Nexus Calendar // Archive 2014

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Toolkit Launch // "Water, Conflict, and Peacebuilding in Development: Lessons for Practitioners", Washington DC

Launch of USAID's Water and Conflict Toolkit for Programming, a document designed to help development practitioners gain a deeper understanding of the forces driving violence and instability related to water.

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"Water, Sanitation and Sustainable Energy in the Post-2015 Development Agenda", New York/USA
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Debate // "Water, Sanitation and Sustainable Energy in the Post-2015 Development Agenda", New York/USA

This thematic debate is part of a series of three high-level events and three thematic debates convened by the President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). The events are organized the theme, 'The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Setting the Stage!' and seek to initiate discussions on priority areas for the post-2015 development agenda through in-depth, interactive and participatory discussions, with the objective of generating concrete contributions to the formulation of Sustainable Development...

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"Addressing the Food, Water, and Energy Nexus"
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"Addressing the Food, Water, and Energy Nexus"

A high-level group of policymakers, scholars, business and civil society representatives, and other key stakeholders has been convened by the Council's Africa Center, Energy and Environment Program, and Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security.

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"Water Supply Planning in a Non-Stationary World", The 4th UF Water Institute Symposium, Floriad/USA
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Symposium // "Water Supply Planning in a Non-Stationary World", The 4th UF Water Institute Symposium, Floriad/USA

Several inter-disziplinary approaches on how to secure water security in future times will be discussed on this conference. One of the panels focusses on the nexus approach.

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"Limited Resources - Unlimited Security Risks", Munich/Germany
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Panel Debate // "Limited Resources - Unlimited Security Risks", Munich/Germany

On this Global Luncheon Panel, guests and speakers will meet to discuss the interdependance between resource security, development and security policy.

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Launch of "thirsty energy", Abu Dhabi/UAE
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Launch at the WFES // Launch of "thirsty energy", Abu Dhabi/UAE

thirsty energy is a new global initiative led jointly by the Water and Energy Units in the World Bank and will officially be launched at WFES in January 2014.

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World Future Energy Summit 2014, Abu Dhabi/United Arab Emirates
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Conference // World Future Energy Summit 2014, Abu Dhabi/United Arab Emirates

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) is the world's foremost event dedicated to renewable energies, energy efficiency and clean technologies. This year's Summit will have a focus on the interdependence of energy and water.

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"Where is economic growth going to come from and who are the contenders for the next economic power house?"
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Session at the WFES 2014 // "Where is economic growth going to come from and who are the contenders for the next economic power house?"

Can poverty alleviation be driven through energy and water security?

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Online Discussion on Food-Water-Energy Nexus with AECOM
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Twitter Chat // Online Discussion on Food-Water-Energy Nexus with AECOM

Talk with Gary Lawrence, our Chief Sustainability Officer, and Michele Ferenz, Director, Food-Water-Energy Nexus Program at the EastWest Institute

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"A New Index for a Better Understanding of Global Resource Security", London/UK
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Launch of the Earth Security Index // "A New Index for a Better Understanding of Global Resource Security", London/UK

On this event, the Earth Security Index, "a Framework for Navigating Resource Risks and Opportunities", is presented to the public. The index measures the extend to which polticical and economical conditions are altered by resource scarcity. The event intends to start a new strategic debate - transsectoral and global.

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