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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.

Where and when


29 Nov 2018


  • Sächsische Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Gesellschaft e. V. zur Förderung der Nachhaltigkeit
  • CivixX – Werkstatt für Zivilgesellschaft
  • Sächsische Landesstiftung Natur und Umwelt

About Saxonian Sustainability Conference

The Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz Society organises the annual Saxonian Sustainability Conference. The aim of this conference series is to advance the ideas and legacy of Carlowitz and trigger practical action for sustainability. On the occasion of this conference, the Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz Sustainability Award is awarded to personalities who have impacted politics and society in pursuit of sustainability. Find out more about the past conferences and award winners here.

This year’s conference focuses on strategies for the sustainable use of soil, water, and waste considering climate neutrality. In addition, breakout groups will discuss how we can turn knowledge into action through education, inspiration, and mobilisation.

During the conference, the Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz Sustainability Award will be presented in the categories “National” and “International” to Hannes Jaennicke and Du Schaozhong, respectively. UNU-FLORES Director, Prof. Edeltraud Guenther, will moderate a roundtable between the awardees.

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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