PROGRAM

8th. WORLD WATER FORUM

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AGENDA

8º FÓRUM MUNDIAL DA ÁGUA

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Urban Rivers: Citizen as transformers of this environment

Tuesday - 9:00 - 10:30

THEME

Urban

ROOM

Rooms 16, 17

DESCRIPTION

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DESCRIPTION 

Citizens of the cities should advocate for maintaining good water quality in their rivers but more than this, there are citizens working to restore urban rivers worldwide obtaining important results. Portugal, Holland, Japan, South Africa and Brazil are examples of relevant projects in course. This session will explore case studies on urban rivers restoration, considering the leadership of citizens, and will discuss actions and how policies can scale up these experiences.

Citizen's Forum Process Commission
citizens@worldwaterforum8.org

PROGRAM

9:00 am

Coord.:

José Bueno, Rios e Ruas (Rivers & Streets Initiative), Brazil

Moderator:

Demétrius Christofidis – Ministry of Environment of Brazil

Panelists:

• José Bueno - Rios e Ruas, Brasil

• Caron Von Zeil - Reclaim Camissa, South Africa

• Pedro Teiga - Engenho e Rio, Portugal

• Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati - Divine Shakti Foundation, Parmarth Niketan, India