arab Leader for UNESCO
Mr. Ariel Scheffer da Silva Head of Environmental Management, Itaipu Binacional - Brasil
Ms. Cherop Soy Thematic Focal Point, UNMGCY SDG7 Youth Constituency
Ms. Leena Srivastava Deputy Director General, IIASA
Mr. Kazuhiko Takeuchi President, IGES
Mr. Anton Treuer Professor at Bemidji State University
Ms. Dipti Vaghela Manager, Hydro Empowerment Network
Ms. Deffous Wahida Head of Office and SDG focal point for the Ministry of Energy and Mines, Algeria
Mr. Kandeh Yumkella CEO, TENN

Note: In addition to the Members listed below, the technical focal points of UN-Energy organisations will by default participate in any of the Technical Working Groups, as and where relevant.

May 2021

Final Meeting of TWG3

The final meeting of the Group featured a concluding discussion on the draft report. READ MORE


March 2021

Annotated Outline of Thematic Report

The Co-Leads drafted an annotated outline for the Report of the TWG which has been shared with the Members of the Group for their review. READ MORE


February 2021

Secretariat Summary of the First Meeting

The meeting focused on how SDG7 can help advance the other SDGs with a particular emphasis on inclusion. READ MORE


Concept Note

The Co-Leads drafted a concept note for the work of the TWG which has been shared with the Members of the Group for their review. READ MORE