Guterres appoints Ogunbiyi special rep for SEforALL
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres yesterday announced the appointment of Ms. Damilola Ogunbiyi as his Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and Co-Chair of United Nations Energy.
The UN scribe also welcomed the announcement by the Administrative Board of SEforALL that Ms. Ogunbiyi had been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SEforALL.
Ogunbiyi succeeds Rachel Kyte of the United Kingdom.
Guterres expressed gratitude to Ms. Kyte for her commitment to the UN, her achievements in accelerating universal energy access and her leadership in advancing sustainable energy transition in the context of the Paris Agreement.
The announcement could not have come at a better time as the world is about to enter the final decade to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 7 – access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030.
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