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Francesco La Camera appointed Director General of the International Renewable Energy Agency


Written by Frédéric Dubessy on Monday, January 14th 2019 à 13:24 | Read 31 times



Francesco La Camera takes the lead of the international organisation in charge of sustainable development (photo: Twitter)
Francesco La Camera takes the lead of the international organisation in charge of sustainable development (photo: Twitter)
WORLD. Francesco La Camera, current Director General for Sustainable Development, Energy and Climate at the Italian Ministry of the Environment, was appointed Director General of Irena, Sunday 13 January 2019, in Abu Dhabi during the assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena).

He will succeed Adnan Z.Amin, managing director since 2011, for four years from 4 April 2019.



 


Francesco La Camera led the European and Italian negotiating teams at COP20 in Lima and had headed the Italian delegation at the three previous COPs. From 2003 to 2010 he was Professor of Environmental and Land Economics at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Rome. He has a degree in Political Science from the University of Messina.

The intergovernmental organisation Irena, created in 2009 and based in Abu Dhabi, has 160 members plus 23 in the process of accession. Its mission is the promotion of renewable energy worldwide and the exchange of information among its members.



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