Carnegie – Advancing Synergies Between the U.S. and African Countries in Just Energy Transitions

Climate change is a defining issue for the African continent and is sure to feature prominently at the upcoming U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. this month. Synergies exist between the United States’ strategic interests in global climate action and African priorities for a just energy transition to a low-carbon future. These shared goals offer potential for job creation, increased productivity, and shared prosperity. What other opportunities and risks are involved in the pursuit of these shared goals? How can the U.S. and African countries advance this energy transition meaningfully for all nations?

The Carnegie Endowment is honored to welcome presidents from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region and senior U.S. government officials for a program on the margins of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. His Excellency President Hage Geingob of the Republic of Namibia and the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, Congressman Gregory Meeks, will share in a lively discussion on the United States’ global leadership in clean energy technology and African priorities for a just energy transition. Reception to follow.


Dec 12 2022


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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