Nexus Calendar // Archive 2013

International Water Week Amsterdam: "Why Water is a Catalyst for a Green Economy and How to Make the Transition"
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Conference // International Water Week Amsterdam: "Why Water is a Catalyst for a Green Economy and How to Make the Transition"

The International Water Week Amsterdam (IWW) sees itself as a stepping stone in the transition to a green economy. "Integrated Water Solutions for a green economy" is the central theme of the week.

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Exploring the Relationships Between Water and Other Essential Human Needs
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Lecture // Exploring the Relationships Between Water and Other Essential Human Needs

Greg Allgood, who leads World Vision's work to address the global water crisis, will highlight the critical link between provision of clean water and effectively addressing major global health priorities including malnutrition and HIV/AIDS.

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"The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus", Nairobi/Kenya
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Partnership Forum at the Global South-South Expo 2013 // "The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus", Nairobi/Kenya

SEI is hosting a half-day Partnership Forum to discuss the water-energy-food nexus and how a science-based, integrated approach can help countries achieve more sustainable and successful development.

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Local Climate Solutions for Africa Congress (LOCS), Dar es Salaam/Tanzania
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Climate Congress // Local Climate Solutions for Africa Congress (LOCS), Dar es Salaam/Tanzania

This biennial Congress held under ICLEI Africa's Urban Leadership for African Sustainability (ULAS) programme provides a platform for African local leaders, national governments, scientists, technical experts, development partners, business, industry and civil society to engage on the complex issues and innovative solutions related to urbanisation in Africa through the broad context of climate change.

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"Choke Point: Cities", Durham/USA
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Lecture and Discussion // "Choke Point: Cities", Durham/USA

Lecture on water-energy-food Confrontations in China and India by Jennifer Turner, Director, China Environment Forum of the Woodrow Wilson Center

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Global South-South Development Expo 2013, Nairobi/Kenya
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"Building Inclusive Green Economies" // Global South-South Development Expo 2013, Nairobi/Kenya

The Global South-South Development Expo (GSSD Expo) is the first ever Expo solely from the South and for the South. It showcases successful Southern-grown development solutions (SDSs) to address the need to meet Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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Second Global Soil Week (GSW 2013) - Losing Ground?
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Conference Report // Second Global Soil Week (GSW 2013) - Losing Ground?

Two panels of this year's Global Soil Week held in Berlin focussed on the nexus of water, food and energy security

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"Grand Challenges in Environmental Sustainability - The Water, Climate, Soil, and Food Nexus", Madison/Wisconsin, USA
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Weston Roundtable Series // "Grand Challenges in Environmental Sustainability - The Water, Climate, Soil, and Food Nexus", Madison/Wisconsin, USA

This presentation will include case studies dealing with soil, air, and water contamination and carbon cycling/sequestration to show how the application of a multi-scale, interdisciplinary approach can provide important insights into environmental degradation and restoration.

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"The Regulation of the Water Sector - Justification and Current Trends"
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Lecture Series Cologne // "The Regulation of the Water Sector - Justification and Current Trends"

This lecture is held by Prof. Dr. Mark Oelmann, Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences. The Lecture is part of a series that addresses Nexus key issues by bringing scientists and experts from many disciplines together. It wants to contribute to the current global dialogue regarding the future of our planet. Organised by German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE-GDI), Institute of Geography/University of Cologne, Institute for Technology and Resources...

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ISO-Workshop on Multiple Resource Productivity (MRP), Haifa/Israel
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Workshop // ISO-Workshop on Multiple Resource Productivity (MRP), Haifa/Israel

To more fully examine the possible approaches to address this need, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) will hold a workshop aimed at helping to develop an ISO-published International Workshop Agreement (IWA) on guidelines for multiple resource evaluation.

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