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ECPA Initiative on Sustainable Communities in Central America and the Caribbean Organizes Social Urbanism
and Public Management Course in Medellin



Miami was the venue of a Mayors’ Colloquium aimed at providing a space for sharing challenges, solutions and experiences among city leaders in the Americas in the run-up to the World Urban Forum in Medellin, Colombia, in April 2014.Read more











Government of Guatemala to Host Central American Workshop of the ECPA Initiative on Renewable Energy and Climate Science
The technical meeting to be hosted by the National Center of Metrology of Guatemala will address energy and climate metrology challenges facing the countries in Central America.



Coffee Growers Receive Training on Improved Renewable Energy Generation Techniques in Costa Rica
The University of Costa Rica Research Center for Electrochemistry and Energy Chemistry is spearheading the ECPA initiative “Sustainable Models for Coffee Milling in Central America”. The effort aims at developing a clean energy model for Central America’s coffee milling industry.



Two Initiatives Implemented by Worldwatch Institute Added to the ECPA Project Portfolio in 2014
Worldwatch Institute is renowned for its work to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world that meets human needs. In Central America and the Caribbean, the Institute is making valuable contributions to support the shift toward clean energy markets.












Young Colombian Entrepreneurs Meet With Washington-Based Multilateral Organizations, Diplomats
Twenty-two entrepreneurs from various rural communities shared their perspectives and solutions on sustainable development in the Americas. The meeting facilitated by ECPA implementing partner Partners of the Americas and the Government of Colombia’s National Learning Service supported young community leaders in their advancement of sustainable development and low carbon economic growth.



ECPA Initiative on Sustainable Communities in Central America and the Caribbean Organizes Social Urbanism and Public Management Course in Medellin
Building sustainable cities is one of the most ambitious goals of the countries of the Americas as urban enclaves harbor upwards of 80 percent of the region’s population. During the course hosted at EAFIT University, sustainable urban development experts hailing from 12 countries across the Western Hemisphere examined the phenomenal urban and social transformation taking place in the City of Medellin, Colombia.