Global Launch of Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report & SDG7 Policy Briefs

Published annually by IEA, IRENA, UNSD, World Bank and WHO, Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report provided the most comprehensive look available at the world’s progress towards global energy targets on access to electricity, clean cooking, renewable energy and energy efficiency. This year’s report gave the international community the latest global dashboard to register progress on the SDG7 targets.

This high-level event hosted by the Group of Friends of Sustainable Energy (Norway, Denmark, Ethiopia and Pakistan) and supported by SDG 7 custodians agencies, presented findings of the report as well as of the Policy Briefs by the SDG 7 Technical Advisory Group. Discussions informed the upcoming High-level Political Forum in July, the High-level Dialogue on Energy in September, the Decade of Action to deliver the SDGs, and the implementation of the UN Decade of Sustainable Energy for All 2014-2024.

Concept note and agenda.

The event took place on Monday 7 June at 08:00 - 10:00 EDT (New York time) / 16:00 - 18:00 GST (Abu Dhabi time)