September 1, 2020

EmPowering Africa’s Most Vulnerable: How Can Solar Energy Stimulate Green Growth?

Norwegian Refugee Council, NORCAP and Boston Consulting Group. Norwegian Refugee Council, NORCAP and Boston Consulting Group are launching a new report on what actions and actors are needed to accelerate the use of clean energy among displaced and host communities in Africa. Opening remarks and presentation of the main findings in the report by Benedicte Giæver, Director of NORCAP and Odd Arne Sjåtil, Managing Director and Partner BCG. Moderator: Stig Arild Pettersen Programme Espen Barth Eide, Representative of the Norwegian Labour Party and Member of The Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment Sigrid Heiberg, Foreign Policy spokesperson, MDG/The Green Party Jan Egeland, Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council Mads Hansen, CEO, Kube Energy Sibi Lawson-Marriott, Senior Regional Adviser for Climate Adaptation, Resilience, Livelihoods and Gender Equality, World Food Programme