Join the LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum in Pretoria in October!

Join the LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum in Pretoria in October!

Join the LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum in Pretoria in October!

The first LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum will be held in Pretoria, South Africa, from 3 to 6 October 2022, in a hybrid format (Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Pretoria Menlyn & online).

The LEAP-RE Stakeholder Forum is an event organized every second year to enrich the LEAP-RE Community by addressing the following key objectives:

  • Create and expand an international multi-stakeholder community dealing with renewable energy, science-based policymaking, funding and research, innovation, monitoring, evaluation and learning, in Africa and Europe;
  • Identify, design, and implement the services and functions of LEAP-RE; and
  • Foster collaboration between similar initiatives.


The Forum will seek to convene varying stakeholders within the Consortium, as well as participating stakeholders with interests in the African Union-European Union (AU-EU) renewable energy Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) cooperation. In particular the Forum will:

  • Host the kick-off of the 13 projects selected for funding by LEAP-RE (LEAP-RE Pillar 1)
  • Present the first results from the projects developed within LEAP-RE (LEAP-RE Pillar 2)
  • Initiate the co-development of a long-term AU-EU platform for the multilateral AU-EU cooperation through workshops and other activities (LEAP-RE Pillar 3)
  • Host a Renewable Energy School (RESchool) for students
  • Provide clustering and networking activities


You can book your tickets on our registration platform. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the associated health issues and travel restrictions, the event will be hybrid. It will also be possible to join the meeting on site or remotely. 

The LEAP-RE consortium gathers 83 African and European partners covering a wide range of sectors: education/research, private sector, policy and funding. Together, they are building a long-term partnership of African and European stakeholders committed to fostering research and innovation for the development of renewable energy.

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