Renewable Energy for UN Peacekeeping in DRC

Report: UN Peacekeeping in DRC Offers Renewable Energy Opportunity The Last Kilometer is privileged to have been a contributor to the report highlighting how the UN can meet new clean energy goals announced by the UN Secretary-General. The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), MONUSCO, could benefit from greater use of available renewable energy according to a new study released by the Stimson Center and Energy Peace Partners. Such

Resources & Conflicts: Understand the Causes and Finding Solutions

The Last Kilometer was invited by The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) to train officers from Central and South American countries on how to understand the causes of and find solutions to resource conflicts. The training focused on the historical causes of resource conflicts, early detection, and provided tools for assessing the causes and finding solutions. Key to understanding the causes of resource conflicts is the knowledge that environmenta

The Military Impact of Renewable Energy Technologies

The Last Kilometer was invited by MITRE Corporation's Scientific and Technical Intelligence Committee to present at their March 2018 Science and Technology Expert Partnership on the Global Implications and National Security Impacts of Emerging Renewable Energy Technologies. The purpose of this unclassified technical exchange was to discuss the growth in global renewable energy usage and the potential global implications (both foreign and domestic) and national security impact

Birendra Peace Operations Training Center

The Last Kilometer contributed to the planning, design, implementation and installation of NetZero technology demonstrations and training during the Shanti Prayas-3 multinational peacekeeper training exercise at the Nepalese Army's Birendra Peace Operations Training Center. -- The Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI) is a U.S. Government-funded security assistance program working to meet the growing global demand for specially trained personnel to conduct international p

Haitian Health Foundation

NZA Organizes Clean Water Aid for Hurricane-Torn Haiti. -- In the wake of Hurricane Matthew's destruction in Haiti, Net-Zero Advisors (NZA), a group of concerned volunteers and advocates located throughout the United States, are making strides toward securing clean water and power for Les Anglais, Haiti. Net-Zero Advisors (NZA) is a non-profit organization partnering with EarthSpark International (ESI) on the development of the Les Anglais, Haiti Microgrid - the first system