Setting the Context: Challenges and Opportunities

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Leslie Cordes
Director of Partnership Development, Energy and Climate, United Nations Foundation
Gail Karlsson
Adviser, United Nations Development Programme and ENERGIA
Richenda Van Leeuwen
Renewable Energy Access Advisor and Former Senior Advisor, Good Energies, Inc.
Isobel Coleman
Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

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