Key Energy Events
  • Thursday, November 10, 2022
  • 11:30 - 13:30
  • Memo
  • Cedro Room West Hall
  • English
  • Organized by: World Bank, ADB, AfDB, EBRD, EIB, IADB - MAECI, MEF & Italian Trade Agency

This initiative is jointly promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Italian Ministry of Economy & Finance and executed by the Italian Trade Agency. Its goal is to foster the mutual knowledge between sector experts of the main MDBs and top Italian SMEs, with the aim of strengthening the participation of the latter in projects financed by the major MDBs in this field.

Session Chairs

Liborio Stellino, Deputy Director General for Internationalisation - Italian Ministry of Foreign 
Paolo Cappellacci, Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance


11.30 World Bank - Main initiatives in water sanitation in emerging markets
Antonio Rodriguez Serrano,  Sr. Water and Sanitation Specialist, The World Bank.

11.50 AfDB - Top projects & technologies in water sanitation in Africa
Emmanuel Olet, Chief Water Resources Development Officer,  African Development Bank

12.05 IADB - Main Projects in water sanitation & waste management in America Latina
Rodrigo Riquelme, Water & Sanitation Lead Specialist, Inter-American Development Bank

12.20 ADB: Main Projects Funded in Asia
Allison Woodruff, Chief of Water Sector Group, Asian Development Bank

12.35 EBRD: Main Projects & Technologies for Water Sanitation in Central Asia
David Tyler, Chief of Water Sector Group, European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

12.50 EIB: main projects and opportunities In & Outside the EU
Thomas Van Gilst, Head of the Water Security and Resilience division, European Investment Bank

13.05 Question & Answer

13.25 Closing Remarks
Paolo Cappellacci, Coordinator of the multilateral development banks & funds office - Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance 

Moderated by: Matteo Masini, Italian Trade Agency ITA/ICE