With the aim of inspiring innovative ideas and knowledge about circular economy strategies, German specialist Marina Chahboune gave a conference in Buenos Aires, at the INTI auditorium, on 6 September 2019, within the framework of the SEDA Project, with the European Union's financial support through the ADELANTE Triangular Cooperation Programme.
The Coordinator of the Mirada Ciudadana Project, along with some its experts, will participate today, Tuesday 3 September, and tomorrow, Wednesday 4 September, in the workshop of Good Practices called "Building a model of Municipal Transparency Management", provided by the Unit of Access to Public Information of AGESIC.
Technical experts of the Seda Project from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba and Ecuador, met on 4 September, at the INTI-Textiles Center, to share knowledge and views on current trends in the production and commercialization of silk and textiles.
On the occasion of the Esteio International Fair, in Porto Alegre, the meeting of the Association of Municipalities of the South-eastern Region of "Pampa Gaucho" group of Prefeitos de Rio Grande do Sul was held.
A few days ago, the Mirada Ciudadana Project, which is part of the Adelante Programme, carried out various activities, training sessions and fruitful meetings in several Paraguayan municipalities, in which its coordinator, Mrs Lucy Larrosa, participated, together with part of the technical team of the project.
The Mirada Ciudadana team and an official from the Treasury Department of the Government of Cerro Largo participated in a Day of exchange between officials from the Municipality of Pando and the National Agency for e-Government and Information Society (Agencia del Gobierno Electrónico y Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento - AGESIC).
The main topic of the event was the transmission of experiences regarding the implementation of the Citizen Service Points (CSPs) in the Municipality of Pando.
On 2 August 2019, the first Emprendetón in the Dominican Republic was held in the city of Santo Domingo, with the participation of more than 150 entrepreneurs who, through a playful competition by teams, learned to identify opportunities, ideas and business models, to make prototypes, to test their ideas in the market and to deliver effective presentations when it comes to getting funding for their projects.
As part of the objectives of improving technical and organizational skills, as well as training professionals in genetics and transformation of material for added value, the National Institute of Industrial Technology (Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Industrial - INTI) of Argentina, together with the Sociolario Cooperative in Italy and the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana (UPB) of Colombia, obtained a scholarship for a PhD student from the UPB at the University of Trento, Italy.
From the Mirada Ciudadana Project of the ADELANTE programme, we continue to provide technical assistance and training to the Municipality of Presidente Franco, developing various activities that strengthen its institutionality and civil society. Many meetings and activities were held for 4 days in the second week of July.
The Mirada Ciudadana Project worked on several meetings and activities in Presidente Franco. In this case, in the wake of the previous work, technical assistance was provided to several NGOs in project formulation and in the identification of funding sources. Likewise, this support was provided to the Association of Tourism Companies of Presidente Franco.