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Friday, August 01, 2014

OAS Co-organized Workshops in Colombia on Closed Cycle Production and Circular Economy

The Organization of American States (OAS) held two workshops this week in Colombia on “Closed Loop Cycle Production and Circular Economy: an Innovative Vision of Productivity,” in the framework of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA).
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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Honduras: A step closer to energy sustainability

“The government of Honduras and the Organization of American States (OAS) launched the first pilot ethanol plant in the country on July 15. The successful completion of this joint initiative represents a turning point in the process of realizing the aspiration of leading the country towards energy sustainability.
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Secretary General of the OAS and President Hernández Inaugurate First Ethanol Plant in the East of Honduras

The Secretary General of the Organization of American States, José Miguel Insulza, and the President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, inaugurated today at the headquarters of the National Agricultural University the first ethanol plant in the east of the Central American country, an initiative that seeks to broaden the cooperation on biofuels in the Hemisphere, and that benefits from the technical support of the hemispheric institution and the support of the Governments of Brazil and the United States.
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

ECPA to Hold its Fourth Public Discussion Forum in Washington DC

The OAS Department of Sustainable Development, in its capacity as ECPA Clearinghouse, will host the event, which will bring together representatives of the OAS member states, academics, field experts, and officials from nongovernmental organizations, among other guests.
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Friday, June 27, 2014

Technical exchange between Chile-México on experiences in the development and implementation of energy efficiency programs

This technical exchange mission is part of the activities of ECPA's Energy Efficiency Working Group chaired by the Government of Mexico as part of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA).
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Monday, June 23, 2014

International climate agreements should reflect civil society concerns

The Ministry of Environment of Peru hosted the event “Dialogue between the next Presidency of the COP20/CMP10 and Latin American civil society”, which had Christiana Figueres as special invitee. Jorge Villanueva from CDKN reports from the event.
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Monday, June 23, 2014

Sustainable Communities in Central America and the Caribbean Phase II

With support from the U.S. government, the Department of Sustainable Development of the Organization of American States (DSD/OAS) announces:
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

OAS Roundtable Discussed the Challenges and Opportunities of Political Dialogue Addressing Climate Change

The 59th Policy Roundtable of the Organization of American States (OAS), held today at the headquarters of the hemispheric Organization in Washington, DC, had as its central theme "Policy Dialogue on Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunities for the Americas."
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

COP20 talks in Lima to pave the way for global climate deal

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP20, scheduled for December in Lima, aims to lay the groundwork for an agreement to make a qualitative leap in global negotiations to curb global warming, said Peru's Permanent Representative to the OAS Juan Jimenez.
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Sunday, June 01, 2014

ECPA to Support a Public Debate on Climate Change at the OAS

Climate Change Policy Dialogues: Challenges and Opportunities for the Americas, will be the core topic of the 59th OAS Policy Roundtable. This space for dialogue will encourage the exchange of experiences to address various issues related to climate change adaptation strategies and its mitigation. ECPA’s initiatives will be presented as specific strategies for climate change adaptation and mitigation.
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