Watch SCI's Side Event at this year's United Nations High-Level Political Forum 2023

2:27 PM on Jul 12, 2023


Solar Cookers International (SCI) showcased solar cooking as a cross-cutting solution for implementing the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at its Side Event at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF 2023).


Guest speakers included: 

  • Caroline Ochieng, Finance Specialist (Clean Cooking), Sustainable Energy for All
  • Dr. Hans Andre Djamba, Country Coordinator, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Green Climate Fund
  • Bernard Ndaye Nkanka, Professor, Institut Supérieur des Techniques Appliquées (I.S.T.A.) Kinshasa
  • Ecomandate Foundation, Kenya
  • and more! 

SCI and featured guest panelists highlighted how initiatives at all levels, from grassroots projects to global advocacy, help expedite the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how language in a Voluntary National Review can create an enabling environment for scaling solar cooking. Advocates from diverse regions where solar cooking can be most impactful, like Kenya and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, spotlighted various solar cooking applications, evidence-based results, and interlinkages to the SDGs.