The African Energy Commission (AFREC) in collaboration with the Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) and the African Development Bank (AFDB) organised an inception workshop to improve and modernise the African Energy Information System (AEIS). The three-day workshop took place from 3-5 March 2020 in Abidjan and gathered national focal points from national energy ministries in more than 20 African countries. Their feedback will result in an updated database for energy statistics in Africa. More information can be found here.
The High-level Platform for Sustainable Energy Investments in Africa (SEI Platform), launched at the 2018 Africa Investment Forum. The SEI Platform developed a report of recommendations to boost public and private strategic investments in sustainable energy, with a focus on skills and jobs, and aiming at brining both continents closer together.
The Africa-Europe High-level Platform for Sustainable Energy Investments
The High-Level Platform for Sustainable Energy Investments (SEI Platform) was launched in 2018 at the African Investment Forum in Johannesburg, serving as of the Task Force Energy under the Africa-Europe Alliance for Sustainable Investments and Jobs. It addresses the call from the AU-EU Summit of 2017 for greater efforts to establish the right business framework to attract responsible and sustainable investments and to accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.