On the occasion of the official opening of the Institute for Equality and Equity for Sustainable Development at the University of Mendoza, an event was held to unveil the objectives of this new research institution and introduce its four directors: Gabriela Ábalos, Marcela Andino, Valentina Erice, and Silvina Furlotti.
The side event that took place in the SDG Pavilion aimed to foster knowledge exchange and discuss the potential benefits of integrated water-energy systems. It underscored the importance of a coordinated approach to water and energy in the context of climate change mitigation and adaptation, aligning with Sustainable Development Goals 6 (clean water and sanitation), 7 (affordable and clean energy), and 13 (climate action).
The high-level event was organized by the Development Bank of Latin America (CAF) and took place in Madrid on November 28, 2023. In its 9th edition, the Water Dialogues of LAC - Spain, emphasized financing for key infrastructures in water security and climate resilience, highlighting the importance of achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6 and reducing gaps in the sector.