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International cooperation and enduring partnerships with all stakeholders are essential to accelerate the transition towards renewable energy.

Multilateral partnerships: Initiatives

  • SIDS Lighthouses Initiative

    SIDS Lighthouses Initiative

    This initiative is a framework for action which brings together 38 SIDS and 31 partners to support island's energy transformation and climate action.
  • Global Geothermal Alliance

    Global Geothermal Alliance (GGA)

    GGA serves as a platform for dialogue, cooperation and coordinated action between the geothermal industry, policy makers and stakeholders worldwide to increase the use of geothermal energy, both in power generation and direct use of heat.
  • Youth engagement

    Youth Engagement

    IRENA encourages youth to identify the role that they can play in shaping the energy transition within their communities and engages youth through capacity-building initiatives on governance, education and innovation.
  • Parliamentary network

    Parliamentary network

    IRENA engages with members of parliament and legislators globally, disseminating relevant and up-to-date information, establishing an active network of renewable energy champions, and facilitating exchanges best practices.

Multilateral partnerships: Cooperation platforms

  • Collaborative-Frameworks

    Collaborative Frameworks

    Collaborative Frameworks are serving as effective vehicles for dialogue, peer-to-peer collaboration and exchange of knowledge among Member countries and beyond.
  • Coalition for Action

    Coalition for Action

    Coalition brings together over 120 leading renewable energy players including private sector companies, industry associations, civil society, research institutes and intergovernmental organisations to promote the wider and faster uptake of renewable energy technologies.
  • Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform

    Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) Platform

    ETAF is an inclusive, multi-stakeholder climate finance platform. ETAF pursues facilitating capital mobilisation to scale up the development of renewable energy projects to advance the energy transition across emerging markets.
  • Climate Investment Platform

    Climate Investment Platform (CIP)

    A join initiative with a mandate to increase capital mobilisation and renewable energy investment in developing countries. IRENA focuses on technical assistance for projects to reach commercial feasibility readiness for matchmaking with financial institutions or partners.


    IOREC is the global platform dedicated to sharing experience, best practices, identifying synergies and forging partnerships in off-grid renewable energy
  • Global Offshore Wind Alliance (GOWA)

    Global Alliance bringing together governments, the private sector, international organisations to accelerate the global deployment of offshore wind technologies.

Bilateral partnerships

IRENA engages bilaterally with private sector organisations, institutions and governments through sectoral approaches.

  • Private sector partnerships

    Private sector partnerships

    Guidelines for co-operation with the private sector and information on current private sector partnerships set with an aim to advance energy transformation.