Under the slogan "Celebrating the
of Forests: Sustainable Forest Management for the People of the
Americas” the Department of Sustainable Development of the OAS is pleased to join the United Nations (UN) to
increase awareness about the importance of forests. See more in
Magazine article in the May/June 2011 issue.
Following-up on a mandate from the Heads of State and Government of the Americas from the Fifth Summit of the
Americas, on January 26th member States of the Organization of American States (OAS) officially Convened the
Second Inter-American Meeting of Ministers and High Level Authorities on Sustainable Development. This meeting,
supported by the OAS Department of Sustainable Development (DSD) took place on November 17-19 in Santo Domingo.
OAS-DSD Launched a Book on Sustainable Development in the Caribbean
Titled, “Sustainable Development in the Caribbean, Contemporary Issues, Challenges and Opportunities”
seeks to gather the diverse initiatives in this area to increase the knowledge base and literature in
this field and foster the exchange of information and experiences.
DSD Director to participate as Chair and Deliver Key Note
Address at First International Environment Forum for Basin
Organizations on Freshwater Governance Beyond Rio+20:
Meeting the Sustainability Challenge. October 26-28, 2011.
Draft Agenda l
List of Participants
OAS and Honduras Sign Cooperation Agreements, including
Biofuels Project. See
► Fund for International Development (OFID)- Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) Programme Cycle.
Call for proposal l
FAQ's. l General information