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Conferencia: “The Urgency of Energy Transition(s) in a post Covid World Order”
febrero 21 - 18:00
El Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella, Founder and CEO of The Energy Nexus Network (TENN), Former CEO of UNIDO, Former United Nations under Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All), pronunciará la conferencia “The Urgency of Energy Transition(s) in a post Covid World Order”, el 21 de enero de 2022, a las 18:00 h.
La conferencia, se celebrará de forma virtual y se desarrollará según el siguiente:
Antonio Colino Martínez. Presidente de la Real Academia de Ingeniería.
Presentación del conferenciante:
Ignacio Pérez Arriaga. Académico de la Real Academia de Ingeniería.
“The Urgency of Energy Transition(s) in a post Covid World Order”
Dr. Kandeh K. Yumkella. Founder and CEO of The Energy Nexus Network (TENN).
Former and CEO of UNIDO. Former United Nations under Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All).
Antonio Colino. Presidente de la Real Academia de Ingeniería.
Dr. Yumkella’s BIO:
Dr. Kandeh Yumkella is a distinguished development economist and an expert in agricultural economics with over 30 years of experience. He is founder and CEO of The Energy Nexus Network (TENN), a regional ecosystem hub for sustainable energy solutions and serves as a Member of Parliament in Sierra Leone. He is a member of the High-Level Group of the Africa-Europe Foundation and co-chair of the Africa Europe Foundation Strategy Group on Energy. He is also a member of various international advisory bodies, boards, and commissions. Previously Dr. Yumkella served for almost two decades in the United Nations system including as Under-Secretary-General and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All and founding chief executive officer for the Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All) Initiative (2013–2015). He also served two four-year terms as Director-General of the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO, 2005–2013). In both capacities, among other accomplishments, Dr. Yumkella mobilized global consensus for the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals 7 and 9. These deal with ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all, and building resilient infrastructure, promoting inclusive and sustainable industrialization, and fostering innovation, respectively. He also served as a member of the Pan-African Parliament.
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