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Global Energy Efficiency Action Initiative


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Edition: 2009
4 pages


This paper proposes that the 2009 G8 Summit launch an ambitious 2-year "Global Energy Efficiency Action Initiative" (GEEA Initiative). The aim of the initiative will be to achieve maximum implementation of energy efficiency. This will be achieved by providing:

- Involve conducting a series of 10 regional and thematic technical capacity building seminars targeting officials and relevant private sector stakeholders involved in the technical details of energy efficiency policy development, implementation and evaluation.

- Involve conducting a series of 10 regional and thematic information-dissemination seminars for high-level decision makers and politicians.

- Establish a technical assistance centre [hotline] based at the IEA.

- a report to the G8 Summit in France in 2011 on achievement of GEEA Initiative goals.