Eamon Ryan elected to co-chair key meeting of International Energy Agency

A government statement said Ryan was elected to co-chair the meeting based on his ‘internationally acknowledged expertise in renewable energy and climate change’

Eamon Ryan: Minister for the Environment will effectively serve as co-chair of the International Energy Agency’s governing board for two years. Picture: Arthur Carron

Eamon Ryan, the Minister for the Environment, has been elected to co-chair the 2024 ministerial meeting of the governing board of the International Energy Agency (IEA), an intergovernmental body that advises on the global energy sector.

Ryan will serve alongside Agnès Pannier-Runacher, France’s Minister for Energy Transition, at a meeting of ministers in February 2024, in an event that marks the 50th anniversary year of the IEA.

A government statement said Ryan was elected to ...