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Eighth Session of the IRENA Assembly

The eighth session of the Assembly of IRENA took place from 13-14 January 2018 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Assembly is the Agency’s supreme decision-making body and brings together Heads of State, Ministers, government officials, and representatives from the private sector, civil society and other international organisations to reaffirm the global renewable...

  • 13 – 14 January 2018
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  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ninth Session of the IRENA Assembly

The ninth session of the Assembly of IRENA took place from 11-13 January 2019 at the St. Regis Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Assembly is the Agency’s supreme decision-making body.

  • 10 – 13 January 2019
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  • Energy Transition
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  • Abu Dhabi, UAE

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Second IRENA Assembly ends on auspicious note

The successful conclusion of the Second Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today signals a new era for the Agency and recognition of the strategic importance of its mandate – to increase the worldwide adoption and deployment of renewable energy.

  • January 2012

Renewable Energy Post-COP21: Seizing the Opportunity at IRENA Assembly

The Paris Agreement was a watershed for the global energy transition. Nearly 190 countries outlined their current plans and strategies to reduce emissions and adapt to rising temperatures in their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) and the majority refer to energy transformation as a key component of their contributions.

  • January 2016

IRENA Assembly sets agenda for renewable energy future

Delegates from 150 countries arrived in Abu Dhabi during the weekend for the opening of the third session of the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on 13-14 January. The Assembly is the foremost annual renewable energy event, setting the global policy agenda for the transition to a sustainable future based on renewable resources and technologies

  • January 2013

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IRENA Assembly to chart international pathway to double renewable energy by 2030

Ministers and senior officials from more than 150 countries will chart the way forward to double the world’s share of renewable energy by 2030, at the 2013 IRENA Assembly from 13-14 January in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

  • January 2013

Tenth Session of the IRENA Assembly

The tenth session of the Assembly will take place on 11 and 12 January 2020 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  

  • 11 – 12 January 2020
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  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

IRENA Youth Forum: The New Generation of Decision Makers at the 10th IRENA Assembly

IRENA’s inaugural youth forum will be held on the margins of the Agency’s tenth Assembly. Structured under the theme Renewables beyond 2030: The key role of Youth in the Global Energy Transformation, the Agency’s first major event for and on youth recognises the vital role that young people play in achieving climate stability and advancing the...

  • 10 January 2020
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  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

IRENA Assembly Set for Record Participation as 125 Ministers Gather to Discuss Energy Transformation

Scaling-up renewable energy world-wide key priority as global leaders and representatives from 160 countries join more than 1,200 participants for Agency’s ninth Assembly which will elect a new Director-General.

  • January 2019

Renewables Can Lead the World's Response to Climate Change

IRENA will deliver a clear message during the 74th Session of the UN Assembly and the Climate Action Summit next week. Limiting climate change within 11 years is possible, but global energy investments must pivot away from fossil fuels and into low-carbon technologies such as renewables.

  • September 2019