PROGRAM

8th. WORLD WATER FORUM

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AGENDA

8º FÓRUM MUNDIAL DA ÁGUA

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Building the Water Resources Management Agenda in the countries of Central America and Caribbean

Thursday - 9:00 - 10:30

THEME

Urban

ROOM

Rooms 19, 20

DESCRIPTION

[SS-PT-11] 

This session aims to introduce and strengthen the international cooperation projects for water resources within the framework of South-South strategy. In addition to this main objective, it seeks to integrate water resources management institutions of the countries of Central America and the Caribbean, using the discussion area of the World Forum for recognition of common and shared challenges, as well as national initiatives that enable greater efficiency and accomplishing management in the countries. In order to do so, the water directors of the countries will be presented the results of participatory workshops, held with the countries in the year 2017, in Santo Domingo and Brasilia. After this presentation, there will be a debate about the main opportunities and constraints to the establishment of a Water Management Development Agenda.

The main questions to be addressed in this session are: i) what are the main challenges of water resources management in Caribbean and Central American countries; II) how to develop the governance of water resources management in those countries; III) how countries can organize to meet internal and external objectives and goals (ODS, Paris); vi) what is the role of international cooperation in advancing the management of water resources in the countries; v) what is the role of international cooperation in transboundary water resources; vi) how to build a strategy for South-South cooperation in the area of water resources.


Session Coordinator: Luiz Amore (ANA) luiz.amore@ana.gov.br