Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC 2015) "Global Change, Sustainable Development Goals and the Nexus"

Conference Series // Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC 2015) "Global Change, Sustainable Development Goals and the Nexus"

The conference is a first in a series of biyearly conferences aiming at developing a post-2015 agenda for a nexus approach on water, soil and waste

Organized by UNU-Flores, the Technical University Dresden and the Leibnitz Institute, many other organisations such as German ministries, governmental and non-governmental organisations as well as independent researchers from all over the world will take part. Preparing workshops have already been conducted in India and Tanzania.


  • How can environmental resources be maintained and enhanced?
  • How can a more efficient and sustainable use of environmental resources be facilitated?
  • How to attract support for the promotion of research, capacity development and implementation related to achieving the SDGs?
  • How can a transition towards a green economy be facilitated?


  • Day 1: Demography: How to cope with the increasing demand for biomass?
  • Day 2: Urbanization: What kind of governance arrangements can foster sustainable use of environmental resources?
  • Day 3: Climate: How to cope with the impact of increasing frequency


Day 1:

  • Elena Manaenkova (World Meteorological Organization)
  • Joseph Alcamo (University of Kassel, Germany)

Day 2:

  • Saeed Nairizi (International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage)
  • William Rees (University of British Columbia, Canada)

Day 3:

  • Michael Herrmann (United Nations Population Fund)
  • László Miklós (Technical University Zvolen, Slovakia)

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