Rules of Procedure of the Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)

The Assembly of the ISA is the apex decision-making body which comprises of representatives from each Member Country. The Assembly deliberates matters of substance such as the selection of the Director General, achievement of ISA objectives, its functioning, approval of operating budget and more.

This ultimate cohort of the ISA also assesses the implementation and aggregate effect of the Programmes and other activities under the Alliance, in terms of deployment of solar energy, performance, reliability, as well as cost and scale of finance. Thereupon, the Assembly determines the course of coordinated actions to be taken for the development and furtherance of the ISA Programmes.

The Assembly convenes annually wherein the ISA Member Country representatives exercise their votes to make all necessary decisions regarding the said matters, in the presence of non-voting participants including observers, prospective member nations, partner organizations and special invitees. The ISA Framework Agreement asserts that the Assembly may also meet under special circumstances.

First Assembly of the ISA

The first Assembly of the ISA was held from 2nd to 5th October 2018 in Greater Noida, National Capital Region, India.The event was held in collaboration with Second Global REINVEST, ISA India partnership, Renewable Energy and Investors Meet & Expo and was hosted by GOI. The 3-day convention included an Inaugural Session, unveiled by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi and the UN Secretary General, H.E. Mr. António Guterres on the 3rd October 2018, followed by the Assembly Session and Technical Sessions.

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