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Archive 2013

02–03 Apr 14

International Conference

The conference will focus on the benefits of transboundary cooperation in ensuring energy, food and water security with a nexus and climate change perspective.

02 Apr 14

Nexus Debate

On April 2, Circle of Blue and the Wilson Center present the findings of their Choke Point: India initiative, an exploration into the water-energy-food confrontations in the world’s second most populous country.

31 Mar 14

Smart Solutions for 2050

This next Intelligence Squared event in partnership with Shell will bring together an expert panel to discuss the the interconnected relationships between these vital resources both globally and in the UK.

27 Mar 14

Discussion

This debate focusses on how biotechnology can help resolving the global water-energy-and-food-security nexus

27 Mar 14

African Cities

The South African Cities Network (SACN) invites members of the media to the strategic conversation on water-energy-food nexus.

25–27 Mar 14

Workshop

The workshop will identify specific examples of where Earth Observations (EO) can add to WEF Nexus assessments, review the information needs of resource managers and policy makers dealing with WEF issues, inform users on the use of EO to address issues related to water, energy and food security; To assess gaps in monitoring information and services that could be addressed by satellite data products, and develop a report synthesizing the state of EO applications to WEF issues, based on the workshop results.

22 Mar 14

World Water Day

Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires utilization of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources. Conversely, about 8% of the global energy generation is used for pumping, treating and transporting water to various consumers.

21 Mar 14

World Water Day

The report will address the theme “Water and Energy” in 2014 and will be launched during the main World Water Day celebrations in Tokyo, Japan on 21 March 2014.

2014-03-21

Side-event at World Water Day 2014

As a side event of the World Water Day 2014, this event focusses on hydropower. The debate will focus on numerous aspects of the topic: research, management, capacity development and many more

17 Mar 14

European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN)

The European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN) will dedicate the next issue of ETFRN news to landscapes. In this way, ETFRN News aims to provide practitioners and policy makers with an opportunity to share their practical experiences in the application of landscape approaches. Deadline for submission is 17 March 2014.

Partners

  • IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute
  • WEF World Economic Forum
  • WWF World Wide Fund for Nature

Bonn2011 Nexus Conference – in the context of Bonn Perspectives

  • Bonn Perspectives

initiated by

  • BONN
  • BMZ

funded by

  • European Regional Development Fund EFRE
  • NRW Ministerin für Bundesangelegenheiten, Europa und Medien des Landes Nordrhein-Westphalen
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