Speakers: Laura Cozzi, Hannah Daly and Molly Walton. Emanuela Colombo, UNESCO CHAIR in Energy for Sustainable Development, Politecnico di Milano joins as guest speaker. This report, available for download at www.iea.org/energyaccess, provides: - A pathway for achieving access to modern energy for all by 2030, identifying policy priorities, detailing investment needs, and the role that decentralised and on-grid solutions may play - Expanded and updated IEA electricity and clean cooking access databases, and an assessment of the status for all developing countries, reviewing recent trends and policy efforts up to 2016 - A global and regional electricity and clean cooking access outlook to 2030, with a dedicated chapter on sub-Saharan Africa - An analysis of how energy development can unleash economic growth in sectors such as agriculture, and explores how energy access intersects with other issues such as gender, health and climate change The annual WEO is the IEA’s flagship analytical publication and a vital guide to future energy trends. In this webinar, you’ll hear directly from the report’s lead authors about the report’s main messages and findings. We’ll also be responding to your questions and comments, submitted either online during the event or in advance by e-mail to WEO@iea.org. This is the first webinar in a series that will present the key findings and analysis from the World Energy Outlook 2017.