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Stockholm, SwedenAugust  27  to September  01, 2017World Water Week
evento - World Water Week

CAF will act as Key Collaborating Partner at the most important annual event on water issues globally: The World Water Week.

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The city of Stockholm will host the World Water Week 2017 an event that will gather key actors working in the theme of global water management. Participants will meet in order to discuss and exchange ideas, foster new initiatives and propose solutions to the most acute water challenges today.

This year, over 370 organizations and 3200 people coming from 133 countries will contribute to 238 sessions in total.

Potential attendees are welcome to sign up on the World Water Week website.

The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has chosen CAF - Development Bank of Latin America, alongside other key partners in the water sector asKey Collaborating Partnerfor the edition this year.

Acting under this new role, CAF will be co-organizing the following scientific seminars:

-         Water in the Circular Economy: opportunities and challenges, along with the Rockefeller Foundation and the World Resources Institute.  

-         Financing wastewater treatment and resource recovery, in coordination with the International Water Management Institute and 2030 Water Resources Group

Additionally, CAF will also participate in the following events:

-         Seminar on Governance of water and waste: a key to sustainable development?

-         Eye on LAC (seminar focused on Latin America and the Caribbean): Fostering a Wastewater Treatment Revolution, and also on What is new on wastewater reuse financing?

speakers
  • img - José Carrera
    José CarreraSocial Development Vice President at CAF

    He is responsible for the design of the strategy, the implementation of policies and financing for social development projects including: urban development and slums upgrading; water and sanitation; education; inclusion and gender equity. He is also a Governor and member of the Directive Committee of the World Water Council.

  • img - Edmer Trujillo
    Edmer Trujillo Minister of Construction and Sanitation of Peru

    Sanitary Engineer with over 20 years of experience in management of Water and Sanitation Companies, in environmental and water resources management, and public management.

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  • img - Martine Vullierme
    Martine VulliermeDeputy Director of the Middle East and Africa Area in Veolia

    She supervises the operations of the business units and controls the strategic and innovation plan.

  • img - Abel Mejía
    Abel MejíaStrategic Advisor for Water and Sanitation at CAF

    Since 2010 he has been a consultant for international organizations, governments and NGOs in strategies for water management, policy analysis and project implementation in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. He served for more than 20 years as a leader in Water and Engineering and manager of Water and Environment of the World Bank.

  • img - Astrid Michels
    Astrid MichelsProject Manager, GIZ

    She is currently managing a global programme on climate change mitigation at GIZ, the "Water and wastewater companies for climate mitigation" (WaCCliM).

  • img - Alex Money
    Alex MoneyFounder and Programme Director, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford

    Research and teaching fellow at the University of Oxford. A former fund manager, with over 15 years of practitioner experience in investment and industry. His research interests include corporate water strategy, infrastructure, investment, renewables and development.

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  • img - Malinne Blomberg
    Malinne BlombergChief Financial Analyst at African Development Bank

    She specializes in financing arrangements, identifying and structuring investment projects and expanding private sector participation. She previously worked as Financial and Institutional Advisor at the Ministry of Water and Environment in Uganda, and at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, advising and implementing projects for clients in the Financial Services Industry.

  • img - Xavier Leflaive
    Xavier LeflaivePrincipal Administrator, OECD

    He currently leads the Water Team at the OECD Environment Directorate. The Water Team analyses the economic dimension of water management: how water contributes to growth and equity, with a focus on economic instruments and financing water services and infrastructures.

  • img - Carlos de la Torre
    Carlos de la TorreMinister of Finance, Ecuador

    He leads the fiscal sustainability of the public sector in Ecuador. Professor and international academic lecturer.

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  • img - Fred Boltz
    Fred BoltzManaging Director at The Rockefeller Foundation

    Member of the leadership team at The Rockefeller Foundation, where he leads the Foundation's global work related to science and the environment. He has over 25 years of international development experience, including 9 years of fieldwork in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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  • img - Anne de Pazzis
    Anne de PazzisGlobal Head of PPP/BOT Department at SUEZ

    Her responsibilities include managing and developing the investment portfolio of BOT projects in the water & waste recovery sectors. She serves on the board of directors of several investment joint venture companies.

  • img - Víctor Arroyo
    Víctor ArroyoHead of Operational Innovation and Knowledge Management Division at CAF

    He has over 20 years of experience in water and sanitation programs and policy development in Europe, Africa and America, including: project identification, project financial analysis and feasibility studies, utility strengthening and capacity building, community-based water management, public private partnerships, technical and commercial optimization of water supply services.

  • img - Carlos Díaz
    Carlos DíazWater and Sanitation Specialist at CAF

    He leads the Water & Cities agenda within the Social Development Vice Presidency. Economist, specialized in the water supply and sanitation sector.

  • img - Gyewoon Choi
    Gyewoon ChoiProfessor of Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Incheon National University

    He was at the forefront of resolving water and environment related affairs through multiple leadership roles, encompassing water resources, water supply, urban environment, sustainable management activities, new and renewable energy, and overseas business.

