Upcoming Webinar: Latin American experiences. Partnership for WEEE Management

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Upcoming Webinar: Latin American experiences. Partnership for WEEE Management

 

 

 

Date: July 21, 2020
Time: 10:00 am Colombia (check your local time)

Latin American experiences. Partnership for WEEE Management

This webinar will showcase two Latin American countries experience on E-waste management. The first presentation will provide an overview of a report which is under development and focuses on E-waste management in Latin-American countries and is produced jointly by the public and private sectors. The second presentation zooms into the Brazilian on using a reverse logistics system for E-waste management.
This Webinar is aimed at decision makers, specialists and for the general public interested in the proper management of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).

Agenda

– 10:00 – 10:30 Welcome and presentation of the Public-Private Sector Document
– 10:30 – 11:00 WEEE Management Brazil
– 11:00 – 11:30 Questions and Answers

Register: contacto@residuoselectronicosal.org

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Presentors

Uca Silva is a researcher, academic and consultant, specialized in Electronic Waste, Communication and Information Technology and has more than 25 years of experience in planning, development and implementation of international projects. Since 2004, she has been the founder and executive director of the Regional Platform for Electrical and Electronic Waste for Latin America and the Caribbean, Plataform RELAC. Author of several researches and articles on WEEE management at Latin American level. Support for studies and participation in international networks on this subject.

In 2019 joined the UNIDO project in charge of the regional information and knowledge management system for WEEE management.
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Marcos B. C. Pimentel. CTI / MCTIC / Brasil. Coordinator of the Nucleus of Qualification and Analysis of Electronic Products (NAPE) at the Renato Archer Information Technology Center (CTI), an institute of the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications (MCTIC), located in Campinas, State of São Paulo, Brazil.

Since 2008, he coordinates the Envirotronics Program, a cooperation between the Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communications (MCTIC). The Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (MDIC), and the Ministry of Environment (MMA). He participated in the Working Group for the regulation of the Reverse Logistics System of WEEE in Brazil (2012), in the development of the Brazilian standard ABNT NBR 16156 for the recycling of WEEE (2013), was part of the Coordination Group of the Pilot Project of Reverse Logistics JICA / Japan The WEEE of the City of São Paulo (2015), was part of the Coordination of the Rematronic/CTI project for the Recovery of Precious Metals from Electronic Boards (2018) and represents Brazil in several international forums on WEEE management (PACE and IEMN).