Vanuatu has joined world leaders from more than 20 countries, to sign the International Solar Agreement (ISA).
Minister of Climate Change, Ham Lini, signed the ISA, Minister Ham Lini signed the International Solar Alliance with the Indian Minister of Climate Change, after delivering a high level statement to the UN conference plenary.
This is a strategic decision to strengthen the diplomatic ties with the government of India, other nations in the development and the deployment of renewable energy (e.g. solar).
The partnership aligns well with Vanuatu’s new sustainable development goals, the country’s obligations under the Paris Agreement and the Vanuatu National Energy Roadmap.
It seeks to mitigate climate change, improve access to reliable, affordable and clean energy and to achieve sustainable development.
The ISA headquarters will be based in India and Vanuatu will be one of the first beneficiaries of this new international organisation.
The ISA will facilitate the use of solar power among millions of unserved and underserved people all over the world.