The Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda joined the International Solar Alliance (ISA) as the 102nd member by signing the International Solar Alliance Framework Agreement, the India-led global green energy initiative. The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne signed the framework agreement in the presence of Indian High Commissioner Dr K. J. Srinivasa to catalyze global energy transition through a solar-led approach.
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ISA was jointly launched by India and France in 2015 during the 21st session of the United Nations Climate Change COP-21 in Paris, France to promote solar energy.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Antigua and Barbuda Capital: Saint John’s;
- Antigua and Barbuda Currency: East Caribbean Dollar;
- Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister: Gaston Browne.