Dr. Ivo Gico Jr. Discusses Regulation and Finance in Sanitation

Prof. Dr. Ivo T. Gico Jr. discussed with more than 40 municipalities the regulatory framework and the financial challenges of sanitation projects during the 3rd Congress on Sanitation Public Services of Minas Gerais.  The event happened at Poços de Caldas, Minas Gerais, and was centered on the financial structure and sustainability of sanitation projects.  The objective was to provide municipalities managers with the legal and financial tools required to implement successfully their own sanitation policies.

The complete program of the 3rd Congress on Sanitation Public Services of Minas Gerais can be accessed here (Portuguese).

Dr. Ivo Gico Jr. joins Political and Business Meeting in Cambridge

Brazil and United Kingdom created a new forum to discuss political, economic and education issues of interest in Cambridge, England.  The event was called “British-Brazilian Conversa”.

With the presence of Professor Dr. Ivo Teixeira Gico Jr., the meeting happened at Cambridge University and had the support of former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs William Hague.  The forum debated common issues related to high-level education, geopolitics, national defense, infrastructure and quality of life in urban centers.

Other debate included the infrastructure required for the XXI century, with the participation of the President of the Brazilian National Bank of Social and Economic Development (BNDES), Mr. Luciano Coutinho, the British MP Nick Hurd and executives from Brazilian and British companies.

The British Ambassador to Brazil, Alex Ellis, and the Brazilian Ambassador to United Kingdom, Roberto Jaguaribe, attended the panel about multilateral relations.