Sessions, Panels and Side Events

COP24 // Climate Action, Land and the Nexus

The event will feature two panel discussions. The first panel will focus on examples of climate action in the domains of energy and food and linkages to land use policies. The second panel will focus on African stakeholders at the Nexus and discuss what research, innovation and new knowledge are required in the long run in order to strengthen their preparedness for the impacts of climate change.

The side event will be complemented by and exhibition of 20 Copernicus satellite image posters illustrating the land degradation – climate change interactions extracted by the JRC World Atlas of Desertification.

Where and when

COP24 - UN Climate Change Conference 
EU Pavilion
Room Vienna 

13 December 2018


  • Michael Cherlet (JRC) and Cesar Morales (CEPAL; Chile) - Dialogue on land degradation and climte change. 
  • Floor Brouwer (WR) - The Nexus approach and policy coherence in cliamte action. 
  • Robert Oakes (UNU-EHS) - Sustainable Development Goals and global environmental change.
  • Uta Wehn (IHE Delft) - The future knowledge base for water and climate change in Africa.  


  • Wageningen Economic Research (The Hague; The Netherlands)
  • European Commission (Research and Innovation)
  • IHE Delft Institute for Water Education (Delft; The Netherlands)
  • European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC)

Other COP24 Nexus events

#embed id=4241;4240 class=list

Further information

For further information, please visit the European Commission website

› back


Conference // Prevention and Management of Conflicts linked to the Governance of Natural Resources in West Africa: Opportunities and Challenges

The Civil Peace Service and the Frexus project, both implemented by the GIZ, are organizing an international conference on the theme: “Prevention and management of conflicts related to natural resource governance in West Africa: challenges and opportunities.” The conference takes place between November 12th and 14th 2019 in Niamey, Niger. The conference aims to inform and create synergies between different actors from West Africa and elsewhere, sharing their capacities in the prevention,...

// more

Conférence// Prévention et gestion des conflits liés à la gouvernance des ressources naturelles en Afrique de l’Ouest: défis et perspectives

Le Service civil pour la paix et le projet Frexus, tous deux mis en œuvre par la GIZ, organisent une conférence internationale sur le thème : « Prévention et gestion des conflits liés à la gouvernance des ressources naturelles en Afrique de l'Ouest : défis et opportunités ». La conférence aura lieu du 12 au 14 novembre 2019 à Niamey, au Niger. La conférence vise à informer et à créer des synergies entre les différents acteurs d'Afrique de l'Ouest et d'ailleurs, en partageant leurs capacités dans...

// more

Nexus Event // Dresden Nexus Conference 2020

The Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC) is an international conference series dedicated to advancing research and the implementation of a Nexus Approach to resource management. By bringing together actors from a diverse range of disciplines and sectors, DNC fosters dialogue on how nexus thinking contributes to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The third Dresden Nexus Conference will take place on the 3 – 5 of June 2020 under the theme “Circular Economy in a...

// more