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ECOWAS On Situation Analysis Of Energy, Gender Issues


   

MONROVIA, December 1 (LINA) – ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) will Wednesday, December 2, launch its publication on Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS member states.

The publication seeks to lay the groundwork for the development of the ECOWAS Policy for Gender Mainstreaming in Energy Access, provide insights on how ECOWAS member states could adopt gender-responsive development strategies to achieve the objectives of the Sustainable Energy for All Initiatives and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

According to an ECOWAS dispatch issued on Tuesday, the event will take place at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 21st Session of Conference of Parties (COP) in Paris, France.

The ECOWAS publication reveals that women in the region continue to be outside the decision-making sphere and that their human rights are often covered when issues surrounding energy access are being addressed.

The study also discloses that women possess relatively limited influence on key decisions related to climate change mitigation and adaptation although they will be disproportionately more affected by climate change.

The report was developed in partnership with the United States National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), African Development Bank (AfBD), Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC), Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), ENERGIA and the Sustainable Energy Solutions.

The launch of the report on Situation Analysis of Energy and Gender Issues in ECOWAS Member States comes at a time when the UNFCCC is advocating for gender equality as a necessary step to more effectively combat climate change.
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