European Development Days 2022

Maximizing Impacts of Energy Access –

How can green and just energy transitions catalyze development opportunities?

WISIONS will co-host a Lab Debate at the European Development Days 2022. The 15th edition of the event will take place from 21 – 22 June in Brussels, Belgium under the motto: Global Gateway: building sustainable partnerships for a connected world. You can register for the event till 17th June.

The debate will highlight the potential of energy as an enabler to virtually all other SDG’s and discuss the question of how to maximize the developmental impacts of energy access. It will share researchers’ perspectives and give an insight to our speaker’s long-standing practical experiences in policy making and project planning.


Willington Ortiz Orozco, Researcher Wuppertal Institute for Climate Environment and Energy; Project Coordinator WISIONS of Sustainability

Bärbel Höhn, Former Minister of State North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany; Member of the Deutschen Bundestag (2005-2017); Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development Special Representative for Energy in Africa

Silvia Sartori, ENERGIA International Network on Gender & Sustainable Energy; Senior Project Manager, Women’s Economic Empowerment

Sambatra Ramiandrasoa, Directeur Général de l’Energie et des Hydrocarbures

Moderated by:

Diane Röschen, Communications and Marketing Expert, Energypedia

Find more infos on the session on the website of the European Development Days 2022.

We are looking forward to meeting you there!