Fair ideas - Access to energy: Beyond 2012

What really needs to be done to bring Sustainable Energy for All to national and local levels to significantly improve impacts for the poorest? This and other questions were answered at this Fair Ideas energy-related event.

16th June. Room: Anchieta, 16:00 - 17:30

Language: English with simultaneous translation into Portuguese

Led by: IIED, UK and partners
A number of key partners contributed to making this event a success, including: Christian Aid, Practical Action, Friends of the Earth (England, Wales and Northern Ireland), HIVOS, Renewable World, World Future Council, Heinrich Böll Foundation, IIED and the STEPS Centre.

This session built on the outcomes of energy discussions through the day, drawing on conclusions from innovative delivery models, low carbon energy pathways, and feed in tariffs for energy access. A diverse panel debated what really needs to be done to bring Sustainable Energy for All to national and local levels in a meaningful and inclusive way so as to significantly improve impacts for the poorest.

Speakers

Liz Carlile (chair), Director of Communications, IIED, UK

Anders Wijkman (TBC), Vice President of the Club of Rome and the Tällberg Foundation

Sheila Oparaocha, Network Coordinator and Programme Manager, International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA), the Netherlands

Stefan Schurig, Climate Energy Director, World Future Council, Germany

Michelle Pressend, Socio-political Analyst and Coordinator, the Economic Justice Network, South Africa

Fabby Tumiwa, Executive Director, Institute for Essential Services Reform, Indonesia

Fair ideas programme