Welcome to the INSTRAW LIBRARY, a compilation of around 600 publications produced by the former UN International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW), which served as the leading UN institute devoted to research, training and knowledge management to achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment. INSTRAW, along with DAW, OSAGI and UNIFEM, came together in 2010 to establish the present UN Women.

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The Legacy of INSTRAW

In addition to the INSTRAW Library, the UN Women Training Centre presents the publication “The legacy of INSTRAW in promoting the rights of women. A historical record of the Institute between 1976 and 2010”, which intends to pay tribute to the story of INSTRAW as well as to the women’s movements and governments which supported it.

ID: 1991-T-ENE-AFR
Reference: Report of the Regional Training Workshop on "Women and Renewable Energy Sources". (1991). Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: INSTRAW.
Year: 1991
Description: This report summarizes the deliberations of the seminar which was organized in Tripoli, Libya from 1 to 8 December 1990 on women and renewable energy sources. The aim of the workshop was to apply a multi-media training package on "Women and New and Renewable Sources of Energy" for Arabic African countries. Presentations included in the report deal with the following topics: women's need in Africa and their link with renewable resources of energy, wind energy conversion systems, biogas production and applications, education and training in NRSE projects and programmes, design and implementation of said projects and programmes, and other forms of renewable energy.
Instraw's Mandate: Training
Theme: Energy
Keywords: Renewable Energy Sources, Ecological Damage, Formal Employment
Geographic Area: Africa
Languages: English
Type of Product: Report
Disponibility: Printed
LinkToFile: PDF FILE