From July 25 to 27 – in Cairo AREI organized the 2nd edition of the African Renewable Forum, co-organized with the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy. More than 600 participants – 51 countries, 43 African and global regional organizations attended the 2nd edition of the AREI Forum.

The objective of the forum – in view of the delay caused by the global Covid 19 pandemic – was to present the implementation of the commitments of Phase 1 – 10 GW (2020) of Clean and Renewable Energy and to commit to the ambitious target of 300 GW of RE by 2030 by objectively sharing observations on the reality of global warming caused by the most polluting countries of which Africa is a victim, while giving orientations for the future of this continent in particular and the planet in general, by engaging more actively in RE in order to actively contribute to
the fight against global warming. AREI Hybrid Forum was opened from Namibia by:
H.E. Dr. Hage GEINGOB,
President of the Republic of Namibia,
Interim Chairman of AREI Board of Directors
In the presence of:
H.E. Dr. Mohamed Shaker EL-MARKABI – Minister of Electricity and
Renewable Energy, Egypt
H.E. Dr. Amani ABOU-ZEID – Commissioner for Infrastructure and
Energy, African Union Commission,
Ms. Ségolène Royale President of COP 21
H.E. Yonis Ali GUEDI – Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Djibouti;
Mrs. Carla MONTESI – Director of International Partnerships, European Union
Mr. Francesco LA CAMERA – Director General of IRENA
H.E. Mr. Marc BARETY – Ambassador of France to Egypt
H.E. Prof. Kariuki Kevin KANINA – Vice President for Energy, AfDB – represented by Mr. Monojeet PAL
Dr. Augustine NJAMNSHI, Continental Coordinator of the African Coalition for Sustainable Energy and
Access (Civil Society)
Dr. Chantal COLLE – Acting Director of AREI-IDU, member of the Technical Committee in charge of
West Africa.

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