Nexus Calendar

Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

World Future Energy Summit 2019

WFES is a global industry platform connecting business and innovation in energy, clean technology and efficiency for a sustainable future. Acting as an enabler for Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, WFES inspires the transfer of ideas, technology and investment across borders and between the public and private sectors worldwide. The WFES brand brings together specialist exhibitors, technologies, speakers and insights covering Energy and Efficiency, Water, Solar, Mobility, Waste and Green Buildings.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

IWA Conference //IWA EFFICIENT 2019, Water Efficiency - Driving Sustainable Development

The International Water Association (IWA) Specialist Group for Efficient Urban Water Management will bring the 10th IWA Efficient Conference to Manila, Philippines on 13-16 January 2019 at the Marriott Grand Ballroom.

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Capacity Building

Nexus Regional Dialogue MENA // The National Dialogue Meeting on Water, Energy and Food Nexus in Sudan

On October 30th 2018, the Nexus Regional Dialogue in the Middle East and North Africa hosted a meeting for senior officials from relevant organizations and ministries in Sudan as well as experts from the Arab Organization for Agricultural Development. Main focus of the meeting was an evaluation study on the Nexus in Sudan, which aims at integrating water, energy and food security into national strategies, policies and operational plans.

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Seminars

Nexus Seminar // Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture: Policy Implementation in Colombia

UNU-FLORES in collaboration with the Faculty of Environmental Sciences of TU Dresden is excited to announce the Nexus Seminar Series. The joint seminar series, which launched in 2015, features lectures by senior scholars that highlight all dimensions of research on the Nexus Approach, ranging from hands-on implementation strategies to theoretical debates.

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Event

Side-event UN Climate Change Conference // A Nexus Approach for Climate Action

The Katowice Climate Change Conference will include a side-event about the implications of the Paris Agreement and the Nexus of water, energy and food. The panel will focus on examples of climate action in the domains of energy and food policies and related linkages to land use, and addresses the potential for learning from Serious Games. 

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Event

Dialogo Interdisciplinare // Il "Water & Food Nexus" Nella Prospettiva Della Sciurezza Alimentare

Per esplorare il "Water&Food nexus" nella prospettiva della food safety, il prossimo 14 dicembre si svolge presso la Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna un Lunch Talk con la partecipazione di Claudia Cascio, Exposure Assessor dell'European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), l'agenzia europea incaricata della valutazione scientifica del rischio alimentare.

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Climate Change

COP24 // The Paris Agreement and the Nexus of Water, Energy and Food: Policy Coherence and Serious Games

How could climate action be supported through Serious Games? Our panel focuses on examples of climate action in the domains of energy and food policies and related linkages to land use, and addresses the potential for learning from Serious Games.

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News

Nexus Event Report // Resource Nexus Policy & Cluster Workshop in Brussels

On the 27 November, the Resource Nexus Policy & Cluster Workshop kicked off with 60 participants present at EASME premises in Brussels. Various Nexus projects and stakeholder discussed about challenges and opportunities in translating the Nexus approach from research into practice. Furthermore, ideas were shared for joint activities and cooperation.

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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.

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Climate Change

COP24 // Gender Mainstreaming in Adaptation and Mitigation: A Nexus Approach

The side-event will showcase the nexus between gender mainstreaming in adaptation and mitigation actions and gender-responsive agriculture, food security, nutrition, health, energy. It will showcase synergies through education, women’s human rights and labor rights and gender-responsive NDCs

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