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Monday, April 14, 2014

OAS to Host Second Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas Public Discussion Forum

The public discussion forum will enable a frank debate on effective ways to effectively drive energy and climate actions taking place at national and regional levels.
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Friday, April 11, 2014

United States and OAS Host Policy Forum on Sustainable Energy and Transport Solutions in the Americas at 7th World Urban Forum in Medellín, Colombia

Two non-governmental organization grantees from Costa Rica and Guatemala from the U.S.-funded Sustainable Communities in Central America and the Caribbean Project, and two EPA Climate Showcase Communities Program grantees from Central New York State and Salt Lake City, Utah, gave joint presentations highlighting innovative clean energy and transport solutions from their communities.
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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Ecocitizen World Map Project to Launch at World Urban Forum in Medellín

International collaboration delivers tools for sustainable urban development and links community crowdsourced information to national, regional, and global data sets.
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Thursday, March 27, 2014

New "Panama Green Label" to promote sustainable production in businesses

The Label - announced on March 19, 2014 at the IX International Symposium on Cleaner Production, co-sponsored by the OAS - seeks to promote the implementation of sustainable production processes and environmentally respectful products by companies.
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Thursday, March 27, 2014

ECPA Strategic Partner University of Texas at Austin Hosted IX Latin American Forum on Energy and the Environment

The event brought together government and industry decision makers, scholars and scientists, to foster dialogue around geosciences, technology, energy and environmental policy issues.
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Thursday, March 27, 2014

OAS and Panama’s National Energy Secretariat hold regional technical workshop on sustainable urban development

Energy and climate experts joined policymakers to discuss the impact of energy on expanding urban infrastructure, at a recent event jointly organized by the National Energy Secretariat of Panama and the Department of Sustainable Development of the Organization of American States (OAS).
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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Second Phase of ECPA Fellows Program Launched

The second phase of the Senior ECPA fellows grant will give Fellows the opportunity to put their work into action through the implementation of two innovation projects.
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Thursday, March 27, 2014

ECPA Energy Efficiency Working Group to Support Energy Labeling in Eastern Caribbean

Six Caribbean nations are introducing policies to promote the use of energy-efficient products through labels and standards for electrical household appliances and lighting equipment. The ECPA Energy Efficiency Working Group will lend its technical capacity to ensure the continuity of this effort.
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Thursday, March 27, 2014

ECPA Advances Sustainable Energy Capacity Building in the Caribbean

The Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) of the Organization of American States (OAS) launched the Sustainable Energy Capacity Building initiative for the Caribbean. The new ECPA initiative will enable sustainable energy project development and will include an educational program.
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Thursday, March 27, 2014

OAS and ECPA to Share Sustainable Urban Planning Experiences at the 7th World Urban Forum

Experienced practitioners from four communities across the Americas will come together to discuss successful strategies and tools to promote the use of clean energy and innovative, practical transportation solutions at this worldwide event.
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