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Eye on Latin America and the Caribbean at World Water Week 2017

Date: 28 Aug 2016 to 02 Sep 2016

Time: 8:00 AM

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

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Eye on Latin America and the Caribbean Focus will take place on August 28th -30th, 2017 as part of the World Water Week 2017 (WWW).

Monday, August 28th:

16:30 - 17:00 (GMT +2) SIWI Sofa: Water verywhere, is it clean and safe for all?

17:15 - 18:30 (GMT +2) Cocktail Reception

Tuesday, August 29th:

09:00 - 10:30 (GMT +2) Fostering a wastewater treatment revolution

11:00 - 12:30 (GMT +2) Before/after the toilet: Sewer connectivity and fecal-sludge management

16:00 - 17:30 (GMT +2) Showcase: Argentina's roadmap for sustainable water resources management

Wednesday, August 30th:

09:00 - 10:30 (GMT +2) Circular economies in the industry sector

11:00 - 12:30 (GMT +2) What is new on wastewater reuse financing?

Eye on LAC’s sessions, will have an outstanding group of high-profile experts as panelists, with extensive experience in water and sanitation topics. Panelists will come from government agencies, operating entities, international organizations, universities, private sector, and donor agencies, among others. The event is coordinated by the Division of Water and Sanitation, Infrastructure and Energy Sector (INE/WSA) of the Inter-American Development Bank, in collaboration with: FEMSA Foundation, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF), One Drop, PepsiCo Foundation, The World Bank Group, Mexican National Water Commission (CONAGUA), Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Ministry of the Interior, Public Works and Housing of Argentina, Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos (AySA), World Resources Institute and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID).

 World Water Week 2017 (WWW) will take place on August 27th through September 1st, 2017 and is organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). SIWI, founded in 1991, is a policy institution that generates knowledge to inform decision-making towards better water policy.

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