Inclusivity, Resilience, and Circular Economy
Major topics that will be addressed
Water cycle systems and services. Opportunities and constraints for service- and resource-based strategies (e.g., wastewater as a resource)
Key constraints: Performance issues and key governance gasps
Integrated strategies across levels (e.g., global, national, regional, and local), and scales (e.g., urban areas, catchments, regions)
Aligning policies, institutions, and regulation (PIR) to promote water sector strategies
The role of regulation to safeguard / promote inclusivity, resilience, and circular economy
Investment priorities in infrastructures and the overall cost matrix (e.g., capital charges, operation and maintenance, opportunity costs, and externalities)
The role of tariffs, taxes, and transfers to achieve / finance inclusivity, resilience, and circular economy
The importance of promoting the participation of public and private partners. When and how?
Capacity building to fulfill existing gaps in water supply, wastewater, drainage, and other infrastructure sectors.