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Webinar "Opportunities in Senegal: Energy and Related Sectors", 21 September 2023

Webinar "Opportunities in Senegal: Energy and Related Sectors", 21 September 2023

UNIDO ITPO Tokyo will organize a webinar “Opportunities in Senegal: Energy and Related Sectors” on 21 September 2023.

In Senegal, the energy demand has increased due to rapid population and economic growth. The government is working to increase power generation in order to reduce the gap between supply and demand by utilizing new gas resources and boosting the use of renewables.

This seminar will introduce the business opportunities created as Senegal’s energy sector continues to make diversified investments in energy, including renewable energy and natural gas.

Seminar Outline

Date:               Thursday, 21 September 2023
Time:               18:00-19:30 (JST) / 9:00-10:30 (Senegal time)
Venue:             Online (Zoom)    
Organizers:       UNIDO ITPO Tokyo
Language:         French – Japanese (Simultaneous interpretation)


MC: Ms. Aissatou Ndiaye, Advisor in Senegal, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo

18:00     Opening remarks
              H.E. Mr. IZAWA Osamu, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary,
              Embassy of Japan to Senegal
              H.E. Mr. Jean Antoine Diouf, Ambassador, Embassy of the Republic of Senegal in Japan 

18:10     Energy sector: Outcomes of the Forum “Invest in Senegal”              
              Ms. Adama Ndiaye Gueye, Head of Marketing department, APIX 

              Overview from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy              
              ‘Situation and global framework of the energy sector: reforms and opportunities’
              Ms. Oumy Khairy DIAO DIOP, Director of Strategy and Regulation                                

              ‘Collaboration with Japan in the field of hydrocarbons: progress and opportunities’
              Mr. Papa Samba BA, Director of Hydrocarbons

              National Strategy from Waste to Energy:
              Mr. Fadel Fall, Director, Development and Circular Economy
              National Company for integrated waste management (SONAGED)

              Opportunities in Renewable Energy
              Mr. Abdoulaye BA, Vice President,
              COPERES SENEGAL

              Introduction of UNIDO – JCM                           
              Mr. Kazumasa Nagamori, Division of Decarbonization and Sustainable Energy, UNIDO                                  

19:00     Q&A

19:25     Closing remarks
Ms. Fumio Adachi, Head, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo


For more information, please contact:

Ms. Imazu/ Ms. Horiguchi, UNIDO ITPO Tokyo