the Ukrainian delegation headed by Minister of energy and protect the environment by Alexey Orzhel participate in the tenth session of the Assembly of the International Agency for renewable energies (International Renewable Energy Agency, IRENA) held 10-12 January 2020 in Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates, UAE).
Also in the delegation is the representative of Saee, namely Yuriy Shafarenko, Director of the Department of renewable energy sources.
President of the Assembly this year will be Deputy Prime Minister of Uganda His Excellency Ellie Kirunda Kivejinja.
Among the objectives of IRENA is to examine topical issues of global energy transformation, the intensification of efforts for the development of clean energy and its impact on the sustainable development of society.
Today, 10 January, on the eve of the opening of the Assembly, in the headquarters of the IRENA, scheduled high-level meetings, round tables, presentation of the platform Sustainable Energy Systems and conducting Youth forum IRENA.
the Official opening of the Assembly will be held on January 11. The second day of Assembly session will be devoted to the Ministerial plenary sessions.
According to IRENA, this year at the 10th session of the Assembly is expected to more than 1 500 participants from more than 160 countries, including government officials, business representatives, international organizations and the public.
Ukraine became a full member of IRENA in 2018. In cooperation with Agency experts in Ukraine were developed legislative framework for the implementation of "green" auction.
In 2019, at the invitation of Saee Director General of IRENA, Francesco La Camera visited Ukraine and performed at the tenth International investment forum for renewable energy, and also took part in the meeting with the Prime Minister of Ukraine A. Goncharuk.