Past Initiative News

OAS to participate in Workshop on Energy Information and Knowledge Management Systems

Monday, September 22, 2014

The Thirty-Fifth Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Energy (March 2011, Guyana) had mandated the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat to strengthen, expand and redefine the regional energy information framework. With the aim to fulfill this mandate the Secretariat is organizing the Workshop on Energy Information and Knowledge Management Systems […]

Workshop in Colombia on Energy-Efficient Use of Fossil Fuels

Monday, September 22, 2014

Energy efficiency will be the focus of a regional technical workshop to be held September 25 in Bogotá, Colombia. The event—on “Energy-Efficient Trends for Fossil Fuel Use”—is sponsored by Colombia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy, through its Energy and Mining Planning Unit, and the OAS Department of Sustainable Development. Colombia has seen a sharp upturn […]

Arequipa to host World Resources Forum 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

The Andean city of Arequipa will host this year’s World Resources Forum (WRF) conference, science-based platform for sharing knowledge about the economic, political, social and environmental implications of global resource use. The meeting will take place at the Cerro Juli Convention Center in Arequipa, in southern Peru, on October 19-22, 2014. The World Resources Forum […]

OAS to participate in the launch of the Regional Energy Efficiency Program to be held in Uruguay

Monday, September 01, 2014

Under the framework of the “Regional Energy Efficiency Program: Towards a New Regional Energy Agenda”, and the joint efforts of ALADI, ARPEL, ECLAC, CIER, OEA, OLADE and WEC, and the support of CAF, the need to together develop a new Regional energy Efficiency Program was addressed. The main objective of this initiative is to promote […]

Panama Green Label Workshop: “Applying Closed Looped Cycle Production towards a Circular Economy”

Monday, September 01, 2014

Under the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), experts from the Department of Sustainable Development of the Organization of American States (OAS) will train entrepreneurs, government officials and students in Panama city in innovative methodologies closed loop cycle production and circular economy, intended to attract interest of employers in this innovative business vision […]

Colombia promotes Environmentally-Friendly Production Processes with support from the OAS

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Today, governments around the world seek to promote their companies and productivity while responding to the challenges related to energy and climate change. To address this challenge, the OAS-SEDI Department of Sustainable Development joined forces with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism (MinCIT) of Colombia, the National Cleaner Production Centre (CNPML) and the University […]