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World Bank building back better and greener with IHA training

28 July 2020

IHA delivers first online training course for World Bank Group staff

The World Bank is a major force in the development of renewable hydropower plants around the globe, providing expert advice, technical assistance and financing to governments in developing countries.

Together with its sister organisation, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the bank has supported a technology which is delivering green and affordable electricity for millions of people, helping to lift living standards and reduce global carbon emissions.

Operations and membership

Pablo joined IHA as Business Development Manager in January 2020.

He was earlier Regional Director at the EITI International Secretariat working with the Middle East and North Africa, governance and outreach.

Pablo has also worked at the Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global. 

He holds a Master's degree in War Studies from Kings College London and a Post Graduate Diploma in International Studies from the University of Barcelona. He also holds Bachelor's degrees in Political Science, Middle Eastern Studies and Anthropology from universities in Oslo and Trondheim, Norway.

Besides trying to understand the cultures of the Middle East, Pablo enjoys studying languages, diving and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Webinar: L’hydroélectricité Durable en Afrique

L’Afrique connaît une période de croissance démographique soutenue, avec une population estimée à 2 milliards d’ici 2050. Malgré un potentiel énorme en énergies renouvelables, le continent présente des déficits énergétiques importants. D’ici 2030, 655 millions d’africains seront sans électricité. 


Date: Thu, 07/02/2020 - 10:00 to 12:00
Location: Online
Type: Sector event

Mentoring scheme for women in hydropower seeks applicants

The Women in Hydropower Mentorship Program is now accepting applications for the 2020 - 2021 year

The program provides an opportunity for women to connect, generate new friendships and networks, and share experiences in a supportive environment. 

It is supported by the International Hydropower Association (IHA), WaterPower Canada, the U.S. National Hydropower Association (NHA), Northwest Hydroelectric Association (NWHA), Midwest Hydro Users Group (MHUG), and HydroVision International. 


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