Join us for four events at COP25 in Madrid, on 9 and 10 December 2019, to celebrate Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia winning a UN Global Climate Action Award, and to learn about what is next for the Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa.
Monday 9 December:
15:00-15:45, Climate Action Hub: UN Global Climate Action Awards – Financing for Climate-Friendly Investment Event
This event will highlight this year’s winners of the UN Global Climate Action Awards in the Financing for Climate-Friendly Investment category, including the Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia.
Tuesday 10 December:
11:30-13:00, Side Event Room 4: Official Side Event – Mobilising Investment for Off-Grid Energy Solutions in African Countries
This side event, organised by REEEP, NEFCO and ICETT, will explore the challenges faced by companies and customers in off-grid energy markets in African countries, against the background of the launch of the new Beyond the Grid Fund for Africa.
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16:00-17:00, Norsskenhuset, Stockholm, Sweden & Nordic Pavilion: Engaging Public and Private Sector to Co-Create Impactful Off-Grid Energy Business
Organised by NEFCO, this event will be held simultaneously at the Nordic Pavilion at COP in Madrid and at the Nordic No-Fly COP Hub in Stockholm, Sweden. In Stockholm, a panel of experts will discuss concrete ways for the public and private sectors to work together to help off-grid clean energy businesses thrive and bring energy access to the 1 billion people still living without. This informal, talk show-style discussion will be live-streamed to the Nordic Pavilion in Madrid, where high-level stakeholders will gather to network and offer input to the discussion via live video link.
Find out more on the NEFCO website
18:00-20:00, location tbc: UN Global Climate Action Awards – Official Award Ceremony & Celebration
This marquee event is a moment of celebration at COP 25 to recognize the 15 winners of the 2019 UN Global Climate Action Awards, including the Beyond the Grid Fund for Zambia. This event is expected to be one of the most dynamic and exciting events at COP 25, with inspiring speakers, videos, photography, and a musical performance.