|Science, Policy, and Advocacy on Population and the Environment|
The Center for Environment and Population (CEP) is a leading non-profit research, policy and advocacy organization that addresses key issues relating to human population and the natural environment.
CEP works in three program areas: population and environment linkages; reproductive health and rights, and; gender/women/girls empowerment - in the US and/or globally.
Through award-winning, groundbreaking resource materials and strategically planned activities, the Center uniquely strengthens the scientific basis of policies and advocacy, and focuses on action - to achieve a long-term sustainable balance between people and the natural environment; achieve reproductive health and rights, and; improve the lives and health of women and children in the US and worldwide. No other organization undertakes such activities in this manner, so CEP fills an important niche.
CEP partners with leading experts and organizations to link science to policy, public outreach, and advocacy, to better understand and effectively address the issues. To do this, CEP and its partners:
Through a variety of CEP programs and consultancy work, the Center for Environment and Population (CEP) focuses on the issues in the US domestically (at the local community/grassroots, state, national levels), and globally.