ECPA initiative participates in the 9th International Symposium on Cleaner Production to be held in Panama City

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Washington, DC March 12, 2014 – The Closed Looped Cycle Production (CLCP) in the Americas Program of the General Secretariat of Organization of Americas States (OAS) implemented by its Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) is starting its technical assistance in developing the Panama Green Label under guidance of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MICI) […]

Guatemala pursues biofuel strategy with support from the OAS

Friday, February 28, 2014

Guatemala’s biofuels potential may soon be realized as the country continues to move towards a more sustainable economy. Under the leadership of the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) and in collaboration with the OAS-SEDI Department of Sustainable Development (DSD), the workshop “Biofuels in Guatemala: Challenges and Next Steps” was held on February 12, 2014, […]

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

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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). In opening remarks, Ambassador Abigail Castro de Pérez, OAS representative in Panama, expressed […]

Central American governments representatives meet in Panama to discuss the impact of urban energy infrastructure expansion

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) of the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI) of the Organization of American States (OAS) and the National Secretariat of Energy of the Government of Panama are organizing the Regional Technical Workshop on the Impact of urban energy infrastructure expansion. This event will be held in Panama City on […]

Latin Americans’ Perceptions of the Challenges of Urban Living

Monday, February 24, 2014

February 5, 2014 BY Matthew L. Layton Rapid urbanization has shaped Latin American societies for the last half century. Across the Latin American and Caribbean region, about four out of every five citizens now live in an urban area. Nearly two out of every five citizens of the region live in an urban area with […]

World Bank, Canada Launch Caribbean Climate Innovation Center

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

On January 27, 2014, the World Bank launched a business hub in Freeport, Trinidad and Tobago, to support clean energy and climate technology ventures in the Caribbean region. The Caribbean Climate Innovation Center (CCIC) is the first of its kind in the region and will help curb climate change threats by expanding the market niche […]