Nexus Calendar // Archive 2012

Green Week 2012: "The Water Challenge <<-->> Every Drop Counts", Brussels
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Conference // Green Week 2012: "The Water Challenge <<-->> Every Drop Counts", Brussels

The 12th edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy.

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Corporate Sustainability in Africa 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Conference // Corporate Sustainability in Africa 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa

"Living in the Water, Food and Energy Nexus"

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Biofuel Production <<-->> Dissecting the Water-Energy-Land Nexus
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Webinar // Biofuel Production <<-->> Dissecting the Water-Energy-Land Nexus

As biofuel production continues to increase, concern is building regarding competing use for lands (food vs. fuel debate), implications of grid energy demands, excessive water usage, and deleterious effects on water quality.

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"Powering Progress Together": Forum on Energy, Water and Food, Rotterdam
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Forum // "Powering Progress Together": Forum on Energy, Water and Food, Rotterdam

This Energy-Water-Food Nexus will be a significant factor in quality of life on the planet in the coming decades. It is therefore critical to raise awareness of the challenges ahead and how each of us can make a positive contribution.

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On Food, Water and Energy <<-->> in the Context of Rio+20
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Seminar // On Food, Water and Energy <<-->> in the Context of Rio+20

How can we secure access to adequate food, clean and safe drinking water and sustainable energy for all <<-->> within the planetary boundaries?

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Africa Water Week 2012
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Conference // Africa Water Week 2012

The Africa Water Week (aww) is organized by the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) and represents a political commitment at the highest level with over 1000 participants from governments, regional institutions, international partners, the private sector, the scientific community, civil society, and the media from all over the world, and in particular Africa, meeting to discuss and collectively seek solutions to Africa's water and sanitation challenges.

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World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy, Dublin
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World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy, Dublin

The Congress will explore the topics of resilient and sustainable cities with a focus on climate change adaptation and mitigation together with the impacts and responses of climate change on water resources. Reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, operating in a carbon constrained world and a focus on renewable energy including practical applications and integration in to the energy mix will be covered.

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Water <<-->> Energy <<-->> Food Security: New Directions for Water Management, Winnipeg
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IISD Workshop // Water <<-->> Energy <<-->> Food Security: New Directions for Water Management, Winnipeg

In its 2011 report, the World Economic Forum identified the Water-Energy-Food (W-E-F) security nexus as one of the greatest threats to the global economy and sustainable development over the next few decades. In order to address this issue the Water Innovation Centre of IISD is collaborating with the Global Water System Project (GWSP) to host a conference on Water-Energy-Food Security.

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International Conference on Transboundary River Basin Management, Phuket
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Conference // International Conference on Transboundary River Basin Management, Phuket

Mekong2Rio will be an important contribution to the transboundary water resources management dimension to Rio+20. The NEXUS perspective is an important part in this process.

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Global Water Summit: "A Brave New World", Rome
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Conference // Global Water Summit: "A Brave New World", Rome

The Global Water Summit brings the entire international water sector to Rome, and lays down the challenge to think bravely about one question: What does our successful water future look like?

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