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Satellite Events

IEPAW satellite events are events hosted by Partner organisations within the theme of energy poverty action, but separate to the main programme of events. Please do make sure to check them out!

[Monday 20th February]

University of Manchester People & Energy Collaborative Meeting

The People & Energy Collaborative group is a group of researchers based at the University of Manchester, UK, exploring the connections between people, energy and place. Our Collaborative will host a meeting on Monday 20th February as part of IEPAW, discussing the interlinkages between energy and crisis.

You can find out more about us on our Twitter feed – @UoMPeopleEnergy

[Wednesday 22nd February]

Shaping the eco-social contract – Perspectives on just energy transitions from around the world

Organised by UNRISD and the Green Economy Coalition [16.00-17.15 CET]

A basic principle of the just transition towards ecologically and economically sustainable societies is the need to address the challenges of the energy sector – and accompanying crises of energy poverty and energy insecurity. The development of a reliable, sustainable, affordable, energy sector that can meet these challenges is arguably the largest economic transition facing every region and society. Attempts to reshape the social contract, and embed ecological priorities, must grapple with the practical and ethical challenges of a just energy transition – and learn lessons from different regions and approaches.

This webinar – co-hosted with International Energy Poverty Action Week (IEPAW) – draws on the work of the Global Research and Action Network for a New Eco-Social Contract and Carlos Villaseñor’s Issue Brief ‘Evaluating Existing Transformations: The Case for a Just Energy Transition’ to open up a conversation on how different regions are attempting to shape just energy transitions at a time of global energy insecurity.

Our global south-based panel will respond to the research of the network, and present their own experiences and priorities from where they are working to achieve just transition in the energy sector.

Register here:

  • Carlos Villaseñor – Project Manager at Ombudsman Energía México
  • Gunjan Jhunjhunwala – Programme Lead at CEEW
  • Chris Hopkins – Economic Policy Lead at Green Economy Coalition
  • Prapimphan Chiengkul – Associate Fellow at ISEAS
  • Abel Gaiya – Energy Access Manager at Clean Tech Hub Nigeria

[Wednesday 22nd February]

Seminar: “From niche to mainstream – energy poverty data and policies in the EU”

Organised by the University of Trieste

Speaker: Giorgos Koukoufikis (JRC – European Commission)

Time: 16.30 – 18:30 CET

Join the session on MS Teams:

Organisers and Partners