SWA 2020 Latin America and Caribbean Finance Ministers' Meeting
18 November at 9:00 Mexico City | 10:00 New York
The first SWA Latin America and Caribbean Finance Ministers’ Meeting (FMM) will be held virtually on 18 November. It builds on previous global Finance Ministers Meetings organized by SWA in 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2017.
The SWA Latin America and the Caribbean FMM will be co-convened by global partners UNICEF and the World Bank Water Global Practice, as well as our regional partner, the Inter-American Development Bank.
The objective of the SWA Latin America and the Caribbean FMM is to develop and strengthen partnerships with finance ministers in the region for smart investments in water, sanitation and hygiene. The meetings will underscore the crucial role of water, sanitation and hygiene to the Latin American and Caribbean economy, population and environment during and after COVID-19, and will offer ministers practical avenues for financing the sector.
The 2-hour SWA Latin America and the Caribbean FMM will be livestreamed and simultaneous translated in English and French.
The SWA Latin America and the Caribbean FMM is preceded by a 2-month preparatory process thats will rely on multi-stakeholder dialogue at country level to ensure that finance and sector ministers are briefed and ready to actively participate in the FMM.