Every other year, a committee of YES-DC organizes a debate on energy and development (DEO). Below, the presentations of this year’s debat can be found in the program. The theme was "How can modern energy in developing countries be financed?". The debate has been financially supported by Hivos and NCDO.
There are several downloads available of the day:
1. The summary of the complete day
2. The program of the day (including biographies)
3. The official invitation
4. Background information and the aim of the day
5. Pictures of the event on picasa
CO2-emissions of the event have been compensated by Hivos Klimaatfonds.
Program of the day (Saturday 29 May 2010)
|9.00 – 9.30||Registration with coffee / tea|
|9.30 – 9.35||Opening of DEO Day||YES-DC Chair|
|9.35 – 9.40||Moderator’s opening remarks||Paul Hassing|
|9.40 – 10.10||Keynote Address:
Carbon Financing for Renewable Energy – Beyond the CDM
First Climate, Switserland/Cameroon
|10.10 – 10.30||Carbon Finance: The potential development impact of Certified Emissions Reduction projects||Edwin Dalenoord,
Do-Inc / Ecofys
|10.30 – 10.50||Renewable Energy promotion: the role of Technology Transfer||
Heleen de Coninck
|10.50 – 11.10||Questions / Discussion||Moderator|
|11.10 – 11.30||Coffee / Tea break|
|11.30 – 12.10||Focus Group Debates||Moderated by:|
|1: The future of Certified Emission Reductions
How will the CERs markets develop most likely?
What are important developments driving this market?
|2: Developing country perspective on the benefits of CERs
Do African countries really benefit from CERs at the moment?
Where are interesting niches?
|3: Development and Climate Change: clashing goals?
How does climate change (finance) affect economic development?
|12.10 – 12.30||Presentation of main outcomes of debates|
|12.30 – 13.30||Networking Lunchbreak|
|13.30 – 13.50||Support to Renewable Energy through Carbon Finance – An NGO approach||Harrie Oppenoorth,
|13.50 – 14.10||Innovative way to support Renewable Energy with carbon finance: the Fair Climate Fund||Neera van der Geest
ICCO / Fair & Sustainable B.V.
|14.10 – 14.30||Trading Green: The current state of the CER market||Jan-Willem Martens
Independent consultant on carbon finance
|14.30 – 15.00||Questions / Discussion||Moderator|
|15.00 – 15.30||Coffee / Tea break|
|15.30 – 16.00||Breakaway Sessions:||Moderated by:|
1: The way forward for CERs
|2: The way forward for VERs
How can we improve the way VERs are created, traded, registered?
|Neera van der Geest|
|3: The way forward for Technology Transfer
How can we utilise the technology transfer opportunities for promotion of renewable energy?
|Heleen de Coninck|
|16.00 – 16.30||Presentation of findings / Discussion|
|16.30 – 17.00||Summary of the day||Moderator|
|17.00 – 18.00||Networking drinks|
Previous themes have been:
- 2010 How can modern energy for developing countries be financed?
- 2006 Bio-energy and Sustainability. Can we have both?
- 2004 Public Private Partnerships: the best way to provide energy services to the poor?
- 2002 Liberalising the energy sector in developing countries: Solving the problems of the poor?
- 2000 Is Sustainability a Necessary Criterion for Climate Policy?