The Shura Council participated in the 9th International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Legislators Forum, held in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi under the theme 'Building Blocks for a Renewable Future: Accelerating Progress Towards the COP28 Pledge'. Shura Council Members Ali bin Ahmad al-Kaabi and Mohamed bin Omar al-Mannai represented the council at the forum.

The event was an occasion for policymakers, civil society, and the public and private sectors to discuss ways to create the appropriate conditions for the advancement of renewable energy sources. Participants also tackled enhancing energy sustainability efforts and decentralized renewable energy solutions, among other topics.

IRENA is a lead global intergovernmental agency for energy transformation that serves as the principal platform for international co-operation, supports countries in their energy transitions, and provides state of the art data and analyzes on technology, innovation, policy, finance and investment.
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