Seminar in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 21 October 2016

International Seminar for Research and Debate – “Democratisation of Water and Sanitation Governance by Means of Socio-Technical Innovation”

The event took place in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. The Seminar featured research results of the DESAFIO Project relevant to the situation facing the provision of essential water and sanitation services in Argentina, Brazil and Colombia. The sessions were held in Spanish and Portuguese.

 

Programme

21 October 2016, 9:00-18:00, Jorge Luis Borges Cultural Centre, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

9:30 – 9:45
Opening Session “Introduction and Presentation of the Project DESAFIO”

José Esteban Castro, National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET), Argentina, Coordinator of DESAFIO and the WATERLAT-GOBACIT Network.

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10:00 – 12:30 Session 1

Emilio Lentini, National Under Secretariat of Water Resources, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Helder Cortez, Integrated System for Rural Sanitation (SISAR), Water and Sanitation Company of Ceará (CAGECE), Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil
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Rodolfo J. Rojas, Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos S.A. (AySA) [Buenos Aires’ Water and Sanitation utility], Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Miguel Peña Varón, Institute for Research and Development in Water Supply, Environmental Sanitation, and Conservation of Water Resources (CINARA), University of the Valley (UNIVALLE), Cali, Colombia
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Gabriela Sacco, Foundation of the Sanitary Workers for Training and Development (FUTRASAFODE), Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Interval

 

14:00 – 16:30

Session 2

Margarita Portapila, National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET) and International French-Argentinean Centre of Information and Systems Sciences (CIFASIS), National University of Rosario (UNR), Argentina, Local Co-ordinator of DESAFIO’s case study in Santa Fe.
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Hermelinda Maria Rocha Ferreira, Manager, Support for the Hydrographic Basin Organizations, Pernambuco’s Water and Climate Agency (APAC), Recife, Brazil
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Roberto Nowicki, Foundation of the Sanitary Workers for Training and Development (FUTRASAFODE), Buenos Aires, Argentina
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María Eva Koutsovitis, Extracurricular Chair of Community Engineering (CLIC), University of Buenos Aires (UBA), and Water Forum of Lomas de Zamora, Buenos Aires.
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Closure

José Esteban Castro, National Council of Scientific and Technical Research (CONICET), Argentina, Coordinator of DESAFIO and the WATERLAT-GOBACIT Network.
 
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Group picture

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Jointly organized by the WATERLAT-GOBACIT Network, with the Centre of Interdisciplinary Studies (CEI) and the International French-Argentinean Centre of Information and Systems Sciences (CIFASIS) National University of Rosario (UNR).

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With support from:

National University of General Sarmiento (UNGS), Buenos Aires
Foundation of the Sanitary Workers for Training and Development (FUTRASAFODE), Buenos Aires
Chair of Dialogue and Culture of Encounter, Pan American Foundation for the Integral Development of Higher Studies
National University of Tres de Febrero (UNTREF)
National Water Institute (INA), Argentina,
Public Services International (ISP)

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