Nexus Calendar // Archive 2017

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Workshop // Water-Energy-Food Nexus Implementation in the Maghreb

The WEF nexus framework is particularly suited to the Maghreb region given the stressors, constraints and strong interdependencies between sectors. This international workshop will be a unique opportunity to transfer knowledge and help implementing the WEF concept in the countries of this region.

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Planetary Security Conference 2017 // Water-Energy-Food Security in the MENA Region (C1)

How do you manage critical resources in a region facing heightened tensions, long-term conflict and climate change impacts? This event will explore this question by bringing together and encouraging dialogue between experts and policy makers from the Middle East and North Africa.

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Workshop // The Nexus Approach and Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture, Tunis

Through carefully designed wastewater irrigation schemes, Tunisia has played a pivotal role in the region in promoting the safe use of wastewater in agriculture (SUWA). Within this context UNU-FLORES gladly accepted the invitation extended by the National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water, and Forestry (INRGREF) of Tunisia to co-organise a workshop on “The Nexus Approach and Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture”.

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3rd Asia-Pacific Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation // Nexus Session "Promoting Circular Economy through Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities"

Session to discuss the nexus approach to sustainable urban development through optimised resource utilisation in cities and regions.

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Workshops

EMG Nexus Dialogues Series // Realising the Sustainable Development Goals - Integrating the Environment and Health Agendas into Policies for Urban Settings

The fourth EMG (UN Environment Management Group) Nexus Dialogue to be held on 3 Dec 2017 in Nairobi willbring UN agencies and other stakeholders closer together in identifying further synergies and partnerships at the intersection of the different goals, and subsequently supporting the implementation of the environmental dimension of the 2030 Agenda in a more coherent and collaborative manner.

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Seminars

Nexus Seminar // The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES): Tasks and Challenges

UNU-FLORES in collaboration with the Faculty of Environmental Sciences of TU Dresden is excited to announce the Nexus Seminar Series. The joint seminar series, which launched in 2015, features lectures by senior scholars that highlight all dimensions of research on the Nexus Approach, ranging from hands-on implementation strategies to theoretical debates. The Nexus Seminars serve not only as a platform for scientific exchange and cooperation between UNU-FLORES and TU Dresden but also a medium...

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Lecture // Advanced Materials for Water-Energy-Health Nexus

Lecture by Danmeng Shuai, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at The George Washington University. The Shuai Research Group specializes in catalysis, nanotechnology, water quality engineering, and environmental chemistry.

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Webinars

eLearning Seminar // Water Footprint Assessment: Concept and Application (Q4/2017)

"Water Footprint Assessment: Concept and Application" is an online foundation course facilitated by experts from the Water Footprint Network and the University of Twente. Developed with support of the World Bank Institute, it introduces Water Footprint Assessment and explains how it can be implemented and applied to inform decisions related to water policy and management.

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COP23 // Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

The 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be organized by Fiji and hosted at the headquarters of the UNFCCC Secretariat in Bonn, Germany.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

ASTECHNOVA 2017 // Innovative Sustainable System in Energy-Food-Water Nexus

The ASTECHNOVA 2017 is to host communication and dissemination of proposed new approaches in dealing with E- W-F nexus issues, as studying complexity and knowledge management. The papers on the issues relating to technology innovations and policy implementation of the E- W-F nexus s are welcomed. This event is the third international energy conference. Since 2014 till 2016 the conference was held successfully and attended by several participants and experts from Japan, Cuba, Cambodia, Vietnam,...

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