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24 de April de 2024 | Briefing note
El evento congregó a expertos para analizar estrategias fiscales clave en la lucha contra la crisis climática y la protección de la naturaleza en América Latina y el Caribe.
24 de April de 2024 | Briefing note
En el mes de marzo, se llevaron a cabo tres encuentros virtuales con miembros de la comunidad de promotores de iniciativas clúster y otras iniciativas de articulación productiva territorial impulsada por CEPAL. Los encuentros se llevaron tanto a nivel de promotores, como a nivel Iniciativas clúster.
24 April 2024 | Briefing note
As part of the ongoing efforts for the project "Potable Water, Sanitation, and Renewable Energies to Improve Population Health" (UNPDF project and German Cooperation), led by Silvia Saravia Matus, Economic Affairs Officer at ECLAC, and her specialized team in circular economy, a follow-up meeting was convened with CONAGUA Mexico, the project's national counterpart, on April 24, 2024. The aim of this meeting was to review progress made in the country and strategize the next steps following the completion of the initial phase of the project.
10 de April de 2024 | Briefing note
La iniciativa regional impulsada por la CEPAL continúa promoviendo la implementación del Precio Social del Carbono en América Latina y el Caribe, con el objetivo de mejorar la eficiencia en el uso de los recursos públicos y contribuir a la lucha contra el cambio climático.
9 de April de 2024 | Briefing note
Las intersecciones entre academia abierta, ciencia abierta, educación abierta y gobierno abierto se presenta como un terreno fértil de colaboración para avanzar en el cumplimiento de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible de la Agenda 2030. Estos movimientos, aunque originados en contextos diferentes, comparten principios fundamentales que pueden impulsar cambios significativos en la forma en que se realiza la investigación y la toma decisiones con impacto social.
5 April 2024 | Briefing note
During the 2024 Regional Water Dialogues, the president of ASA, Jorge Castaneda, formally announced the municipal commitment to follow the co-designed investment plan for the wastewater treatment plant of Metapán. He also highlighted that initial discussions had taken place with FIDEAGUA, a local NGO funding mechanism operating in El Salvador, expressing interest in exploring investment opportunities in this specific wastewater treatment plant.
4 April 2024 | Briefing note
ECLAC's Natural Resources Division was invited to take part in the discussion panel organized by the World Bank and AIDIS on the challenges and guidelines for meeting SDG 6. The panel brought together a group of experts and leaders from the water sector to analyze strategies and policies that aim to address gaps in the fulfillment of this important global objective.
3 April 2024 | Briefing note
The water and sanitation crisis requires a holistic, systemic and multilateral response to accelerate the achievement of SDG 6. In the region there is a lack of available data on the governance, management or environmental aspects of water, the data that exists on Drinking water and sanitation are dispersed among national institutions and countries' capacities to report on different sustainable water management indicators. To accelerate compliance with SDG 6, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) countries need to promote policies and incentives based on timely, reliable and standardized information, which requires strengthening their capacities in a changing environment. This is the central objective of the Regional Network and Observatory for Water Sustainability (ROSA) in LAC, which continues to advance with a very successful and enlightening year.
2 de April de 2024 | Briefing note
Durante el encuentro, que se realizará en paralelo a la séptima reunión del Foro de los Países de América Latina y el Caribe sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible, se presentará la Guía para la elaboración de exámenes locales voluntarios a nivel subnacional.
1 de April de 2024 | Briefing note
Durante el Webinario “Diversificación Inclusiva y Transición Energética: Oportunidades para América Latina” se discutieron las recomendaciones de política pública del informe de la UNCTAD sobre Productos Básicos y Desarrollo 2023: Diversificación inclusiva y transición energética; y se analizaron las oportunidades y los desafíos para América Latina de la diversificación económica asociados a las cadenas de valor alrededor de los minerales y a la implementación de políticas industriales verdes en el contexto de la transición energética y de la agenda de desarrollo sostenible.
