Regional deep dive: Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean joining forces for circularity
On September 15 (9am EDT & 1pm GMT), Regional deep dive: Africa and Latin America and the Caribbean joining forces for circularity. A dialogue and initiation of cooperation between the African Circular Economy Alliance (ACEA) and the Circular Economy Coalition for Latin America and the Caribbean in support of GO4SDGs and SEED.
The session will serve as a regional dialogue to frame a common understanding of how the circular economy can accelerate the transition to climate-friendly development, restoration, and inclusion in the Global South. Innovative solutions will be showcased as examples for replication, and the type of policies needed to scale up circular value chains will be discussed.
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Welcome to the event, the introduction of high-level keynote speakers
Mr. James Irungu Mwangi
Executive Director, Dalberg
Session One: Setting the scene from a political perspective – High-level Keynote Addresses
Mr. Carlos Eduardo Correa
Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Republic of Colombia
Dr. Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya
Minister of Environment, Republic of Rwanda
Session Two: Panel discussion on the circularity commonalities in Africa and LAC
Professor Kenneth Amaeshi.
Business School, University of Edinburgh
Ms. Wanjiru Waweru Waithaka
Founder and CEO, FunKidz
Mr. Gonzalo MuñozCOP High Level Climate Action Champion, Co-Founder and Drector of Triciclos, Board Member of B-Lab (Chile)
Mr. Samuel Rigu
Safi Organics, CEO
Ms. Valery Zevallos, Estrafalario
Session Four: Way Forward
Dr. Anthony Nyong,Director of Climate Change and Green Growth and Head of ACEA
Ms. Adriana Zacarias Farah
Coordinator of the LAC Circular Economy Coalition and Global Opportunities for Sustainable Development Goals (GO4SDGs)