Past Initiative News

Authorities and Experts Analyze at the OAS Initiatives in Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low- Income Households in the Americas

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Organization of American States (OAS), together with the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA) and Weatherizers Without Borders (WWB), held today in Washington, DC, a public discussion forum on Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low Income Housing in the Americas opened by the OAS Secretary General, Jose Miguel Insulza, which was attended […]

FACT SHEET: Fostering a Cleaner and More Sustainable Energy Future in the Caribbean

Friday, January 30, 2015

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 26, 2015 In follow-up to the launch of the Caribbean Energy Security Initiative (CESI) in June 2014, the Vice President, Secretary of Energy Moniz, other senior Administration officials, Caribbean Heads of Government, multilateral development banks, and other international partners participated in the Caribbean […]

Vice President Biden to Host Caribbean Energy Security Summit

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Vice President Biden will host the first ever Caribbean Energy Security Summit in Washington, DC on January 26, 2015. The Vice President looks forward to welcoming Caribbean leaders and representatives of the international community to promote a cleaner and more sustainable energy future in the Caribbean through improved energy governance, greater access to finance, and […]

IRENA, Partners Launch New Version of Global Atlas for Renewable Energy

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Renewable Energy January 2015: The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and partners have released the second edition of the ‘Global Atlas on Renewable Energy,’ which includes maps for a number of renewable energy resources, and new functions and tools. The Atlas initiative aims to provide access for countries to the necessary datasets, expertise and financial […]

Fiscal experts and policymakers to gather for the Third Annual Conference of the Green Growth Knowledge Platform

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

From 29-30 January 2015, the Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) is holding its Third Annual Conference on the theme of “Fiscal Policies and the Green Economy Transition: Generating Knowledge – Creating Impact”. The conference, held in partnership with Ca’Foscari University of Venice, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) […]

ECPA Clearinghouse 2014 Snapshot

Friday, December 12, 2014

This diagram summarizes the main activities carried by the ECPA Clearinghouse during 2014. In its Clearinghouse capacity, the OAS Department for Sustainable Development organized four regional technical workshops throughout the Americas, four Public discussion forums in Washington DC and four sub-regional preparatory meetings for ECPA’s II upcoming ministerial reunion, to be held in 2015. Click […]