UTFPR launches the School of Management and Economics in Curitiba

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With the purpose of promoting greater integration and interaction of knowledge in the area of Management and Economics, UTFPR launched on August 21st the School of Management and Economics. The mission is to strengthen strategic actions to disseminate an entrepreneurial culture and innovation in contemporary management practices, given the challenges posed by economic dynamics.

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Watch the interview with Prof. Christian Luiz da Silva at RPC (Portuguese only).

Know more about the school and the events on their Facebook page.


Technical Report: Evaluation of the Municipal Policy for the Integrated Management of Urban Solid Waste in Porto Alegre

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On the last day 27, Prof. Christian Luiz da Silva from the Federal Technological University of Paraná went to the State Public Prosecutor’s Office of Porto Alegre to launch the Technical Report: Evaluation of the Municipal Policy for the Integrated Management of Urban Solid Waste in Porto Alegre.

The event brought together experts from the public prosecutor’s office, court of law, cooperatives, companies and other agents of the waste chain. Access the complete list of participants and their respective organizations here.  The meeting generated good results and exchange of knowledge on the subject.

Book: National Policy on Solid Waste: Implementation and Monitoring of Urban Waste

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The Energy and Environment Institute from USP, together with the National Solid Waste Policy Observatory, published the book National Policy on Solid Waste: Implementation and Monitoring of Urban Waste.

The publication has a chapter titled “Multidimensional indicators of the Municipal Policy of Integrated Management of urban solid waste of Brazilian capitals: a panorama from 2008 to 2014” and result of the activities of the group. Congratulations to the authors Christian Luiz da Silva, Gabriel Massao Fugii, Alain Hernandez Santoyo, Izabel Biernaski and Ana Paula Myszczuk.

See two more books by the institute on Water Resources and Environmental Governance on the page: https://www.saneamentobasico.com.br/novos-livros-politicas-ambientais/

8th International Forum on Solid Waste

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From 06/12 to 06/14, UTFPR carried out in partnership with the Venturi Institute the 8th International Forum on Solid Waste. The event had several panels, oral and banner presentations, mini-courses, a technical visit and exhibition of handicrafts using recycled materials.

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If you are interested in the area of solid waste and water resources, access the annals of the 8th FIRS in the page: http://institutoventuri.org.br/ojs/index.php/firs/issue/view/2

Seminar “Greening Jobs by the Way of Development”

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On Friday, May 26 of 2017, the PPGTE / UTFPR an invitation from prof. Dr. Christian Luiz da Silva, from PD2T, the interesting seminar with the theme “Greening Jobs by the Way of Development” by Prof. Dr. Paulo Afonso Bracarense Costa.

The lecture dealt with the book of the same title, based on his master’s degree in public policies developed at the Universities of Humboldt in Berlin and Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder), in which the author presents a proposal for application of the concepts of employment and green work, as well as the indicator of density of green jobs, allowing a more precise construction on jobs and their environmental impact. An interesting discussion on possibilities of applying the indicator followed the lecture.

Seminar on Green Jobs – 26th of May 2017

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The International Labor Organization (ILO) has invited everyone to contribute to the construction of a precise definition of green jobs and to develop a methodology that could assess how to exercise the different workforce collaboration to build a sustainable world with green economy

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The Prof. PhD. Paulo Afonso Bracarense Costa – is Member of the Statistics Department of UFPR, Master in Agronomy by ESALQ-USP, Master in Public Policy by the University of Berlin and Viadrina-Frankfurth University, PhD by UFSC and University of South Florida USA. He was Director of the Center for Management and Strategic Studies of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (CGEE) and Secretary of Labor in Curitiba, when carried out in the municipality to adhere to the commitments to generate decent work and green jobs, proposed by the ILO.