Nexus Calendar // Archive 2018

Capacity Building

Urban Nexus // Eighth Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities in Bangkok, Thailand

By Ruth Erlbeck, Ralph Trosse and Rashane Sala-Ngarm. The Eighth Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities was conducted on 14-16 November 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. It aimed at tapping innovation and broadening stakeholder engagement, particularly with the academic and private sectors, to help build business models for urban nexus initiatives.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in the Levant // Challenges and Opportunities

A growing number of countries in semi-arid and arid regions of the world are going to experience severe pressures on natural resources. By 2050, between 4.8 and 5.5 billion people will live under conditions of absolute water scarcity. This will render meaningful local agriculture and thus domestically achieved food security almost impossible.

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Networking

Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) // Info Day

PRIMA is glad to announce that a PRIMA Infoday will take place at the UfM Premises, in Barcelona for the presentation of PRIMA AWP 2019 in view of the official launch of the 2019 Call for proposals. The event will provide information about the PRIMA initiative and all aspects of the Call process.

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Sessions, Panels and Side Events

ICT2018 Vienna // SIM4NEXUS Water-Energy-Land-Food-Climate Serious Game

SIM4NEXUS will demonstrate a serious game for the water-energy-food-land-climate nexus, which is under development; presentation will take place at the ICT4Water booth and in two side events. SIM4NEXUS is an EU ICT4WATER Digital Water Action Plan (pdf) forerunner project for Data Exchange and especially relevant for setting Action DS.2 “cross sector data exchange for the Nexus.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

2018 Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food, and Energy

The Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy is the largest annual knowledge-sharing event in the Greater Mekong. It presents research-based evidence to non-governmental organisations, policy-makers, the private sector, and development agencies. It does this through carefully designed and facilitated dialogues.

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Climate Change

4th EUCERS/KAS Energy Talk // The Water-Energy Nexus in Central Asia: Climate Change and Security Risks

Continuing the regional focus of this year’s Energy Talk Series, this talk looks at Central Asia. This panel discussion will examine the impacts of climate change on security in the region. Stretching from China in the East to the Caspian Sea in the West, the region is made up of the former Soviet republics, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. From disappearing glaciers to extreme weather events, climate change has many faces in Central Asia. This talk will look at...

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Climate Change

Nexus Events at Katowice Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP 24)

The Katowice Climate Change Conference will include the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 24) to the UNFCCC, the 14th session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) and the third part of the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1-3). The conference will also include the 49th sessions of the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice...

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Sessions, Panels and Side Events

Exhibition at Saxonian Sustainability Conference // UNU-FLORES Nexus Approach Exhibition

The Nexus Approach Exhibition will be displayed in the lobby of the Opera House during the Conference. It will provide participants with an overview of an integrated approach to environmental resources management as advocated at UNU-FLORES. The Nexus Approach can help boost our efforts to achieve the SDGs by enhancing our understanding of the sophisticated and complex linkages in the natural world and by encouraging us to take all these interconnections into consideration in our projects.

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Workshops

Workshop // Resource Nexus Policy & Cluster Workshop

The Resource Nexus Policy & Cluster Workshop is co-organised by the Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME), SIM4NEXUS, MAGIC, and DAFNE, and will bring together EU-funded projects related to the resource nexus as well as other (non-EU funded) related initiatives with the objective to stimulate peer-to-peer and science-to-policy discussions on how to get the most out of nexus research for the benefit of society and policymaking.

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Webinars

Webinar // Opportunities of Water-Energy-Food Nexus Approach

The American University of Beirut (AUB) and Texas A&M University (TAMU) invite you to a webinar presenting the findings published in the Science of the Total Environment (STOTEN) Special Issue: Opportunities in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Approach: Innovatively driving economic development, social well-being, and environmental sustainability.

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