Recognizing the importance of energy for sustainable development, the 2030 Agenda has established the Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) – the first-ever universal goal on energy, with five targets on access, efficiency, renewables and means of implementation.
The Global SDG7 Conference in Bangkok 21.-23. February will discuss how to achieve the goals for energy. NVE will participate in the side event 21st February, hosted by NORAD and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, focusing on hydropower as a part of the solution for sustainable development. NVE will give a presentation on the importance of capacity building and institutional cooperation to strengthen government institutions, enabling them for sustainable management of natural resources for renewable energy production.