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PRESENTATION OF CREDENTIALS TO THE DIRECTOR GENERAL INTERNATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY AGENCY (IRENA)

Tuesday, 6th March 2018
H.E. Nimisha J. Madhvani, Uganda's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates has been appointed as the country's Permanent Representative to the Abu Dhabi-based International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).

Ambassador Nimisha Madhvani presented her credentials as Uganda's Permanent Representative to Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of the IRENA, at a brief ceremony held on Monday 05th March 2018 at the IRENA's headquarters in eco-friendly Masdar City, Abu Dhabi.

In line with the 2030 SDG's, The country attaches great importance and commitment to the renewable energy sector and believes that only through a concerted collaborative approach the goal of sustainable energy future can be realized for Ugandans. 

The presentation of credentials further demonstrates the reconfirmation of the strategic vision and commitment of Uganda's Head of State and Government to renewable clean energy and the broad socio-economic benefits open to Uganda.

 IRENA is an inter-governmental Organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future and serves as the principal platform for international cooperation. It was founded in Bonn, Germany, in January 2009. It promotes the widespread adoption and sustainable use of all forms of renewable energy in the pursuit of sustainable development. 

The African Clean Energy Corridor, which includes Uganda, is one of the major achievements of IRENA thus far.

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