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Climate change negotiations: what’s at stake at COP24?

Twelve months after the UN Climate Conference in Bonn (COP23), the Polish city of Katowice hosts COP24.

Despite important progress in the intergovernmental negotiations, we have not done enough, we are not doing enough, and we are witnessing the consequences of climate change. Heat waves and drought, rising tides and severe flooding have all reared their heads during 2018.

Event: The 38th IAHR World Congress, 'Water – Connecting the World'

Event description

The 38th IAHR World Congress, with the central theme 'Water – Connecting the World', will take place between 1 and 6 September 2019 in Panama City, Panama. The event aims to provide a platform for science and practice to meet. Workshops and training will be available, while an exhibition alongside the congress will present the latest developments in equipment, software and instrumentation.

III Latin American and Caribbean Energy Week

Event description

The III Latin American and Caribbean Energy Week is set to support the exchange of experience and knowledge within the region's energy sector by generating business and project financing opportunities.

The event brings together many key players from the sector, including representatives of the governments of the 27 member countries of the Latin American Energy Organization (OLADE). It has been co-organised by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining of Uruguay (MIEM) and OLADE. 

Details

Date: Mon, 12/10/2018 to Fri, 12/14/2018
Location: Montevideo, Uruguay
Type: Sector event
South American Regional Office

South America Regional Liaison Officer 

Renata is one of the liaison officers of our South American National Office, based at Itaipu Binacional in Brazil. She joined Itaipu in 2000, working in System Operation as an electrical engineer. Until 2018, she worked in energetic planning studies, power generation schedules and reliability studies. Currently, she is part of the Executive Technical Director's staff as a senior engineer.

Renata holds a bachelor's in electrical engineering and a master's in power electrical systems from the Federal University of Itajubá (UNIFEI-Brazil).

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