Silvina Rivero was in charge of representing the government of the province in this meeting. she shared her Experience in the implementation of public policies that promote sustainable development at the local level, within the framework of one of the parallel events that make up the High Level Political Forumwhere she was accompanied by representatives of countries such as Belgium, Spain, Morocco, Mexico, Italy, Canada, Brazil and Senegal, among others.

The Minister of Coordination presented the cordovan development model that “Places special emphasis on the generation of genuine and quality employment, as a great driver of upward social mobility” and highlighted the importance of union with municipalities and with the private sector, universities and civil society for the implementation of public policies.

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Rivero opened his speech by listing the importance of the province in carrying out public policies “The first is the public-private alliances through which we have promoted the creation of Agencies, mixed companies that have boards of directors made up of representatives of the public-private-academic sector and share capital and financing from the State and private“In the same line, he gave as examples the ProCórdoba Agencydedicated to the promotion of international trade and the internationalization of Cordovan companies; the Innovate and Undertake Agencywhich seeks to promote the development of technology-based ventures; the Córdoba Connectivity Agencywhich aims to ensure an efficient connectivity infrastructure and promote digital inclusion, and the Córdoba Competitiveness Agencywhose objective is to promote the competitive development of Cordovan companies.

The following act, the minister mentioned the importance of the execution of Infrastructure works necessary for the economic development of regional communities, carried out together with local governments and productive entities, such as those carried out through the Single Road Consortiumhe Trunk Aqueduct Plan and the trunk pipelines that allowed 995,000 Cordovans from 240 towns to connect to the natural gas network.

“This infrastructure allowed us, among other things, move forward with the connection 1,000 companies; the creation of 54 Industrial Parks that contribute to urban ordering, to the concentration of services and to the synergy between companies of similar items; and connectivity since with the laying of gas pipelines more than 2,400 kilometers of fiber optics”, Rivero specified. And he finished: “These initiatives are complemented by regulatory frameworks that encourage the promotion of new companies and productive, social and territorial innovation, such as the Laws for Promotion and Industrial Development for SMEs; for Industrial Promotion and Development of Productive Clusters and for the Promotion of the Knowledge Economy”.

Finally, Rivero insisted on the “key role that regional governments have when it comes to generating the conditions that local governments need to face the challenges set by the 2030 Agenda”.

The activity was co-organized by Regions4 Sustainable Development, an international network of regional governments for sustainable development, and the Flanders region, on the northern fringe of Belgium. participated Jan JambonMinister President of Flanders; Rashid El-Abdi, President of Rabat Salé-Kénitra (Morocco); Sayda Melina Rodríguez Gómez, Secretary of Sustainable Development of Yucatán (Mexico); Jonan Fernández, Secretary General for Social Transition and the 2030 Agenda of the Basque Country (Spain); Moussa Koyaté, President of Gossas (Senegal); Meritxell Serret, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the European Union, Catalonia (Spain); Jonatas Souza da Trindade, Minister of the Environment of Sao Paulo (Brazil); Giorgio Maione, Minister of the Environment and Climate of Lombardy (Italy) and Benoit Charette, Minister of the Environment of Québec (Canada).