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OAS to participate in the launch of the Regional Energy Efficiency Program to be held in Uruguay
The launch of this initiative will be held on September 12, 2014 at the Headquarters of the General Secretariat of ALADI in Montevideo, Uruguay. Read More

Colombia promotes Environmentally-Friendly Production Processes with support from the OAS
The OAS has promoted this methodology since 2011 as part of the "Closed Looped Cycle Production in the Americas (CLCPA)" program, which is currently in its second phase, and also as part of the activities of the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA). Read More

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Notes from the Field: Measuring the Health Impacts of Clean Cookstoves in Honduras
August 25, 2014

I first met Maggie Clark, an environmental epidemiologist at Colorado State University (CSU) , back in 2005 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, when she came to test the health of ... Read More

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Welcome To ECPA


Leaders of the Western Hemisphere recognize that clean energy is fundamental to the Western Hemisphere’s sustainable development and the prosperity of our citizens, and they are committed to expanding cooperation to address the intertwined challenges of energy security and climate change. To strengthen Inter-American collaboration on these issues, U.S. President Obama invited all countries of the Western Hemisphere to join in an Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA). ECPA is comprised of initiatives that focus on renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy poverty, infrastructure, cleaner and more efficient use of fossil fuels, sustainable forests and land use, and climate change adaptation. Read More

The Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) of the  Executive Secretariat of Integral Development (SEDI) of the Organization of American States (OAS) operates the ECPA Clearinghouse, established for the purpose of coordinating,  established for the purpose of coordinating the Partnership’s activities and outreach.