WHAT WE DO AT IES

About IES

The Institute for Energy Security (IES) is civil society organization (CSO) established in Ghana in 2016 to contribute to policy interventions in the energy sector: the power sectors, petroleum sectors (upstream, midstream and downstream), Gas sectors through evidence-based research, analysis, publications and advocacy. We have a strong background in advocacy, policy analysis, and community mobilization. IES possess a deep understanding of the energy and natural resource sectors in the region, as well as the social, economic, and environmental impacts of these industries.

The Institute for Energy Security has experience in engaging with governments, industry stakeholders, and local communities to promote sustainable and equitable energy and natural resource governance. Our diverse team of researchers are trained in relevant international and local laws, regulations, and policies related to energy and natural resource governance, and have the ability to analyze and interpret complex technical information.

IES has over the years been credited with conducting research, generating evidence-based policy recommendations, and advocating for policy change at local, national, and regional levels. Our approach is to employ different strategies to ensure that we make the duty bearers to listen, these include media engagement, coalition-building, and public outreach. IES has over the years been credited with conducting evidence-based research, providing thoughtful policy recommendations, and advocating for policy change at local, regional and national levels. Our approach is to employ different strategies to ensure that we make the duty bearers to listen, these include media engagement, coalition-building, community engagement and public outreach.

The Institute for Energy Security has experience engaging with governments, industry stakeholders, and local communities to promote sustainable and equitable energy and natural resource governance. Our diverse team of researchers are trained professionals in relevant international and local laws, regulations, and policies related to energy and natural resource governance, and have the ability to analyze and interpret complex technical information.

Our Vision

To become the preferred body that research and advocate on energy security, and that which develops and deliver top-notch data, skills, knowledge, and good practices for the global energy industry.

Our Mission

To lead the discussion on the issue of energy security, and propagate the linkage of energy to food, water, health, human rights, and the environment.

Core Value

Integrity: Working with professionalism and honesty, and honoring our commitments. Excellence: Committed to being the best team, and delivering the best service. Sustainability: Committed to ensuring sustainable energy nexus.