Nexus Calendar

Urban Nexus

Kick Off Meeting // The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)

JPI Urban Europe and Belmont Forum invite all projects funded in the SUGI (Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiatives) Food-Water-Energy Nexus call and representatives from involved funding agencies to a projects kick-off meeting in London on June 11 - 12, 2018.

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SDGs

Water Youth Network Webinar // The Water-Energy-Food Nexus

As part of the Water Youth Network's role as Global Focal Point for SDG 6 within UN-MGCY, the Network will organise a second webinar on Water-Energy-Food Nexus in June 11th 2018 from 3:00PM to 4:30 PM CET The webinar will be led by Mr. Bassel Daher. Through this, we will learn lessons that would result in revisiting and refining our approaches for addressing complex resource hotspots based on case studies, thus enabling us to more effectively work toward achieving the Sustainable Development...

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Event

Xylem Innovation Workshop // Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Aquaculture

The Xylem Innovation Workshop on Water-Energy-Food Nexus: Aquaculture is the first Innovation Workshop dedicated to Xylem External Technology Partners and Providers. The Workshop brings together Xylem engineering, procurement and product management community and universities, incubators and suppliers to focus on how to approach the water-energy-food nexus in aquaculture in an interactive and open discussion.

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Panel Discussions

Panel Discussion // The Water-Energy-Food-Population-Economy Nexus

The discussion will introduce findings and lessons from the MenaraH2020 project on economic, demographic and environmental trends and scenarios facing the MENA region. Organised by the American University of Beirut Food Security Program.

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Solar-powered Irrigation Systems (SPIS)

Solar Water Pumping Seminar for NGOs // Water Solutions for Developing Countries - Building the Next Generation (Europe)

This event is designed to help NGO and government decision makers, municipal water service providers, engineers, capacity builders and fund raisers to understand more about how solar water pumping solutions are changing the lives of millions of people around the world. The content is a mixture of information sharing, workshop activities and practical demonstrations of what can be achieved.

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Workshops

Xylem Innovation Workshop // Water-Energy-Food Nexus

The Workshop brings together Xylem engineering, procurement and product management community and universities, incubators and suppliers to focus on how to approach the water-energy-food nexus in aquaculture in an interactive and open discussion methodology.

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Event

New Action Program// Meeting of the Regional Working Group to Assist the Countries of the Aral Sea Basin

The first meeting of the Regional Working Group was dedicated to the development of a new Action Program to assist the countries of the Aral Sea Basin. The Program is a key mechanism to solve water, socio-economic and environmental issues in the Aral Sea Basin. The meeting was organized by the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea and supported by the European Union and the GIZ Regional Program.

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Wetlands

Water-Food Nexus // Course on "Wetlands, integrated water resources management and food security"

Wetlands play an essential role in supporting food security, in making water resources management sustainable and in adapting to climate change impacts. How do we prevent that wetlands continue to disappear in the same rate as in the past and that these valuable ecosystem services are lost? Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation offers a course in IWRM for Wetlands to support stewards who can advocate the value of wetlands.

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Seminars

Nexus Seminar // Sustainability of Wastewater Systems: Current and Future Perspectives

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

International Energy Technology Agency Workshop // Addressing the Energy-Water Nexus through R&D Planning and Policies

This workshop of the International Energy Technology Agency provides understandings of the issues of the energy-water nexus and highlights best practice and opportunities, including integrated systems, governance, regulations, and markets (national, inter-regional or inter-national). Participants will explore opportunities for addressing the energy-water nexus in order to inform more effective R&D planning and policies.

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