Expert Group Meeting - Modern Energy Access for Poor Urban Settlements
Start Date : 4 Dec 06
End Date : 6 Dec 06
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
UN-HABITAT, through its Energy and Transport Unit of the Water Sanitation and Infrastructure Branch, is convening an Expert Group Meeting on “Modern Energy Access for Poor Urban Settlements” to be held from 4-6 December at the United Nations Offices in Nairobi. This in action-oriented forum will address various topics, namely Barriers for use of modern energy in poor urban settlements; Access to affordable clean modern energy options; Energy Efficiency for Buildings-in-use and Building Construction; Energy for water and sanitation services provision; and Energy efficiency and Transport. Global experts from governments, international organizations, universities and the private sector will have the opportunity to exchange and integrate various best practices, lessons learnt and perspectives, into the development of a programme of action for effectively improve energy access for the urban poor by marshalling the resources of public, private and community sectors.