PARTICIPATING AGENCIES

UNICEF

Across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF defends the rights of children to survive, thrive and fulfil their potential. For every child, health, education, protection and a fair chance – to the benefit of a better world.

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UNHCR

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, involves refugees and host communities in developing innovative energy solutions. Women and youth are at the heart of this approach. 

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UNIDO

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes inclusive and sustainable industrial development. UNIDO works to reduce poverty, especially among women and youth, by enabling developing countries and economies in transition to better participate in international trade, grow their economies and benefit from sustainable energy solutions. 

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ESCAP

ESCAP is the regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region. ESCAP provides a forum for its member States to promote regional cooperation to achieve inclusive and sustainable economic and social development including sustainable energy and collective action on energy access, energy efficiency, renewable energy and transboundary energy connectivity.

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IAEA

The International Atomic Energy Agency is the world’s central intergovernmental forum for cooperation in the nuclear field. It contributes to global development, peace and security on issues ranging from human health and energy security to nuclear weapons non-proliferation. Nuclear power is set to continue to play an important role in the energy mix of many countries. The IAEA assists States that operate or plan to embark on a nuclear power programme to do so in a safe, secure and sustainable manner.

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UN WOMEN

UN Women is the global champion for women and girls. Established in 2010, UN Women acts on the fundamental premise that women and girls worldwide have the right to live a life free of discrimination, violence and poverty, and that gender equality is central to achieving development. UN Women works on a range of issues to advance women’s empowerment, including putting gender equality considerations and voice of women at the centre of climate management and sustainable energy.

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UNDP

UNDP works with countries to ensure energy access, improve energy efficiency and expand the use of renewable energy. By doing so, we support the goals of the Paris Agreement, as well as efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals – which are all reliant on sustainable, reliable and affordable energy.

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UNEP

UN Environment is helping power a greener future.  Find out how action by UN Environment helping to switch fuel types has reduced exposure to harmful lead and how making cities more energy efficient can save on fuel bills as well as CO2 emissions. We flag threats to the environment and provide the scientific and policy basis for decision-makers to act on them.

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UNESCO

UNESCO promotes international cooperation in education, the sciences, culture, communication and information. It strengthens the ties between nations and societies, so that everyone has access to quality education, may grow and live in a cultural environment rich in diversity and dialogue, can fully benefit from scientific advances and enjoy full freedom of expression. With a specific mandate in sciences, UNESCO harnesses science to foster clean energy sources.

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