Energy for Displaced People: A Global Plan of Action
On January 15-16 in Berlin, the planned conference Energy for Displaced People: A Global Plan of Action, Linking Sustainable Humanitarian Response and Long-term Development will unify governments, the UN system and other key stakeholders to develop a strategic global plan of action for the provision of sustainable energy in humanitarian response settings in pursuit of global energy access by 2030. The conference will focus on five strategic area: planning and coordination, innovative finance, policy, capacity building and monitoring. Attendees will develop realistic and appropriate aims and next steps within working groups for each area. Convening global actors in this sector and building on the momentum of ongoing energy initiatives in humanitarian settings, this conference will serve as a connecting point for streamlined action so that every person affected by conflict or natural disaster is equipped with sustainable energy.