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Fifth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum Opens Today


Posted in: Press Releases | 23 January 2017 | 354

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    The Fifth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF V) opens  in Nassau, The Bahamas, on Monday, 23 January, 2017, under the theme ‘Future Energy 2027’. Prime Minister of The Bahamas, the Hon. Perry Christie, will deliver the keynote address at the ceremony following remarks by representatives the German Agency for International Cooperation, the Government of Canada, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the World Bank, the United States Government, the Organisation of American States (OAS), and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat. CSEF was established as a biennial sustainable energy event in the Community. The Forum is intended to facilitate dialogue and actions towards the adoption of more robust policies and the transfer of appropriate technologies in renewable energy and energy efficiency in CARICOM. It seeks ultimately to enhance stakeholder support and contribution to diversification of the regional energy supply from its current fossil fuels base to a mix that includes significant renewable sources. Representatives of the media are invited to cover the following: Event: Opening Ceremony, Fifth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF V) Date: 23 January, 2017 Venue: British Colonial Hilton Nassau

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