The Arab region witnessed a significant progress in the adoption of renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; yet clean energy sector misses the full benefits of a diverse workforce.
Women can play a crucial role in upscaling energy access in remote, hard-to-reach areas especially in the Southern countries. Studies show that integrating women in the energy value chain results in more clean energy actions, and greater financial returns on investment.
To shed the light on this important topic, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in cooperation with RCREEE are jointly organizing "Enabling women in Sustainable Energy Field: A step towards sustainable communities" Workshop on the side of International Beirut Energy Forum under the patronage of H.E. Nada Boustani, Minister of Energy and Water in Lebanon.
The workshop brings together a diversified mix of speakers championing workplace diversity and inclusion to discuss the impact of diverse workforce and the needed steps for an inclusive workspace.
We have the honor of welcoming:
It will walk the attendees through learning journey about the gender challenges in clean energy sector from international, regional scopes. The region attempts to address this matter to ensure an inclusive workforce to move full speed towards achieving the SDG. Speakers from different sectors will show case inspiring stories. Accumulating all participants’ experiences, FES and RCREEE will discuss the initial steps needed for gender supportive actions in energy sector.
The workshop will give the attendees opportunities to:
Date: 25 September 2019
Location: Beirut, Lebanon
Venue: Le Royal Hotel
For registration and inquires, please contact:
Yasmeen Oraby, RCREEE Senior Operations Specialist.
Department for Middle East and North Africa
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung has a network of eleven country offices in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and implements projects in a total of 14 countries. Some offices, such as Egypt or Sudan, look back at a history of more than 40 years of cooperation.