CIEMADeS

CIEMADeS

CIEMADeS is an international organization created to promote cooperation in further advancing the sustainability agenda within the Caribbean Region. Born from a collaboration agreement between the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Puerto Rico, the goals of this organization are to contribute to the protection of sensitive ecosystems through sound environmental management and to promote sustainable development through educational and scientific activities related to environmental affairs. Areas of concern include: environmental education, pollution, biodiversity, climate change, natural resource management, air quality, soil, water and ecosystem restoration and conservation.

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Environmental
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Internationally (various countries)

CIEMADeS is an international organization created to promote cooperation in further advancing the sustainability agenda within the Caribbean Region. Born from a collaboration agreement between the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Puerto Rico, the goals of this organization are to contribute to the protection of sensitive ecosystems through sound environmental management and to promote sustainable development through educational and scientific activities related to environmental affairs. Areas of concern include: environmental education, pollution, biodiversity, climate change, natural resource management, air quality, soil, water and ecosystem restoration and conservation.

CIEMADeS Partners and Collaborators
This organization is composed of institutions in Puerto Rico, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which have ties to universities, trade associations or government agencies, as well as NGOs related to environmental issues or responsible for its management.

A forum to share experiences
CIEMADeS aspires to serve as a forum for debate, where member institutions can share experiences, initiatives and resources related to environmental conservation and management for sustainable development. This forum will promote development processes, strategic planning and best practices for environmental performance. It if our goal to expand this collaboration between our members and reach out to others that have a similar environmental profile as the partners of CIEMADeS.

Four vectors of action
CIEMADeS is focused on four goals or main vectors:

Environmental Leadership Development
Support environmental stewardship of government and community leaders through educational trainings and courses of different     types and duration, including formal studies at postgraduate level that will provide accurate information on environmental and sustainable development issues.
Scientific Research
Development of research projects of regional interest with shared human resources and scientific infrastructure of organizations and countries.
Social Environmental Awareness
Raise awareness and facilitate individual citizens and community participation at all levels in matters related to the environment.

Sustainable Development
Promote integrated planning and systemic approach related to sustainable development, aimed at both the general public and private sector leaders and government officials. This entails participating on projects that model these processes and assist in creating change agents that bring about a multiplier effect of awareness and environmental education in communities.

The Annual Conference
CIEMADeS annual international conference promotes the exchange and discussion of initiatives or projects within social, political, economic, scientific and related academic environment among member organizations and other stakeholders. This conference also serves as a forum to strengthen partnerships among participants. The conference includes an annual assembly of CIEMADeS members.,