27 March 2024 | Briefing note
The IV Edition of the Regional Water Dialogues for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) was held from March 11 to 13, 2024, organized by ECLAC in collaboration with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) and with the support of the Regional Group of Experts in Water Resources.
27 de March de 2024 | Briefing note
El documento, que pone el foco en la acción climática, será presentado en el marco de la séptima reunión del Foro de los Países de América Latina y el Caribe sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible, que se realizará del 15 al 18 de abril de 2024.
21 March 2024 | Briefing note
From March 11th till the 13th of 2024, the IV Edition of the Regional Water Dialogues for Latin America and the Caribbean was held, organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation Agriculture (IICA), in San José, Costa Rica.
25 March 2024 | Briefing note
ECLAC’s Regional Water Dialogues in Latin America and the Caribbean 2024 included a session on “Transboundary Waters: Management, Cooperation and Peace” co-organised by the Water Convention (UNECE), the Organisation of American States, and the Inter-American Development Bank. The session was a call to strengthen water cooperation in the region, with the aim to enhance water security and prevent conflict. By showcasing different experiences and perspectives from countries and basin organizations, participants explored the needs for and the benefits of cooperation at various scales and across sectors, with a special focus on institutional and legal instruments available, such as the UN Water Convention.
22 de March de 2024 | Briefing note
La División de Asuntos de Género de la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL) participó en el lanzamiento de la Hoja de Ruta de Género para la Exportación de Servicios en Chile, organizado por el Ministerio de Hacienda de Chile, el pasado 22 de marzo de 2024. El evento tuvo como objetivo presentar la iniciativa del Ministerio de Hacienda, que recoge el trabajo liderado por la Coordinación de Género y el Comité Técnico Público Privado de Exportación de Servicios.
22 March 2024 | Briefing note
Session 1 "Water, Agriculture, and Ecosystems" of the 2024 Regional Water Dialogues highlighted the critical interdependence between sustainable water management, efficient agriculture, and ecosystem protection. This meeting also emphasized the urgency of adopting innovative and sustainable agricultural practices that improve water use efficiency and promote soil regeneration, to ensure food security. The session highlighted the importance of strategic partnerships and international cooperation, underscoring the crucial role of the private sector and the need for cross-sectoral and grassroots public policies for effective water management, especially in regions affected by climate change and desertification.
22 March 2024 | Briefing note
Session 2 "Water and Productive Development" of the 2024 Regional Water Dialogues delved into the interplay between water management, energy, and sustainable development. It stressed the urgency of adapting energy matrices to renewable sources due to climatic variability. The session highlighted the need for significant investments and intersectoral cooperation to advance towards more efficient and sustainable water and energy management, pointing out the crucial role of the private sector in this process.
22 March 2024 | Briefing note
Session 6 of the 2024 Regional Water Dialogues, focused on "Water Security and Climate Resilience: Contributions and Experiences for the Water Sustainability Network and Observatory (ROSA)," highlighted the regional challenges and strategies for addressing water management and climate change. Countries shared national experiences, lessons learned, and discussed the importance of technology, watershed protection, and multisectoral participation in water management.
22 March 2024 | Briefing note
Session 7 of the 2024 Regional Water Dialogues addressed the "Opportunities for the Circular Economy in the Sanitation Sector", with the aim of presenting a roadmap that transforms public policies and regulatory frameworks to expand investment opportunities in circular systems. Moderated by Mr. Diego Fernández, senior expert in the Drinking Water and Sanitation sector of ECLAC, the session highlighted the importance of innovation, multi-sector collaboration, and sustainable financing to move towards a circular economy in sanitation.
20 March 2024 | Briefing note
On March 14, 2024, a key training session was held in Panama City, focused on the implementation of the circular economy in the drinking water and sanitation sector. This meeting, organized in the Management Hall of the Panama Canal Authority, featured the presence of international and local experts, who shared knowledge and methodologies for methane utilization and nutrient recovery in selected municipalities of Panama.