ALER organized its Advisory Board meeting on May 3 on the SEforALL Forum site at Convento do Beato in Lisbon. There were 22 participants, both members of the Advisory Board and guests, representing the Governments of the Portuguese-speaking countries, companies members of ALER and international multilateral institutions, consultants, centers and networks relevant to the renewable energy sector.
This event allowed networking and information exchange among participants and created opportunities for future collaboration.
The meeting started with a welcome note from the ALER’s Advisory Board President, Vivian Vendeirinho representing ARE - Alliance for Rural Electrification, followed by ALER’s Executive Board President, Miquelina Menezes.
Next, ALER’s Executive Director Isabel Cancela de Abreu, presented the highlights of past activities , those planned for 2018 and the ones that the Association would like to implement in the future. In order to promote dialogue and enrichment of ALER's Actio Plan, participants were given the opportunity to present and describe their activities that could be relevant to ALER and to identify opportunities for collaboration. Finally there was also time for networking..
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The objectives of ALER's Advisory Board are discussing the state of the renewable energy sector in Portuguese-speaking countries and supporting the definition of the Association’s action lines. Its functions are to act as an advisory body to the Board, to give inputs about the strategy and action plan, to support the Association in pursuing its objectives and to promote new opportunities to support ALER'S development.