Vienna Energy Forum

9 May 2017 | 12 May 2017

Category/Theme: Other Buildings & Construction - Related Events - Sustainable Energy

Organizer: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO); Austrian Development Agency (ADA); International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA); Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Federal Ministry of the Republic of Austria; and Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL)

Location: Vienna, Austria


Summary: The Vienna Energy Forum 2017 aims to contribute to the successful implementation of the SDGs and the Paris Agreement. It will serve as a platform for discussing and highlighting the importance of the linkages between climate and development as well as the synergies among the SDGs, and the importance of joint and integrated approaches for a successful implementation. The Forum will explore the role of innovation in opening up new avenues for achieving SDG 7 “Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all“ and related SDGs. The implementation of these goals and of the Paris Climate Agreement calls for an unprecedented global transformation process that extends far beyond the energy sector.


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