Event Date:Wednesday, 16 June, 2021
The SADC Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE) in partnership with the African Union (AU) Youth Club (AUYC) is hosting a series of webinars for the youth, entitled “SADC Energy Youth Webinar Series”. The aim is to provide the youth with a platform for genuine sector-specific conversations; generate and strengthen awareness on renewable energy and energy efficiency; and exchange innovative ideas amongst themselves and other stakeholders. It will also serve as a networking platform.
The webinars will be focused on both Renewable Energy (RE) and Energy Efficient (EE) technologies and related services. In addition, focus on energy access, research & innovation, entrepreneurship, climate change mitigation, productive use of energy and water-energy-food (WEF) nexus will also be prioritized. The webinars shall provide the befitting platform for the youth to engage in stimulating plenary sessions, discussion panels, video presentations, and workshops. The key benefits for the participants will be to make virtual connections; to build national, regional, and international networks; career development; propose solutions to industry challenges; mentorship and linkages to financiers, association & collaboration. The outcomes and recommendations captured from the Webinars will contribute to SACREEE and regional strategic interventions which will lead to policy recommendations and evidence-based solutions.
Our first webinar will focus on Youth Engagements within the RE and EE sector in the SADC Region. The webinar will be held on the 16th of June 2021 from 14:30-16:00 Central African Time (CAT) via Zoom.
FREE Registration: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYoce6gqT8qG9ErBi7eupjpFYhAFER7REWw
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