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Achieving Universal Energy Access and Climate Goals in Africa

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IFC and IRENA will host an Energy Access event which aims to bring together Ministers from across the region and the heads of international organizations to share experiences and discuss the Energy Access agenda and propose a way forward to reach SG7 by 2030 through clean energy solutions. Participants will explore some of the main emerging themes around universal access to clean and affordable energy in the continent, focusing on the opportunities, strategic, operational and technical challenges of incorporating energy access both on the demand and supply side including a renewed understanding of its complexity and the key role played by the private sector.  

Ricardo Puliti, Vice President for Infrastructure, World Bank
- Francesco La Camera, Director General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Emmanuel Nyirinkindi, Vice President, Cross-Cutting Solutions, IFC
Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Energy, Ghana
Ruth Nankabirwa Ssentamu, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Uganda
- Ajay Mathur, Director General, International Solar Alliance

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