Event

Energy for All: Financing Access for the Poor

The Oslo Energy for All 2011 high-level conference is co-organized by Norway and the International Energy Agency (IEA), and aims to explore possible ways of financing access to energy for the 1.4 billion people without access to electricity and 2.5 billion people who still use traditional biomass for cooking. Five countries from the South - Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Liberia and South Africa – have been invited to be organizing partners. High-level participants will include Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon Magnus, Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Director-General Kandeh Yumkella. Registration is by invitation only.  

dates: 10-11 October 2011   venue: Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Oslo   location: Oslo, Norway   contact: Anne Vinding   phone: +47 975 93 944   e-mail: anvi@mfa.no   www: http://www.osloenergyforall2011.no/