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Statements & Presentations
Capacity Building Workshop on Partnerships for Improving the Performance of Water Utilities in the Latin America and Caribbean Region

Number of statements/presentations: 26

Session 1: Managing Water and Sanitation Services in Urban Areas - Issues and Challenges
Mr. M. Aslam Chaudhry, DSD
Meeting Water and Sanitation Goals in LAC Region: Role of Public Water Utilities
Mr. Patricio Naveas, IADB
Potable Water and Sanitation Initiative of the IADB
Mrs. Cassilda Teixeira, COPASA - Brazil
Mainstreaming Water and Sanitation MDGs into National Development Policies
Ms. Leida Mercado, SURF-LAC
Water Provision and the MDGs: Examples from the LAC Region
Session 2: Strengthening Institutional Governance and Accountability
Mr. Antonio Miranda, Member UNSG Advisory Board on W&S
Institutional Framework for Improving the Performance of Water Operators
Mr. Emilio Lentini, ETOSS, Argentina
Improving Regulatory Instruments and Control: The Experience of Buenos Aires"
Ms. Brita Forssberg, SIWI, Sweden
Managing Internal and External Communications for Improved Governance of Water Utilities
Ms. Cecilia Martinez Leal, Ministry for Social Development
Water and Sanitation from the Social Perspective
Session 3: Financing Water and Sanitation Services
Mr. Daniel Platz, FfD
Meeting the Financing Gap through Domestic Resource Mobilization
Mr. David le Blanc, DSD
Water Tariffs and Subsidies: Impact on Expansion of Water Services and Sustainability of Utilities
Mr. Gerard Payen, Member of the “Gurria Task Force” on Water Financing
Financing Water for All: Enhancing Access to Finance for Local Governments
Ms. Leida Mercado, SURF-LAC
Sustainable Management of Watersheds: The Role of Payments for Ecosystem Services
Session 4: Promoting Partnerships Among Water Operators
Mr. Antonio Miranda, Member UNSG Advisory Board on W&S
Water Operators Partnership (WOP) Framework
Mr. Daniel Adom
Role of WOP in Advancing the Implementation of W&S MDGs
Mr. Keith Robertson, IWA
Role of International Water Association in Supporting WOP
Session 5: Capacity Building Needs of Public Water Utilities in LAC
Mr. Jaime Patricio Salvador, EMAPAR, Ecuador
Capacity Needs of Small and Médium Size Communities
Mr. Jose Fernando Cardenas, ACODAL, Colombia
Developing Markets of SMEs in the Water and Sanitation Sector
Mr. Keith Robertson, IWA
Role of Professional Associations in Supporitng Capacity Building
Round Table 1: Looking Beyond the “Water Utility Box”
Mr. Luis FernandoUlloa Vergara, ANDESCO, Colombia
Enhancing Corporate Social Responsibility of Public Utilities
Mr. Roman Ghio, ADERASA
Benchmarking of Public Utilities
Mr. Tarcisio Alvarez-Rivero, DSD
Expanding the Water Business Cycle
Closing Session