Nexus Calendar // Archive 2016

Event

Cities in the 21st Century // The Nexus of the Climate, Water, and Energy Challenges

Lecture by Professor Elie Bou-Zeid, Princeton University, organised by the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory as part of the "Science on Saturday".

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Seminars

Seminar // Environmental Protection Strategies under Conditions of Sustainable Land Use Management

By Goddert V. Oheimb. UNU-FLORES Nexus Seminar Nr. 17 in cooperation with the Technical University Dresden

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UNECE 4th Task Force Meeting on the Water-Food-Energy Ecoysystems Nexus

The fourth meeting Task Force on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus will take place in the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 8 December 2016 back to back with the global workshop on Assessments of the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus and response measures in transboundary basins (Geneva, 6-7 December 2016) , under the leadership of the Government of Finland, with the support of the UNECE secretariat.

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Oxford Talks // Conference on Localising Food Systems: The food-energy-water nexus issues of re-distributed manufacturing

This conference is intended to stimulate exchange and debate about the related issues in re-distributed manufacturing (RDM), food systems, and food-energy-water nexus issues at enterprise, local and regional levels. This event will be truly multidisciplinary, welcoming contributions from engineering, agriculture, natural sciences and social sciences. It will also encourage debate and share perspectives with business, local authorities and stakeholders in the food, energy and water sectors.

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Publication Launch // DTU International Energy Report 2016: The Energy-Water-Food Nexus 2016 - from local to global perspective

The new Denmark Technical University (DTU) International Energy Report 2016 brings up the complex issues of the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and analyses challenges and opportunities for wider introduction of the nexus concept from local to global scale in order to enhance the security and sustainability in the Nexus.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

Tech Exhibition // Water-Energy-Food Nexus at the Intex Oman

Jauad El Kharraz, Head of Research of the Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) will speak on the water-energy-food nexus and its potential for the MENA region at the 2016 Intex Oman trade exhibition in Muscat.

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UNECE Global Workshop on the Water-Food-Energy Ecosystems Nexus

The global stock-taking workshop on assessments of the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus and response measures in transboundary basins will take place in the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 6 and 7 December 2016, back to back with the fourth meeting of the Task Force on the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus (Geneva, 8 December 2016) .

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Drylands // Asia Pacific Policy Dialogue on Water, Energy and Food Security for Poverty Alleviation in Dryland Regions

Keeping in view the scarcity of water, energy and food, the upcoming conference willprovide an opportunity to hold an international dialogue between policy makers, scientists, academicians, other experts and stakeholders for exploring new dimensions to increase water and food security and alleviate poverty in the resource deficient dryland regions worldwide, in Asia and the Pacific region, and particularly in Pakistan.

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Workshops

Science Collaboration Symposium // The Water-Food-Energy Nexus

The British Council is proud to be partnering with the University of Bahrain to organize the 2nd Science Collaboration Symposium, this time under the theme: The Water-Food-Energy Nexus. The Bahrain-UK Science Collaboration Symposium aims to build on the existing collaborations in scientific research, and bring British, Bahraini, and Gulf experts together for a dialogue.

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Lecture // Water for Food, Water for Life

This lecture on the water-food nexus is part of the lecture series (Ringvorlesung) "Inspired by Model UN: Sustainable Development, Food Security and Humanitarian Assistance". Its aim is to convey a critical perspective on current global issues concerning hunger, food security, climate change and natural resource issues.

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