Tue, May 03

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Mexico City: Convening a Multi-Sector Platform to Enable Circularity

Mexico City is a mega-city with major water-food-energy challenges for the growing population. In this session you can learn about the circular case of Mexico City and the importance of coalition building and multi-stakeholder engagement.

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Mexico City: Convening a Multi-Sector Platform to Enable Circularity

Time & Location

May 03, 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT

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About the event

Session Description 

With a population exceeding 22M and ranked currently as the 5th largest city in the world, Mexico City has large-scale water-food-energy challenges that it must mitigate to better serve its growing population. To pivot the water-food-energy issue from a problem at scale to an economic and social opportunity, a multi-stakeholder coalition has formed to showcase the circular transition as a potential solution. This session will focus on the importance of coalition building and multi-stakeholder engagement to lead Mexico City's circular city transformation and highlight the opportunities and challenges on the road ahead.

The event is in English and translated in Spanish.

Session Panelists:

  • Estefania Arriaga, Ministry of Natural Resources of Mexico City
  • Eva Valencia, Founder, TriColor Coalition
  • Montserrat Palomar, Head of Sustainability, Enel Power Mexico 
  • Jahir Mojica, Director, SUEMA
  • Diana Osornio Hernández, Community Engagement Director,  Movimiento de Jóvenes por el Agua (MOJA AC)
  • Estefania Arriaga, Coordinator of Sustainable Management of Solid Waste, Ministry of Environment of Mexico City 

Moderator: Fernanda Scur, PYXERA Global

Key Participant Learning Outcomes

  • Get a keen understanding of the challenges and opportunities for an inclusive circular economy in a Mexico City’s mega-city context.
  • Capture real-time examples of the innovative proposals that are being implemented in Mexico City towards an inclusive circular economy in the water-food-energy sectors. 
  • Gain perspective of the challenges and opportunities to build a multi-sector and multi-actor coalition to promote joint transformative governance processes.

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