Middle East Economic Survey


No 26



IRENA Chooses Abu Dhabi As Headquarters, Pelosse As Director General

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) chose Abu Dhabi as its headquarters during a gathering in Sharm al-Shaikh, Egypt, on 29 June and elected Helene Pelosse of France as its Director General. The choice of Abu Dhabi as IRENAs location makes it the first time that a city outside the developed world has been selected as the headquarters of an international...