Goal 7: Clean Energy

With access to clean, modern energy, poorer countries look to power ahead through innovation – UN report

Energy is key to global development, but the world’s poorest and most vulnerable nations fare up to six times worse than their more industrialized counterparts when it comes to accessing the vital resource, the United Nations warned on Wednesday.

2018-04-22T11:47:48-04:0024 Nov 2017|Goal 7: Clean Energy, News|

UN chief Guterres highlights importance of sustainable energy in message to EXPO 2017

Underlining the importance of energy, in particular for realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called for urgent action to ensure that everyone has access to clean, affordable and efficient energy so that they can rise to their full potential.

2018-04-22T11:52:13-04:0012 Jun 2017|Goal 7: Clean Energy, News, Secretary-General|

UNIC Beirut and NGO organize Bike Tripoli 4 ride

For the third year in a row, the Lebanese NGO Social Way Association has organized a bicycle ride, Bike Tripoli 4, in cooperation with the UN Information Centre (UNIC) in Beirut, Bike Lebanon, Beirut by Bike, and the northern coastal cities of Tripoli and Al-Mina municipalities. The theme for the sporting event was “Empowering women in decision making positions.”

More action needed to meet energy goals by 2030, new report finds

The current pace of progress on three global energy goals – access to electricity, renewable energy and efficiency – is not moving fast enough to meet 2030 targets, according to the latest Global Tracking Framework (GTF) report released today by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency as part of the Sustainable Energy for All Knowledge Hub.