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Friday, September 8, 2017

Countries of the Americas Agree to Move Towards Transition to Renewable Energy Policies in ECPA Ministerial

Energy ministers in the region gave a boost to the transition to renewable energy policies - the so-called "energy transition" - with the approval of a 2018-2019 Action Plan during the III Ministerial Meeting of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), which concluded today in the Chilean city of Viña del Mar.
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Sunday, January 1, 2017

Announcing CARICOM's Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF V) | Jan 23-25 - Bahamas | Apply for an Invitation

New Energy Events is pleased to support CARICOM’s headline energy event, the Fifth Caribbean Sustainable Energy Forum (CSEF V), which will be held at the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau, The Bahamas, from 23-25 January, 2017.
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Strengthening Environmental Education in the Dominican Republic hand-over event of materials

The closing ceremony was attended by Timothy McNally, Economic Officer of the US Embassy of the Dominican Republic.
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Friday, November 13, 2015

Trinidad and Tobago looks to wind and waste energy

A Wind Resource Assessment Programme has been proposed to evaluate the feasibility of introduction of a wind farm and establishment of a local solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing facility is also being considered.
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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Startup Perú awards PowerMundo Grant for Dynamic and High Impact Entrepreneurs

Startup is an initiative that promotes young Peruvian companies that offer innovative products and services with high technological input, project growth in international markets, and generate high-quality jobs. The initiative aims to support companies that develop creative solutions to complex problems and who can not only survive, but also grow and thrive over time.
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Monday, September 28, 2015

Canada hosts the Fourth Meeting of the Heavy Oil Working Group in Colombia

The meeting provided an opportunity to strengthen a collaborative network within the region and gain a greater understanding of the potential of heavy oil.
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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Climate organizations call for renewed efforts to communicate climate change knowledge and spur action

The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP), together with UN’s Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) and dozens more, are backing the launch of the ‘Climate Knowledge Brokers Manifesto’, which sets out the key principles for exchanging and communicating information related to the climate effectively, enabling a step change in society’s response to a changing climate.
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Thursday, August 20, 2015

The OAS and DOE bridging towards energy and climate literacy

Honorable Nestor Mendez, Assistant Secretary General of the OAS and Honorable LaDoris Harris, Director of the Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the Department of Energy and leader of the Minorities of Energy Initiative signed the MOU to provide a sound foundation that advocate for a literacy-based approach to the teaching of energy and climate.
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Friday, June 5, 2015

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

The government of Panama announced the launch of the new "Panama Green Label" to be developed by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MICI) and the Union of Industrialists of Panama (SIP) with support and technical assistance from the OAS-SEDI Department of Sustainable Development.
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Monday, May 4, 2015

OAS Holds High-Level Dialogue on Transition toward Circular Economies in the Americas to Slow Climate Change

The Organization of American States (OAS) today hosted a high-level dialogue entitled "Facilitating the Transition toward Circular Economies in the Americas" at its headquarters in Washington, DC, to discuss the progress of the "Closed Looped Cycle Production in the Americas" program being implemented in Colombia, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago, and whose ultimate goal is to be replicated in other countries of the region to make a substantial contribution to sustainable development in the hemisphere.
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