Platform for the sustainable development of Latin America and the Caribbean

The Platform for the sustainable development of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC Platform) arises as part of the commitment of the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) for the fulfillment of the Sustainable Development Goals (ODS), forming a space for the exchange of knowledge and dissemination of experiences between teachers, students and Administration and Services Personnel (PAS) of different cooperation groups of the UPM in order to develop a collaborative and multidisciplinary action strategy that promotes sustainable development in alliance with various partners from the countries of the region, from a territorial approach.

Objectives

  • Identify the capacities of the UPM as a whole and of its partners, as well as the priorities and potential of the countries of the region, to promote sustainable development.

  • Generate interdisciplinary work methodologies between work groups of the UPM and with partners that improve the impact of actions in LAC.

  • Consolidate and enhance the generation, management and transfer of knowledge for the sustainable development of Latin America and the Caribbean in a collaborative and holistic way.

Areas of Action

What's New

The seminar ALIANZAS PARA EL DESARROLLO SOSTENIBLE EN ÁFRICA Y LATINOAMÉRICA: EXPERIENCIAS DE COOPERACIÓN TÉCNICA, is an event organized by the UPM Platforms (LAC, Africa and Refugee People Platform), which highlights the value of partnerships for sustainable development through the presentation of experiences developed by partner institutions of the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) in Africa and Latin America, in which the UPM has contributed from its work as a university technical cooperation entity, contributing from knowledge, technology and innovation.

The experiences have been organized around two thematic blocks: (i) Risk Management and Territorial Planning (November 25) and (ii) Access to water, health and energy services (November 26).

The material of the seminar is available on https://moodle.upm.es/formacion/login/login.php (the access is with your mail of registration)

 

Contact: virginia.diaz@upm.es