Energy Minister in UAE for global renewable energy  meeting

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Minister  for  Energy,  John-Peter  Amewu  together  with a  delegation  from  the  Ministry  and  Energy  Commission  are  representing  the  country  at  the ninth  session  of  the  Assembly  of  International  Renewable  Energy  Agency  (IRENA). 

The meeting  is  scheduled  to  take  place  from  January  10  –  13,  2019,  at  the  St  Regis  Saadiyat Island,  Abu  Dhabi,  United  Arab  Emirates.

The  Honourable  Minister  will  be  delivering  an  address  on  the  scaling  up  of  renewable energy  development  in  Africa  during  the  African  Ministerial  roundtable  section.

The  International  Renewable  Energy  Agency  (IRENA)  is  an  intergovernmental  organisation that  supports  countries  in  their  transition  to  a  sustainable  energy  future,  and  serves  as  the principal  platform  for  international  cooperation,  a  centre  of  excellence,  and  a  repository  of policy,  technology,  resource  and  financial  knowledge  on  renewable  energy.

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  energy  agenda  and  make concrete  steps  to  accelerate  the  global  energy  transition.

The delegation accompanying the Minister includes Dr.  A. K.  Ofosu-Ahenkorah, Executive Secretary of Energy Commission, Mr.  Wisdom  Ahiataku-Togobo,  Director  in  charge  of Renewable  and  Alternative  Energies  at  the  Ministry  of  Energy,  and  Nana  Kofi  Oppong Damoah,  Head  of Communications  and  Public  Affairs  at  the  Ministry  of  Energy.


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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