One year ago, Abu Dhabi was elected as headquarters of IRENA and Hélène Pelosse was elected as Interim Director-General.
Since then, membership of IRENA has doubled and the Agency now has 147 signatories. A total of 26 of them have already ratified IRENA’s treaty and more are "to follow shortly", says the organisation.
“This ratification pace is truly a record breaker. Member States do their best to quicken these sometimes lengthy processes. It shows the interest they have on the Agency” says Hélène Pelosse, Interim Director-General of the Agency.
During the first year the Agency has evolved from one staff member in Hélène Pelosse - to 38 originating from 23 different countries.