REN21 and 49 other stakeholder organisations worked to prepare 27 SDG 7 Policy Briefs. Collectively the briefs cover four main topics:
1. Advancing SDG 7 implementation
2. Strengthening interlinkages between SDG 7 and other SDGs
3. Addressing regional priorities
4. Accelerating transformation towards sustainable, inclusive and equitable energy future
The stakeholder approach was used to draw on cross-sectional interlinkages, maximise synergies and minimise duplication.
REN21 contributed to the Policy Brief #3: Substantially increase the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix. This brief emphasises the lag of renewable energy use in heating and cooling and transport sectors. It also highlights that efforts in end-use sector needs to be strengthened.
The work was carried out under the guidance of the multi-stakeholder SDG 7 Technical Advisory Group convened by UN DESA. These briefs are in preparation for the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development which will be held 9-18 July, 2018 in New York.
You can access the Policy Briefs here.