Nexus Calendar // Archive 2017

Workshops

Workshop // 2nd Urban Water-Energy-Food (W-E-F) Nexus

This workshop is co-organized by the Water Future Programme of Future Earth and ICLEI, and funded by the Bavarian State Ministry of Environment and Consumer Protection, a TUM Global Incentive Fund and the IGCS in cooperation with DAAD.

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MENA // Water Energy Food Nexus Policy Dialogue

This Policy Dialogue Meeting is organised by the American University of Beirut and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, with financial support by the government of the Netherlands, and will take place in Amman and Beirut. Its short term aim is to identify modalities for regional cooperation or collaboration using the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Approach as a vehicle.

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TUM Summer School on Energy, Water and Food Technologies in Africa

The Summer School aims to create innovative concepts for sustainable Energy, Water- and Food supply in interdisciplinary and international teams with students from African partner universities.

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Seminars

Nexus Seminar // Revisiting Watershed Management: A Water-Energy-Food Nexus Perspective on the Challenge of Eutrophication

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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Conference // Water-Energy-Food Nexus and Environmental Sustainability: Choices, Compromises and Priorities

On the occasion of the 13th ESIL Annual Conference on “Global Public Goods, Global Commons and Fundamental Values: The Responses of International Law”, Naples, Italy, September 6, 2017

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Panel Discussion // The Future of Water, Food, and Energy

The demand for clean water, food, and energy is expected to rise sharply as the global population expands toward 10 billion by 2050, while at the same time standards of living are increasing for much of the world. Meeting that demand will be difficult enough in itself, but the challenge is even greater in the context of global climate change and the pressing need to reduce the environmental impacts of human activities.

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Discussion // The Future of Water, Food, and Energy

Panel discussion oganised by The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine of the USA

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

Session at the World Water Week 2017 // Bioenergy, water and SDG implementation: Experiences and linkages

This event disseminates the outcomes of an initiative to collect examples of positive bioenergy and water linkages. This collection showcases innovative examples of how bioenergy systems - in both the feedstock production and conversion phases - can produce positive impacts on the status of water.

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15th International Conference on Environmental Science And Technology // Session "The 5 dimensions of Nexus: Water-Energy-Land-Climate-Food"

The purpose of this special session is to bring together researchers, professionals and policy makers in the field of water, energy, climate and food production sectors to first understand how water and energy management, food production, biodiversity, land use and climate are linked together and then propose sustainable approaches, actions and measures to address the multi-dimensional nexus issues as described by the post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals through innovation and uptake of...

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Webinar // Environmental Justice & the Food-Water-Energy Nexus

Organised by the North American Food Systems Network (NAFSN).

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