The closing of the first stage of the Air Quality Community of Practice of LATAM and African cities was moderated by Daniel Ibañez (Digital Marketing and Communication Specialist, WRI). During the meeting, high-level authorities and project members shared their experiences, lessons learned and needs from the first seven technical sessions.
We also learned about some results, areas of opportunity and next steps for the WRI team to continue with the next stage.
Carina Arvizu – Cities Director, WRI Mexico
Rebekah Shirley – Deputy Regional Director, WRI Africa
Desmond Appiah – National Leader, Clean Air Fund, Ghana
Patricia Martinez – Executive Director, IMEPLAN, Guadalajara
Carolina Urrutia – District Secretariat of Environment, Bogota
Ibrahim Otieno – Chief Officer Environment and Natural Resources, Nairobi City County
Elizabeth Albarrán – Head of the Climate Change and Resilience Unit, Zapopan, Jalisco
Jair Carrillo – Air Quality Specialist, Secretariat of Environment, Nuevo Leon, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Maurice Kavai – Deputy director Climate Change, Nairobi City County
Alex Ndyabakira – Epidemiologist, Kampala Capital City Authority, Kampala, Uganda
Victoria Owusu – Ghana Meteorological Agency
George Mwaniki – Head of Air Quality, WRI Africa