ISA 102 Member: Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda became the 102nd member of the ISA.
Abhinaya M

Updated: Jan 07, 2022 05:44:18 pm

07 January 2022 Current Affairs:Antigua and Barbuda became the 102nd member of the ISA.

  • Antigua and Barbuda became the 102nd member of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) after joining the International Solar Alliance Framework Agreement, a worldwide green energy effort sponsored by India. 
  • In the presence of Indian High Commissioner Dr. K. J. Srinivasa, Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda signed a framework agreement to stimulate global energy transformation through a solar-led approach.
  • In 2015, India and France together created the International Solar Alliance (ISA) to promote solar energy at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-21) in Paris, France.
  • Antigua and Barbuda's capital is Saint John's, its currency is the East Caribbean Dollar, and its prime minister is Gaston Browne.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French Prime Minister Francois Hollande jointly introduced the ISA at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) on November 30, 2015. 
  • Ban Ki-Moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, was also present.
  • According to the High Commission statement, the Paris Declaration creating the ISA notes that the countries have a collective aim to conduct innovative and concentrated efforts to reduce the cost of capital and cost of products for immediate deployment of solar production assets.
  • Mobilizing USD 1 trillion in solar investments by 2030 would pave the path for future solar generation, storage, and good technology for each prospective member country's particular needs.
Free Current Affairs to Your Email

Latest Current Affairs 2022

Appointments / Resign

Daniel Ortega: President of Nicaragua For 5th Term

Jan 27,2022 05:20:45 pm
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is sworn in for a fifth term on 10 January.
Fresherslive . 9 hours ago

Forex Crisis: India Supports Srilanka

Jan 27,2022 05:19:05 pm
India has provided financial aid to Sri Lanka in the amount of USD 900 million in loans to enable the island nation to replenish its low foreign reserves and purchase food.
Fresherslive . 9 hours ago
Indian Affairs

Kalpana Chawla Centre For Research Launched By Defence Minister

Jan 27,2022 05:17:25 pm
At Chandigarh University, Rajnath Singh inaugurates the Kalpana Chawla Centre For Research.
Fresherslive . 9 hours ago
Appointments / Resign

New ISRO Chief: Rocket scientist S Somanath

Jan 27,2022 05:15:41 pm
Dr. S Somanath, an experienced rocket scientist, has been named as the next chairman and Space Secretary of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Fresherslive . 9 hours ago
Appointments / Resign

Next IMFs Chief Economist: Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas

Jan 27,2022 05:14:02 pm
Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas has been named the next Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Fresherslive . 9 hours ago
Science & Technology

Evidence Of Water On Moon

Jan 27,2022 05:11:54 pm
China's Chang'e 5 lunar lander has discovered the first on-site evidence of water on the moon's surface.
Fresherslive . 9 hours ago

Golden Globe Awards

Jan 27,2022 05:10:28 pm
On January 9, 2022, the Golden Globe Awards were held behind closed doors.
Fresherslive . 9 hours ago

Earths Fifth-Hottest Year Is 2021

Jan 27,2022 05:08:57 pm
A report from the Copernicus Climate Change Service, a European Union program, was just made public. According to the research, 2021 was the seventh hottest year on the planet.
Fresherslive . 9 hours ago

Sri Lanka Inter-City Train

Jan 27,2022 05:07:29 pm
With the support of India, Sri Lanka established an inter-city train service. The project received diesel units from India.
Fresherslive . 9 hours ago
Indian Affairs

PSP-V 2.0: Passport Seva Program

Jan 27,2022 05:06:00 pm
Version 2 of the Passport Seva Program is an expansion of Version 1 of the Passport Seva Program.
Fresherslive . 9 hours ago

Daily Current Affairs 2022

Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily Current Affairs
Current Affairs PDF

Current Affairs 2022

Monthly Current Affairs PDF

Current Affairs 2022 January

January 27
News Quiz
January 25
News Quiz
January 24
News Quiz
January 22
News Quiz

Current Affairs 2021 December

December 31
News Quiz
December 30
News Quiz
December 29
News Quiz
December 28
News Quiz

Current Affairs 2021 November

November 30
News Quiz
November 29
News Quiz
November 27
News Quiz
November 26
News Quiz