The route of Latin America towards sustainability

Antigua, Guatemala │ 6-7 November 2024

In-person event in English and Spanish with simultaneous translation│ Hotel Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua │ With pre- and post-symposium training courses (5 November) and technical visits (8 November) 

Explore how environmental strategic planning contributes to resilient infrastructure and more sustainable economies throughout Latin America in this two-day event.

environmental and social impact assessment in infrastructure

regulatory and financial factors specific to the region

society, infrastructure, and the environment: communities in latam

Latin American countries face significant challenges regarding sustainable development, due to their increasing vulnerability caused by severe weather events related to climate change. Coupled with the increasing demand for services and resources, these challenges highlight the urgent need to develop sustainable infrastructure to meet the needs of the growing population.

Gather with international experts for this two-day event to discuss current infrastructure challenges in the region, exploring how environmental strategic planning contributes to resilient infrastructure and more sustainable economies throughout Latin America.

  • Examine case studies of environmentally sound infrastructure in different economic sectors, learning about the design, execution, environmental and risk management, lender risk management, and monitoring and follow up.
  • Discuss sustainable development opportunities in the region, including energy, road networks, urbanism, tourism, industry, agriculture, waste management, and the circular economy.
  • Explore environmental strategic planning as a tool to manage social and environmental risks in infrastructure needs.

In Guatemala, unique geological, geographic, social, indigenous, and environmental conditions come together, making it a perfect spot for conversations about the broader region’s infrastructure challenges and opportunities. 

A World Heritage Site framed by volcanoes, Antigua was established in the early 16th century. Antigua delights visitors with its notable architecture, historic ruins, plentiful farm-to-table restaurants, and bustling open air markets. Start planning your stay in Antigua now.

Join us in Antigua in November 2024!


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