SEforALL Africa Hub ANNUAL REPORT 2015-2016

Agenda and Documents - Advancing SE4All country action in Africa, February 2016

17 February 2016

Session 1.1: Opening remarks and Workshop introduction  

- Charles Boamah, Acting First Vice President and COO, AfDB  

Opening remarks  

- Dr. Daniel-Alexander Schroth, SE4All Africa Hub Coordinator, AfDB

Presentation of state of advancement of SE4All in Africa   

Session 1.2: Moderated panel discussion on SE4All Action Agendas and Investment Prospectuses with a focus on what is required regarding implementation

Moderator Prof. Mosad Elmissiry, Head of Energy NEPAD Agency

Mahama Kappiah, Executive Director, ECREEE   

Faruk Yusuf Yabo, SE4All focal point Nigeria    

Simon Kalanzi, SE4All focal point Uganda    

Morris Kayitare, Representant of the SE4All focal Point -  Rwanda      

Camille Augustin Kabasele Dikangala, SE4All focal point DRC     

Yussuf Uwamahoro, World Bank (presenting on Guinea IP)    

Session 2: Parallel working groups                                                                          

Working Group (1) topic: Follow-up to country AAs and IPs and the role of SE4All (link to available funding mechanisms/toolkits, marketplace, link to the High-Impact Opportunities, modalities to forge the required PPPs etc.).

Facilitated by Erik Kjaer, Head Country Action, SE4All GFT

- Felice Zaccheo, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission:

Instruments and tools to support implementation of SE4All AAs and IPs, the case of the EC   

- Katrina Pielli, Senior Adviser, Power Africa:

Tools and instruments and how Power Africa can support the implementation of SE4All country action

- Richenda Van Leeuwen, Executive Director Energy Access, United Nations Foundation

Links between HIOs and SE4All country action with the examples of the energy and women’s health and the clean energy mini-grids HIO.

- Thomas Thorsch Krader, Senior Adviser, SE4All Energy Efficiency Hub.  

Opportunities for energy efficiency How these can be prioritized and carried forward

- Safiatou Alzouma, IRENA, 

The IRENA Market place as a tool for mobilizing funds for implementation

Working Group (2) topic: Coordination of the various energy initiatives and activities and the role that SE4All can play (coordination structures, national delivery structures, mapping of activities) 

facilitated by Atef Marzouk, Acting Head of Energy Unit, African Union Commission

- David Otieno, Africa-EU Energy Partnership

Presentation of mapping of African energy initiatives

- Sally Gear, Head of Sustainable Energy Team DFID  

Presentation of toolkit for support to household solar

- Radha Mutiah, CEO Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves

Experiences on coordination of activities in the cooking space

- Faith Wandera - Odongo, SE4All focal point Kenya  

National delivery structures for implementation

Working Group (3) topic: Tracking and monitoring of SE4All at the global level and how it can be linked to monitoring efforts on SE4All at the country-level (Global Tracking Framework, Multi-tier energy access, national monitoring systems. 

facilitated by Jane Ebinger, Managing Director Policy and Knowledge, SE4All GFT

- Malcolm Cosgrove-Davies, ESMAP    

Global Tracking Framework and the Multi-tier energy access work in the context of SE4All       

- Paula Edze,  SE4All focal point Ghana    

National monitoring framework in the context of SE4All

- Karin Reiss, ECREEE  

Regional monitoring framework for SE4All

Discussion and development of actionable recommendations, 

Session 3: Reports from the Working Groups and formulation of recommendations and priorities for SE4All in Africa for 2016 

Co-chaired by Richenda Van Leeuwen, Executive Director Energy Access, United Nations Foundation and Dr. Daniel-Alexander Schroth, SE4All Africa Hub Coordinator, AfDB

Closing Remarks    

-  Alex Rugamba, Director Energy, Environment and Climate Change Department, AfDB