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U.S. Department of State Awards WEC to Promote Environmental Governance in Morocco and Jordan

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March 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ — The United States Department of State's Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs has funded the World Environment Center to promote environmental governance through improved practices and technologies in Morocco and Jordan.  The purpose of this initiative is to strengthen environmental governance that will lead to the adoption of improved environmental practices, technologies, and services, particularly in addressing air pollution, water and waste management challenges.  WEC has partnered with EDI Consulting in Morocco and Water and

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Join more than 300 private and public stakeholders March 6—7 in Washington, D.C. to discuss how together, through combining resources, skills, and expertise, we can achieve greater sustainability and impact. Gender equality is in reach, but it can only be realized through collaboration.  

Five Reasons to Register for the 2018 International Women’s Day Forum Today


On March 6—7, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the U.S. Department of State will host  the 2018 International Women’s Day Forum, Partner With Purpose: Business for Gender Equality, in Washington, DC. This event will convene the business community, civil society, and government representatives to discuss how to advance women’s empowerment around the globe. Here are a list of five reasons you should register to attend the 2018 International Women’s Day Forum, and why you should do it today!

Fox Studios Hosts Female Students from Pakistan as Part of State Department Women's Empowerment Exchange


Dr. Munazza Yaqoob and her students at the International Islamic University, Islamabad's Critical Thinking Forum spend most of the year researching the role of women in Pakistani society and in cultures around the world. Thanks to the efforts of Fox Studios and filmmaker Jennifer Lee, Dr. Yaqoob and the students got to expand their studies and their perspectives this summer through a special field trip to the Fox lot in Los Angeles.

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Winners for $2M Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge Announced

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The U.S. Department of State, with the World Environment Center (WEC) and its partners, Context Partners, Baastel, and Earthshift, announced the four winners of the Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge on July 25. These organizations presented the strongest local, high-impact solutions to empower small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Latin America and the Caribbean to address labor and environmental barriers to business. Pending final reviews, each will receive up to US$500,000 and technical support to scale up or replicate their initiatives in the region.

The World Environment Center and U.S. Department of State Launch Cleaner Production Partnership in Chile

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Santiago, Chile, May 5, 2011 – The World Environment Center (WEC) today launches an innovative project to expand the sustainable development commitments of Chilean businesses by reducing energy and water consumption, minimizing waste and raw material usage and lowering operating costs. WEC is partnering with Chileoliva, the national industry association for the country’s olive and olive oil-producing sector to improve the industry’s overall environmental performance. The partnership is funded by the United States Department of State through its “Cleaner Production Private
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