Climatic funding workshop: Preparation of projects for changing public streetlights in the RAMCC Municipalities


12/04/2019

Workshop objectives:

      I.        Informing consultants and municipal professionals as well as managers and public workers from different institutions about progress in the "Energy-efficient road lighting in Argentina" project.

    II.        Assessing the possibilities of preparing an international tender for funding and buying LED luminaires as a first collective project carried out by municipalities, whose action will be integrated into the National Contribution of Argentina and reported to the CMNUCC.

Participants:

•         Financial and Legal Secretaries from 20 RAMCC municipalities.
•         Representatives from multilateral organizations and public and private banks from Argentina.
•         Representatives from embassies.
•         Environment and Sustainable Development Secretary of the Nation.
•         Energy Efficiency Center of Copenhagen.

Program:

9.00 a.m. Introduction.
After welcoming the attendants, presentation of the meeting purpose. Ricardo Bertolino – RAMCC Executive Director.

9.15 a.m. Update on the consult with international companies and banks.
On-Line presentation. Progress made in the informal consultation on funding possibilities by European countries.
Gabriela Prata Dias - Energy Efficiency Center of Copenhagen.

9.30 a.m. Update on progress made in the technical formulation of the "Energy-efficient road lighting in Argentina" project.
Andrea Heins - Consultant to the BID.

10.00 a.m. Presentation of the RAMCC Trust as a tool for municipal collective projects.
Dorothea Garff - Estudio Beccar Varela

10.30 a.m. Legal and financial framework of the RAMCC municipalities
Orlando Costa – Institute for Territorial Development and National University of La Plata.

11.00 a.m. What would be your participation in a possible international tender?  What are the requirements you consider necessary for the municipalities to have access to the project?  Which other paths might be followed by the municipalities to get funding for their projects?
Marisa Ramírez - Economist

11.30 a.m. New challenges: electric mobility in middle-sized Argentinian municipalities.
Patrick Maio – International Consultancy company Hinicio.

12.00 p.m. Agreement on next steps to be taken and conclusion.
Patrick Maio – International Consultancy company Hinicio.

12.30 p.m. Closing.