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Sustainable Energy for All
1 Nov 2011 -  Briefing organized by the Executive Office of the Secretary-General.

The purpose of the briefing is to; 1. announce the finalized composition of the High-level Group, and; 2. release the Secretary-General’s vision statement detailing his three objectives: to secure universal access to modern energy services; double the rate of improvement in energy efficiency; and double the share of renewable energy in the global mix.

Participants: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; President of the General Assembly H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser; Assistant Secretary-General, Olav Kjorven, UNDP, who will read a statement on behalf of UNDP Administrator - and member of the Secretary-General’s High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All - Helen Clark; George Assaf, Director and New York representative of United Nations Industrial Development Organization, who will read a statement on behalf of Kandeh Yumkella, Director-General of UNIDO and Co-Chair of the Secretary-General’s High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All.