Special Representative of the Secretary-General and SEforALL CEO Delivers Remarks at UN Sustainability Week Stocktake on the Decade of Sustainable Energy for All

The United Nations held its first Sustainability Week from 15-19 April 2024. This united leaders from around the world in high level discussions to explore and promote sustainability in all economic activities, in line with the United Nations’ beliefs that sustainability is key in all industries.

As part of this, Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All, and Co-Chair of UN-Energy, spoke on behalf of the Secretary-General to an audience of esteemed guests.

She spoke about the progress towards achieving SDG7, noting that 675 million people still lack access to electricity and 2.3 billion people are without clean cooking solutions.

Read the full speech here

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