The regional workshop is organized under the strategic framework of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) on strengthening the capacity of governments on mainstreaming the energy-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into their national development plans.
Workshop participants will consider mechanisms related to technology transfer from a technical, institutional and financial perspectives. Among other issues, they will discuss technologies for: energy efficiency; desalination and water pumping; efficiency, production, treatment and transport of fresh water and wastewater; and renewable energy.
The workshop will also address local manufacturing and related challenges in the Arab region, issues related to water and energy considerations when transferring new technologies, indicators for the follow-up of transferring renewable energy technologies, the efficient use of resources at the operational and maintenance levels of water and energy facilities, as well as the requirements for an appropriate and supportive environment for technology transfer.
dates: 30-31 October 2017
location: Amman, Jordan