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Climate Change Adaptation, Urban Planning, and the Private Sector in Colombia

Date & Time

Feb. 25, 2015
8:00am – 5:30pm

Location

Bogotá, Colombia

Climate Change Adaptation, Urban Planning, and the Private Sector in Colombia

On February 25, 2015, the Wilson Center's Latin American Program and USAID/Colombia convened a full day seminar with leaders from Colombian govenment ministries and private sector firms to discuss climate change adaptation, urban planning, and the role of the role of the private sector. National and international experts and policymakers presented case studies, delivered expert presentations, and engaged with representitives of naitonal, regional, and municipal government from across Colombia, as well as private sector representatives.

This event, "Cambio Climático y Planificación del Territorio: Casos de Estudio de Adaptación en Políticas Urbanas y Sector Privado," was the fifth in a series funded by USAID and organized by the Wilson Center, aimed and advancing the dialogue on climate change adaptiaton in Latin American and the Caribbean (see memo available for download below).

An audio recording of this event will be made available on this page as soon as possible. English and Spanish language summaries of this event are currently available below, along with are materials from the event including the agenda, speaker biographies, and powerpoint presentations.

- See more at: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/article/event-summary-climate-change-adaptation-urban-planning-and-the-private-sector-colombia#sthash.7nsKU6Od.dpuf

On February 25, 2015, the Wilson Center's Latin American Program and USAID/Colombia convened a full day seminar with leaders from Colombian government ministries and private sector firms to discuss climate change adaptation, urban planning, and the role of the private sector. National and international experts and policymakers presented case studies, delivered expert presentations, and engages with representatives of national, regional, and municipal governments from across Colombia, as well as private sector representatives.

This event, "Cambio Climático y Planificación del Territorio: Casos de Estudio de Adaptación en Políticas Urbanas y Sector Privado," was the fifth in a series funded by USAID and organized by the Wilson Center, aimed at advvancing the dialogue on climate change adaptation in Latin America and the Caribbean (see memo available for download below).

Click here to listen to the audio from the seminar. 

English and Spanish language summaries of this event are currently available below, along with materials from the event including the agenda, speaker biographies, and powerpoint presentations.


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Latin American Program

The Wilson Center’s prestigious Latin American Program provides non-partisan expertise to a broad community of decision makers in the United States and Latin America on critical policy issues facing the Hemisphere. The Program provides insightful and actionable research for policymakers, private sector leaders, journalists, and public intellectuals in the United States and Latin America. To bridge the gap between scholarship and policy action, it fosters new inquiry, sponsors high-level public and private meetings among multiple stakeholders, and explores policy options to improve outcomes for citizens throughout the Americas. Drawing on the Wilson Center’s strength as the nation’s key non-partisan forum, the Program serves as a trusted source of analysis and a vital point of contact between the worlds of scholarship and action.  Read more

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