Energy and Climate Change Mitigation


Declaration of Santo Domingo for the Sustainable Development of the Americas

Paragraph 32: To encourage efforts towards developing cleaner, more affordable and renewable, and sustainable energy systems to promote access to energy and energy efficient technologies and practices in households and in the public and private sectors.

Paragraph 33: To foster partnership in the promotion of the use of cleaner, more efficient, renewable and non-renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, and energy interconnection schemes, inter alia, through the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas (ECPA), Petro-Caribe, the Central American Electrical Interconnection System (SIEPAC), the Mesoamerican Energy initiative, and the Initiative for the Integration of Regional Infrastructure in South America (IIRSA), considering the needs and particular priorities of each of our countries.

Paragraph 43: To continue to strengthen the exchange of information, experiences, best practices and lessons learned in member states on integrated water resources management sustainable energy, disaster risk management, climate change adaptation, and policies, strategies and legal and institutional frameworks on sustainable development, through inter-American networks established in the framework of the OAS on these issues.