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All fifteen ECOWAS countries are recording COVID-19 cases and, sadly, mortalities. As of July 20, 2020, the region had a total of 107,716 confirmed cases and 1,710 deaths. Besides the citizen health and healthcare sector impacts, COVID-19 has also compounded other developmental challenges, leading ECOWAS member states to seek long-term solutions...
News - 10 Aug 2020
July 2020- RCREEE and the Red Sea Wind Energy (RSWE) Consortium, in cooperation with ECO Consult, have officially signed a framework agreement for Environmental and Social Management System Policy Manual for a 500 MW Wind Power Plant in the Gulf of Suez under Build, Own and Operate (BOO) scheme. The manual establishes a structure and system to...
News - 26 Jul 2020
July 15, 2020 - The Iraqi Engineers Syndicate, the Iraqi General Company for Exhibitions and Commercial Services, and the Baghdad Renewable Energy and Sustainability Center (BRESC) signed a strategic cooperation agreement to support the development of the renewable energy sector in Iraq. The newly signed agreement will support the promotion of...
News - 21 Jul 2020
30 June 2020 – Egypt: With more than 180 participating countries, Egypt’s “Conservation of migratory birds along the Red Sea/Rift Valley flyway” project won the Energy Globe Award for National Project 2020. For Over 20 years now, the Energy Globe Award has been honoring the best projects addressing environmental issues. This year, Egypt’s pioneer...
News - 14 Jul 2020
The United Nations Industrial Development Organisation ( U NIDO) and the Economic Community of Central African States ( ECCAS ) are partnering on the establishment of the Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency for Central Africa (CEREEAC) as part of the Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centres ( GN-SEC ). UNIDO and ECCAS...
News - 05 Jul 2020
Tehran, Iran, 23 June 2020 - The Economic Cooperation Organization ( ECO ) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization ( UNIDO ), with the financial support of the Austrian Development Agency ( ADA ), organized a regional meeting to validate the feasibility and viability of a Clean Energy Centre for the ECO region (CECECO). The...
News - 03 Jul 2020
The High-level Political Forum in July 2020 under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) follows the theme "Accelerated action and transformative pathways: realizing the decade of action and delivery for sustainable development ". The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust the world into turmoil, disrupting the status quo to an extent that...
News - 02 Jul 2020
30 June 2020, Using EVs -particularly in public transportation sector- can have numerous economic benefits for the country including reducing the country’s fossil fuel bill, availing cheaper transportation for the citizen and creating new business lines that will stimulate the economy, a new report by the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and...
Press Releases - 30 Jun 2020
June 23, 2020 - Tunisia: Ministry of Energy, Mines and Energy Transition announced the appointment of Eng. Fethi Hanchi as the Director-General of the National Energy Control Agency, succeeding Mr. Riyad Bin Rajab The Minister of Energy, Mines and Energy Transiti, H.E. Mr. Mongi Marzouk, headed the appointing ceremony of Eng. Hanchii after the...
News - 24 Jun 2020
On 23 June 2020 the Economic Cooperation Organization ( ECO ) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization ( UNIDO ), with the financial support of the Austrian Development Agency ( ADA ), are organizing a regional meeting to validate the feasibility and viability of a Clean Energy Centre for the ECO region (CECECO). Representatives...
News - 21 Jun 2020

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