Austria is very committed to drive the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals forward
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma highlighted the importance of access to affordable and sustainable energy
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma demonstrates how affordable and sustainable energy creates and drives women and youth employment
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the high-level speakers in the session: De-Risking Private Sector Operations in Frontier Markets
The third Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) Forum in New York
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the panellists at the Opening Segment and stock-taking Panel
H.R.H. Princess Abze spoke in Geneva how African innovation can be leveraged to benefit both displaced people and the communities that host them.
H.R.H. Princess Abze was one of the speakers about "Empowering fragile communities through energy access" at the first edition of the Africa Resilience forum
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the speakers invited to highlight Africas potential
PNDES meeting in Paris: a successful step forward for Burkina Faso
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma attended HLM2 as a keynote speaker on behalf of the private sector and invited by the ICC.
Countries at COP22 going ahead with implementation of Paris Agreement
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the contributors representing the African Private and Informal Sector
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the key speakers at the 21st annual WAIPA World Investment Conference in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 13-14, 2016.
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma spoke about the importance of access to Energy for the local African people at IOREC 2016
Creating shared value through Sustainable Investment
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma participated in the Forum "Do we need a Marshallplan for Africa?". The forum in Vienna was organised by Advantage Austria, the Foreign Trade Promotion Organisation of WKO Austria and discussed what role the private sector should play in African countries.
Promoting learning for the world of work
Providing Solutions and Resources for Sustainable Development by 2030
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma spoke during the high level luncheon and participated in the Business Dialogue
After attending the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma participated in the Private Sector Forum and in the Midterm Review in Antalya.
The Global Expertise Hub Informal sector got launched during Adaptation Futures 2016 in Rotterdam by H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the keynote speakers at the start of the meetings
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma invited to speak at the Paris Climate Agreement Signing Ceremony
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the participants at the roundtables on behalf of the Business sector, and she organised a side event to create more awareness for the informal sector
The Initiative MAMA-LIGHT for Sustainable Energy is selected as one of the 14 global breakthrough solutions for achieving the new Sustainable Development Goals.
From 2-4 June 2105 in LiLivingstone, Zambia, member states were together to discuss and agree how to further concretize the Vienna Declaration of Action
UNDP and AbzeSolar S.A. have joint forces to scale up the use of sustainable energy solutions in the sub-Saharan region for poverty eradication.
AbzeSolar in cooperation with UNDP and ICC organized on July 14 a Multi-Stakeholder Panel Session during the 3rd International Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa about Empowering the Informal Sector in Africa
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the speakers about this topic at the Business Forum during the 3rd UN Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the key note speakers at the P+sitive Economy forum from 16-19 September 2015 in Le Havre.
Students of the Sint-Janslyceum in Den Bosch brought money together with all kind of actions and donated MAMA-LIGHT lamps to a primary school in Burkina Faso
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was invited as a special guest to speak at TEDxWOMEN in Amsterdam
MAMA-LIGHT lamp at the General Assembly of the UN
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma represented the African Private Sector at the 3rd WCDRR
ChristmasAction 2014 of the Sint-Janslyceum in 's-Hertogenbosch
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma keynote speaker at the High Level Luncheon
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the 400 global leaders who attended the Climate Summit in New York
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the a speakers at the first annual Sustainable Energy for All Forum from 4-6 June 2014 at the UN Headquarters in New York.
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma is appointed to represent the African Private Sector in the Private Sector Advisory Group of the UNISDR.
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the speakers in the plenary session Investment in DRR: the Business Case
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma was one of the speakers of the "Gender and Women" Roundtable at the World Urban Forum organized by UN HABITAT
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma, CEO of AbzeSolar got interviewed by The Journal de Mali.
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma presented the MAMA-LIGHT Solar Lamp to the President of Mali
AbzeSolar and the APCMM have signed a strategic partnership to promote and to organize employment in Solar Energy
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma met with Ban Ki-moon during his trip to the Sahel
AbzeSolar S.A. and the Association of Regions of Burkina Faso (ARBF) have signed an agreement to together distribute the MAMA-LIGHT products in all Regions of Burkina Faso.
As part of the partnership between AbzeSolar S.A. and the Region of Sikasso the city of Sikasso has opened its first MAMA-LIGHT shops.
Over 3000 delegates, including AbzeSolar, from 125 countries together to discuss the future of cities and communities
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma had a good meeting with the President of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) Cheikh Hadjibou Soumare
AbzeSolar at the European Development days 2013
The launch in Burkina Faso, July 2013
Successful first launch of the MAMA-LIGHT Solar Reading Lamp in Bamako
AbzeSolar got a recognition award from the Ministry of Environment for their contribution to the 14th edition of the Environment weeks in Mali.
AbzeSolar and the Agency of Environment and sustainable Development in Mali (AEDD) signed a partnership to introduce and to promote sustainable energy solutions in Mali
AbzeSolar has been a lot in the newspapers, following the launch of its newest product: the MAMA-LIGHT Solar Reading Lamp
Part of the activities of AbzeSolar is building local capacity in Africa to design, install and maintain solar systems in a professional and sustainable way
Report from the 7th European Development Days.
AbzeSolar has been a lot in the news following the graduation of the first 50 certified technicians.
Official launch of the activities of AbzeSolar S.A. in Mali
The UN recently launched the initiative "Sustainable Energy for All". !6 April The European Union gave a strong commitment at the "EU Sustainable Energy for All Summit" in Brussels
In West-Africa the most logical and promising source of energy is solar energy.
The topic of the European Development Days this year was how to grow and to develop the African countries best.
The MAMA-LIGHT Initiative for Sustainable Energy
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Launch of the Global Expertise Hub Informal Sector at Adaptation Futures 2016 in Rotterdam
Rotterdam 11th May 2016
Following the side event, organized by AbzeSolar S.A. during the UN Financing For Developed Conference in Addis Ababa, and based on the recommendations of the Addis Agenda for Actions and the Vienna Program of Action “How to empower the Informal sector” H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma launched at Adaptation Futures 2016 the Global Expertise Hub for the Informal Sector as a means of implementation of the Agenda 2030.
The informal sector is an under-estimated and under-recognized driver of local economic growth. Empowering them is one of the most effective ways to stimulate sustainable economic and inclusive growth in Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States.
In several countries of Africa up to 90% of urban and rural workers have informal jobs. On average for all of Africa 84% of women are informally employed as compared to 63% of men
The Hub works with and on behalf of the informal sector. It is an expertise centrum that facilitates their empowerment via making information accessible for all stakeholders like the Investment Promotion Centers and by catalyzing actions oriented activities. It brings together the Top Down actions and the Bottom Up needs and challenges in a structured and integrated manner. It will turn challenges in opportunities and to accelerate local growth in a sustainable way.
Adaptation Futures 2016 is organized by the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA) together with the European Commission and the Government of the Netherlands.
It is a succesful platform where scholars, practitioners, policymakers and business people from all around the world went to connect, learn and inspire. It highlighted adaptation practices and solutions for people, governments and businesses all over the world.
The full results of Adaptation Futures can found here.
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma represented the informal sector of Africa and was one of the key note speakers. The Informal Sector got a lot of coverage. See below.H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma during the plenary Thursday session at Adaptation Futures 2016. For full recording click here.
H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma during the closing film at Adaptation Futures 2016. For full recording click here.
Intervention of H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma during the plenary Wednesday session at Adaptation Futures 2016. For full recording click here.
Interview with H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma Adaptation Futures 2016 By Wolfert Flying Reporters. For full recording click here.