Nexus Calendar

SDGs

HLP 2018 Side Event // Addressing Resilience through the Nexus of Water-Food-Energy – Cities as SDG Laboratories

The 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can only be achieved if they are pursued in an integrated manner. The way cities and human settlements are designed, planned, built, financed and governed has far-reaching implications for a life of dignity for all people and for the sustainable future of our planet. Globally, cities are increasingly recognised as transformative development actors, and their relevance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda is acknowledged as not...

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News

Nexus in MENA // Nexus Session at the 3rd Arab Water Conference in Kuwait, 2-3 May, 2018

The Third Arab Water Conference in Kuwait included a working session on the water-energy-food (WEF) Nexus that convened on 3 May 2018. The conference was held alongside the 10th meeting of the Arab Ministerial Council for Water, led by the League of Arab States (LAS), and focused on the theme of “Arab Integration in Water Resources Management.”

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Sessions, Panels and Side Events

Side Event at Singapore International Water Week 2018 // Tapping the Integrated Water-Energy-Waste Nexus

This session delves into the implementation of multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects and aims to provide a better understanding of such projects to global project delivery partners. Jointly organised by PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency and the National Environment Agency (NEA), this technical forum focuses on the upcoming Tuas Water Reclamation Plant (TWRP) and Integrated Waste Management Facility (IWMF) projects.

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Sanitation and Wastewater

Seminar at Singapore International Water Week 2018 // Dealing with the Sanitation Nexus: The Need for Technology Disruption

Conventionally-reticulated sanitation requires high investment costs and substantial access to energy and water to operate its systems. Against the challenges of water security, availability, climate variability, rising energy costs and growing concerns of new and emerging pathogens, the questions posed are whether this model can be sustainable into the future. At this time, global utilities and governments are increasing their efforts to meet the SDG goals. In regards to sanitation, they will...

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SDGs

SDGs // High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2018

The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is convened in New York on 9-18 July 2018. The HLPF is the principal UN body mandated to review implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Circular Economy

FowariM 2nd Summer School // "Circular Economy in the Water and Agriculture Sectors"

The 2nd FOWARIM Summer School will take place in Malta from 2 to 6 July 2018 at the premises of MCAST, the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology. Come to debate the topic of circular economy in the water and agriculture sectors with a panel of international teachers, together with students, researchers and workers. 5 days of lessons, 2 field visits, networking lunchs and coffee breaks. Mixed activities and practices, including the creation of a business model with the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY...

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

3rd EWaS International Conference // "Insights on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus"

The conference is aiming to bring together scientists dealing with challenges encountered throughout the entire water cycle. The conference focuses on efficient water systems giving insights on the Water-Food-Energy Nexus. Scientists will address and discuss issues related to hydraulics, hydrology, water resources systems management, climate change and environmental systems.

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Webinars

FAO Webinar // Nature-Based Solutions for Agricultural Water Management and Food Security

With a rising demand for food, fodder, fiber and bio-energy, the agricultural sector faces fierce competition with households and industry over increasingly scarce water resources. Moreover, for many countries, prospects on improving water availability under changing climatic conditions remain bleak as both droughts and flood hazards are expected to increase. Given the importance of water needs for the sustainable development of the agricultural sector and related food security, calls for a...

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Workshops

C-EENRG // Food-Water-Energy Nexus Workshop

The workshop is organised in the context of the project BRIDGE: Building Resilience In a Dynamic Global Economy: Complexity across scales in the Brazilian Food-Water-Energy Nexus.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

First Palestine International Water Forum 2018 // Integrated Water Resources Management: Best Practices and Technology Transfer

The focus of the First Palestine International Water Forum is to present real-world experiences in IWRM, to discuss "lessons learnt" and explore innovative perspectives beyond current IWRM practices. The Water-Energy-Food Nexus is one of the topics of the event.

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