UN Secretary-General Launches International Year of Sustainable Energy for All

by eccnsw - Monday, 16 January 2012

On 16 January 2012: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched the International Year of Sustainable Energy for All during his address to the opening ceremony of the fifth World Future Energy Summit (WFES), stressing the need to end energy poverty to ensure equal opportunities. Ban underscored the need for universal energy access and innovation to scale up clean energy and energy efficient technologies, and stressed the importance of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improving energy efficiency.

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