  • img - Diego Rodríguez
    Diego RodríguezSenior Economist at the Water Global Practice of The World Bank Group

    He is the task team leader of the World Bank initiative on the quantification of the tradeoffs of the energy-water nexus (Thirsty Energy) and the Program Manager of the Water Partnership Program.

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  • img - Nick Jeffries
    Nick JeffriesCivil Engineer, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

    Works in the Insight and Analysis programme of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which aims to provide evidence of the benefits of a circular economy and insights into the transition pathways. He is currently working on a number of exploratory projects to help identify potential future areas of focus.

speakers
  • img - José Carrera
    José CarreraSocial Development Vice President at CAF

    He is responsible for the design of the strategy, the implementation of policies and financing for social development projects including: urban development and slums upgrading; water and sanitation; education; inclusion and gender equity. He is also a Governor and member of the Directive Committee of the World Water Council.

  • img - Edmer Trujillo
    Edmer Trujillo Minister of Construction and Sanitation of Peru

    Sanitary Engineer with over 20 years of experience in management of Water and Sanitation Companies, in environmental and water resources management, and public management.

    img - Twitter
  • img - Martine Vullierme
    Martine VulliermeDeputy Director of the Middle East and Africa Area in Veolia

    She supervises the operations of the business units and controls the strategic and innovation plan.

  • img - Abel Mejía
    Abel MejíaStrategic Advisor for Water and Sanitation at CAF

    Since 2010 he has been a consultant for international organizations, governments and NGOs in strategies for water management, policy analysis and project implementation in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. He served for more than 20 years as a leader in Water and Engineering and manager of Water and Environment of the World Bank.

  • img - Astrid Michels
    Astrid MichelsProject Manager, GIZ

    She is currently managing a global programme on climate change mitigation at GIZ, the "Water and wastewater companies for climate mitigation" (WaCCliM).

  • img - Alex Money
    Alex MoneyFounder and Programme Director, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford

    Research and teaching fellow at the University of Oxford. A former fund manager, with over 15 years of practitioner experience in investment and industry. His research interests include corporate water strategy, infrastructure, investment, renewables and development.

    img - Twitter
  • img - Malinne Blomberg
    Malinne BlombergChief Financial Analyst at African Development Bank

    She specializes in financing arrangements, identifying and structuring investment projects and expanding private sector participation. She previously worked as Financial and Institutional Advisor at the Ministry of Water and Environment in Uganda, and at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting, advising and implementing projects for clients in the Financial Services Industry.

  • img - Xavier Leflaive
    Xavier LeflaivePrincipal Administrator, OECD

    He currently leads the Water Team at the OECD Environment Directorate. The Water Team analyses the economic dimension of water management: how water contributes to growth and equity, with a focus on economic instruments and financing water services and infrastructures.

  • img - Carlos de la Torre
    Carlos de la TorreMinister of Finance, Ecuador

    He leads the fiscal sustainability of the public sector in Ecuador. Professor and international academic lecturer.

    img - Twitter
  • img - Fred Boltz
    Fred BoltzManaging Director at The Rockefeller Foundation

    Member of the leadership team at The Rockefeller Foundation, where he leads the Foundation's global work related to science and the environment. He has over 25 years of international development experience, including 9 years of fieldwork in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

    img - Twitter
  • img - Anne de Pazzis
    Anne de PazzisGlobal Head of PPP/BOT Department at SUEZ

    Her responsibilities include managing and developing the investment portfolio of BOT projects in the water & waste recovery sectors. She serves on the board of directors of several investment joint venture companies.

  • img - Víctor Arroyo
    Víctor ArroyoHead of Operational Innovation and Knowledge Management Division at CAF

    He has over 20 years of experience in water and sanitation programs and policy development in Europe, Africa and America, including: project identification, project financial analysis and feasibility studies, utility strengthening and capacity building, community-based water management, public private partnerships, technical and commercial optimization of water supply services.

  • img - Carlos Díaz
    Carlos DíazWater and Sanitation Specialist at CAF

    He leads the Water & Cities agenda within the Social Development Vice Presidency. Economist, specialized in the water supply and sanitation sector.

  • img - Gyewoon Choi
    Gyewoon ChoiProfessor of Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Incheon National University

    He was at the forefront of resolving water and environment related affairs through multiple leadership roles, encompassing water resources, water supply, urban environment, sustainable management activities, new and renewable energy, and overseas business.

  • img - Diego Rodríguez
    Diego RodríguezSenior Economist at the Water Global Practice of The World Bank Group

    He is the task team leader of the World Bank initiative on the quantification of the tradeoffs of the energy-water nexus (Thirsty Energy) and the Program Manager of the Water Partnership Program.

    img - Twitter
  • img - Nick Jeffries
    Nick JeffriesCivil Engineer, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

    Works in the Insight and Analysis programme of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which aims to provide evidence of the benefits of a circular economy and insights into the transition pathways. He is currently working on a number of exploratory projects to help identify potential future areas of focus.

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