The Statute of IRENA stipulates that membership in the Agency is open to those States that are members of the United Nations and to regional intergovernmental economic integration organisations, willing and able to act in accordance with the objectives and activities laid down in the Statute.
Information on how to become a Member
Currently, IRENA has 150 Members and 28 States have started the formal process of becoming Members.
Members of the Agency
States in the process of becoming Members (Signatories/States in Accession)
IRENA Members - 150
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brunei, Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Comoros, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, European Union, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Latvia, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia(Federated States of), Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Kingdom of the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
States in the process of becoming Members (Signatories/States in Accession) - 28*
Austria, Burundi, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Congo, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Syrian Arab Republic, Timor-Leste, Ukraine, United Republic of Tanzania, Uzbekistan.
* This list does not include those States that qualify as ‘applicants for membership’ pursuant to Article VI.B.2. of the IRENA Statute.
The map is an abstract representation of IRENA membership. Areas and boundaries on this map are represented as an approximation.
The designations employed and the presentation of materials [herein][in this map] do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the International Renewable Energy Agency concerning the legal status of any region, country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.