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Sustainable Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change in Uruguay


Sustainable Cities and Adaptation to Climate Change in Uruguay

Topic: Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability


This LAV’s general goal is to incorporate external views to enrich the planning, management and financing processes of sustainable cities and their climate adaptation in Uruguay and, at the same time, ways of integrating non-state actors in these processes. This LAV also seeks to share Uruguay’s accumulated experience that may be of interest to other actors in other contexts.

Guide Questions

  1. Is land use planning (OT by its Spanish acronym) a key (necessary) framework for mitigation measures development, adaptation to CC and comprehensive risk management?
  2. What strategies are relevant to ensure the right to the city in the climate change context and within the actions used to confront it (policies, programs, etc.)?
  3. What territorial management tools can be developed and deepened to increase resilience and adaptation-mitigation in cities? How to implement them and what costs do they have?
  4. How to promote green infrastructure so that, in addition to promoting climate change adaptation, it promotes social inclusion and the right to the city? Examples of innovative management systems in public spaces
  5. How to finance CC adaptation-mitigation measures? Should new tax and fiscal tools be developed or are the existing ones sufficient?
  6. What financing mechanisms exist for climate change adaptation measures with public-private participation?
  7. How to ensure effective governance mechanisms that include public and private sectors, academy and