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The Closed Looped Cycle Production in the Americas Program of the OAS participated at the World Resources Forum
This OAS program held two interactive workshops to introduce the concept and applicability of Closed Looped Cycle Production in the region. Read More

OAS and Trinidad and Tobago Signed Agreement on Use of Sustainable Materials in Packaging
The Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Sustainable Development of its Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI), and the Government of Trinidad and Tobago signed a cooperation agreement to implement a project aimed at promoting the use of biodegradable packaging materials. Read More

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Greener Goblins and Ghouls
October 1, 2014

Halloween is a time for the imagination to run wild—and with just a little creative imagination the festivities can be less scary for the environment.   In the United ... 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.