Bonn, Germany – 31 August, 2021 – The Africa-EU Energy Partnership’s European Financial Flows on SDG7 to Africa report quantifies global commitments made towards the achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 7 in Africa for the period 2014-2019. Estimating annual investment needs and assessing the present funding gap, the report shows clearly the progress made to date and highlights the quality of financing mobilised to support the SDGs and Agenda 2063, while also detailing the equitability of European financial flows through targeted support for poorer countries.
This AEEP Energy Talks Spotlight summarises the expert discussion held on 30 June 2021 and highlights key lessons for increasing private sector engagement. Representatives from policy, industry and finance explored how the private sector can best partner with the public sector to implement clean, affordable energy solutions across Africa.
A new AEEP Energy Talks Spotlight highlights the various vital roles women play in the energy transition in Africa. It describes the gaps that need closing but also celebrates successful initiatives and derives lessons learnt to promote women as “Empowered Actors of Change”.
A new AEEP Energy Talks Spotlight explores the benefits green buildings offer at the nexus of health, climate and a green recovery. Experiences from the health sector show that green buildings can have immediate benefits for patients’ well-being, staff satisfaction and cost savings. In addition, green buildings can strengthen local employment and economy to support the economic recovery after COVID-19.
The Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP) commissioned a research paper to assess the potential of green hydrogen to enable economic growth and job creation on and between the continents. The study provides an overview of state-of-the-art research and connects it with continental policies such as the European Green Deal and Agenda 2063.