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Transforming Waste Management in Cities

March 18, 2019

World Bank J-Building, Auditorium 1-050; 701 18th St NW, Washington, DC




  • Learn about global waste management trends from the World Bank’s recent publication What a Waste 2.0: A Global Snapshot of Solid Waste Management to 2050 and engage with practitioners from the World Resource’s Institute, the World Bank Group, the Jamaica Social Investment Fund, Suez Environnement and the City of Baltimore on potential solutions for waste management’s challenges around urbanization, service delivery and financing.

    • Opening remarks: Sameh Wahba, Director, World Bank
    • Short Presentations
      • Silpa Kaza, Urban Development Specialist, World Bank
      • Haruka Imoto, Knowledge Management Analyst, World Bank
    • Panel moderated by Jessica Seddon, Director of Integrated Urban Strategy, World Resources Institute
      • Catalina Marulanda, Practice Manager, World Bank
      • Omar Sweeney, Managing Director, Jamaica Social Investment Fund
      • Samir Dendoune, Director of Municipal Solid Waste Management, Suez Environnement’s Treatment Instructure team
      • John Chalmers, Head of the Bureau of Solid Waste, City of Baltimore’s Department of Public Works

    External attendees should contact Gunes Basat for a visitor’s pass.