|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; gender/women/girls empowerment, and; reproductive health in the US and/or globally. CEP's focus as relates to its overall mission is on women/girls empowerment and education, sustainable development, gender and climate change, reproductive health and rights, youth, and development issues.
Through award-winning, groundbreaking resource materials and strategically planned activities, the Center uniquely strengthens the scientific basis of policies and advocacy - to achieve a long-term sustainable balance between people and the natural environment, and; to 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 targeted projects, the Center for Environment and Population (CEP) focuses on the issues in the US and internationally at the local community/grassroots, state, national and global levels.