The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has launched the spring 2021 edition of its training programme. The programme runs for a period of three months and is open to final year undergraduate students currently based in the United Arab Emirates, or those with direct family in the Emirates.
Agency’s 11th Assembly brings almost 2000 participants including 70 Ministers together virtually to set the course for a year of critical energy discussions.
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) to underscore their continued commitment to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies in agri-food, fisheries and forestry chains and sustainable bioenergy.
Renewable energy is at the heart of global efforts to secure a sustainable future. Partnering with young people to amplify calls for the global energy transition is an essential part of this endeavour, as they represent a major driver of development, social change, economic growth, innovation and environmental protection.
IRENA spoke to the Permanent Representative of Tonga to the Agency, His Excellency Honourable 'Akau'ola, to learn more about the country’s ambitions and the importance of private sector involvement to the energy transition.
As global economies turn increasingly carbon neutral, IRENA drives hydrogen agenda and sees renewable hydrogen at least cost possible within decade.
The two-day virtual event gathered participants from government institutions, development partners, media and non-governmental organizations, serving as a platform for exchanging experiences, lessons learned and best practices in the LAC region regarding the NDC review, submission and implementation process.
IRENA analysis presents 14 concrete actions that can significantly accelerate the country’s uptake of renewable energy.
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