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HELIO International is a non-governmental organisation based in Paris, France. HELIO team coordinates the development and execution of projects, liaises with energy experts and ensures regional representation on issues concerning energy sustainability.
Formed in 1997, HELIO is incorporated in France under the 1901 Law for Non-profit Associations and administered by a Board of Administration. Its work is directed by an Advisory Group (AG) who heads HELIO's global network. The Advisory Group is comprised of economists, geographers, urban-planners, engineers, who are specialized in supply- or demand-side energy issues.
HELIO International benefits from the guidance of a Scientific & Technical Committee (STC). The STC is made up of persons who have contributed internationally to the advancement of knowledge in the energy-environment field and of representatives from worker unions, institutes and other non-governmental international organisations. Regional activities are coordinated by a team of Regional Coordinators.
In addition to its Advisory Group, Scientific & Technical Committee and Regional Coordinators, HELIO has a number of independent energy expert members who contribute to and benefit from HELIO's work. HELIO counts more than a 100 energy analysts in over 40 countries as members of its network. Consultation with these analysts guide HELIO in determining in which countries and regions HELIO will work.
|HELIO counts various organisations among its funders including:
Climate & Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), UK | Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), France | Institut de l’énergie et de l’environnement pour la Francophonie (IEPF) Canada | Deutsch Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany | European Union DG Research | Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France | Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands.
Institutional Interface: HELIO is an accredited observer to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), Mission D.
NGO Networks: HELIO is also a member of numerous international NGO networks including ANPED, Climate Action Network, the European Environmental Bureau, INFORSE, and OECD Watch.
Légion d'Honneur awared to HELIO's Honorary Chairman
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Board of Administration Board Bios
||Nina Campbell, Lawyer - IEA, New Zealand |
||Christine Fiebig, Business and Energy analyst, France |
||Eleanor Morrison, Energy Finance - France|
||Hélène Connor, Founder - HELIO, France |
||Irene Beucler, Consultant, France |
||Valérie Blanchot-Courtois, Owner - Human Ventures & Vice President, Fédération Femmes 3000, France|
||Alain Guinebault, General Manager - GERES, France |
||Michel Labrousse, Energy Engineer - Association Global Chance, France|
||Yves Marignac, Director - WISE-France, France|
||Ibrahim Togola, Director- MFC Nyetaa, Mali|
||GERES, France |
||AGH-University of Science and Technology - Krakow, Poland|
|Emilio Lebre La Rovere
||Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
||UNDP-GEF, Senegal |
||Electricity Sector Consultant, New Zealand|
||Central European University, Hungary and IISD, Canada|
||SouthSouthNorth, South Africa|
||DG Climate Action, European Commission, Belgium|
||Energy Consultant, France|
Scientific & Technical Committee
||KIKO Forum, Japan|
||Green Earth, India|
||REMBIO Mexican Bioenergy Network, Morelia, Mexico|
|Clarissa Ricard Borchorst
||ECONOMIE D’ENERGIE, France|
||Sao Paulo University, Brazil|
||Environmental Resource Management, France|
||Climate Mitigation Services, USA |
||"Ethical Markets" and Ethical Markets Media, USA|
||Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France|
||Consultant, European Union|
||University Of Quebec, Canada|
||Sustainable Development Research Initiative, UBC, Canada|
||Canadian Labour Congress, Canada|
||Reset Online, Hong Kong|
||African Climate Policy Center, Ethiopia|
|Giap Van Dang
||EC Advisor, Nepal|
|Guert van de Kerk
||Sustainable Society Foundation, Netherlands|
|Alexander Van de Putte
||PFC Energy, Switzerland & Cambridge University, UK|
|Africa - English speaking
|Africa - French speaking
|Africa - North and Middle East
||Samir Allal |
|America - Latin and South
||Ricardo Cunha da Costa |
|America - North
||Laura E. Williamson|
|Asia - South East
||Ram M. Shrestha |
|Europe - Central and Eastern
||Adam Gula |
|Europe - Western
||Ian Shearer |