PROGRAMME

PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT AGENDAS

03.00 PM to 03:45 PM (CEST)

Experiences and lessons learnt from Ecuador and Brazil

Brazil and Ecuador have conducted participatory processes for the development of their national sustainable urban development agendas and policies during 2020 and 2021.This event will highlight the key steps in developing these agendas and policies, with a focus on to promote and sustain dialogue with stakeholders throughout the development and implementation process.

Key questions:

a) to ministers:

What were/are the biggest challenges in developing the agendas? Why is a participatory process important for the implementation of the agendas? How do you ensure that the agendas persist beyond policy changes and direct action by ministries (sustainability)?

b) to city mayors:

How have you managed to “translate” a rather abstract national agenda into concrete local actions in your municipality?

MAIN CONVENOR: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

SPEAKER

Moderator

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Sarah Habersack | Cluster Coordinator, GIZ Brazil

Panelists

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Alice de Almeida Vasconcelos de Carvalho| Executive Secretary, Ministry of Regional Development (MDR), Brazil
María Gabriela Aguilera Jaramillo | Vice Minister, Ministry of Urban Development and Housing of Ecuador (MIDUVI)
Elcio Batista | Vice-Mayor, Municipality of Fortaleza, Brazil

Élcio Batista was Chief of Staff in the Government of Ceará from 2015 to 2020. He served as Executive Secretary of the State Academy of Public Security and worked with the Inter-American Development Bank at Fortaleza City Hall as well as Planning Advisor at the Ceara Institute of Art and Culture. 

Agustín Elías Casanova Cedeño| Mayor, Municipality of Portoviejo, Ecuador