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Latin America and Caribbean
Sustainable Withdrawals -- How Do You Know?
Water management agencies in Latin America and Africa will describe the practical and methodological difficulties they are addressing to develop accurate information on water availability and to determine the quantity, location and timing of sustainable withdrawals.
Implementation-monitoring of Human Rights to Water and Sanitation and SDG6
Join this dynamic-exchange of practical experiences on the implementation of the Human Rights to water and sanitation and SDG6 monitoring. This event will gather development partners, including regional bodies (IDB, African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights), civil society (ONGAWA, WaterLex), agencies (AECID, COSUDE) and governments around HRWS and SDG6.
EYE ON LAC:Halving the proportion of untreated wastewater by 2030
In LAC, it is estimated that only 28% of collected wastewater is adequately treated. This number implies that significant infrastructure investments are needed to meet the new SDG target of halving the proportion of untreated wastewater. This event will discuss how LAC will effectively implement this ambitious target.
EYE ON LAC:Before/after the toilet-Sewer connectivity and fecal-sludge management
Latin America has agreed to work towards adequate sanitation by 2030. This goal cannot be achieved if people don’t connect to sewer networks and fecal sludge is not properly managed. This seminar will focus on identifying strategies to promote connectivity and find solutions to the FSM challenges the region faces.
EYE ON LAC:Green Infrastructure and the Circular Economy of Water
By incorporating nature-based solutions (green infrastructure) as part of a comprehensive approach to managing the full water cycle, from source to discharge and reuse, cities can optimize capital and operational costs, and gain benefits such as increased health and higher adaptation/mitigation capacity to climate change related events.
Water and Faith: Building partnerships to achieve the SDGs
To achieve the SDGs requires partnerships across all of our global communities. Faith Based Organizations (FBOs) have long played important roles in community development and many lead water and sustainable development programmes. This showcase aims to both share experiences of FBOs, and advance cooperation between FBOs and the water community.
EYE ON LAC: What is new on wastewater reuse financing?
A unique opportunity to learn from some of the most innovative wastewater reuse financing cases in LAC, focusing on the barriers that obstruct this circular economy agenda and the incentives that can be developed across the investment cycle (from river basin planning to engineering, normative/regulatory, procurement, construction and operational issues).
Open government and water: a new water governance paradigm
The event aims to generate interest by discussing the experience of different Latin American governments or civil society representatives on co-creating and implementing national action plans within the OGP to ensure water challenges are taken into account in the public policy-making process, so to provide better water services for all,
Unlocking Finance for Urban Water Reuse and Resilience
This session will highlight financial and technical challenges faced by utilities across the Caribbean, Africa, and United States working to develop innovative approaches that treat wastewater as a resource, build water reuse capabilities, and increase efficiency. Participants will identify actionable solutions to these challenges through an interactive session format.