Nexus Calendar

Lectures

Lecture // Insights from the Global Food and Water Nexus

Lecture by Quentin Grafton, chairholder of the UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance

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Event

Water and Energy // The Importance of Gender Involvement in Dialogue and Action

The first Water & Energy – WE – talk will be an evening of discussion to celebrate the International Women Day 2018.

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Event

Диалог по Взаимосвязи (Нексус) в Центральной Азии // Первая встреча межведомственной рабочей группы в Туркменистане

Цель встречи: обсудить возможности, которые дает межсекторальное взаимодействие для подготовки инвестиционных проектов, а также запустить межсекторальный механизм для разработки проектных предложений в Туркменистане. Главная задача проекта: развитие благоприятных возможностей для многосекторального климатически-устойчивого инвестирования с целью усиления водной, энергетической и продовольственной безопасности в Центральной Азии.

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Nexus Dialogue in Central Asia // First Meeting of the Inter-Agency Working Group in Turkmenistan

The goal of the meeting: to discuss the opportunities, which are provided by intersectoral cooperation for the preparation of investment projects, and to launch an intersectoral mechanism for developing the project proposals in Turkmenistan for the project “Central Asia Nexus Dialogue: Fostering Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus Dialogue and Multi-Sector Investment”. The main objective of the Project is the development of a multi-sector enabling environment to facilitate sustainable and...

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Seminars

Building a Resilient, Smart & Sustainable City // The Energy-Water Nexus

By Cleantech San Diego, Itron, and Cisco. Energy and water are the world’s two most critical resources, yet their vital interconnections and vulnerabilities are less often recognized. Smart, resilient cities in the San Diego region and beyond are tackling these connection points head on.

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Sessions, Panels and Side Events

Side Event at the UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development // UN-Water Synthesis Report 2018 on Water and Sanitation (SDG 6)

To provide input to Member States on SDG 6, UN-Water produces the SDG 6 Synthesis Report 2018 on Water and Sanitation to be launched in June 2018. This side event at the ECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development will discuss the early signals emerging from the writing process of the report and will give participants the opportunity to discover the global status on SDG 6 based on new data and discuss challenges and opportunities for implementing SDG 6.

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Lectures

Lecture // Water-food interlinkages and the Nexus

Lecture by Dr Floor Brouwer, Wageningen University & Research at Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter, introducing the SIM4NEXUS project, a research and innovation action to support nexus-compliant practices in Europe. The project aims to address knowledge and technology gaps and thereby facilitate the design of policies within the Nexus.

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Urban Nexus

Nexus Regional Dialogue Programme // Training Workshop: "Urban Nexus in the MENA Region"

The Nexus Regional Dialogue in the MENA Region as part of the Nexus Regional Dialogue Programme conduced the training in in collaboration with the MENA Region Initiative as a Model of Nexus Approach and Renewable Energy Technologies (MINARET).

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

5th Anniversary Symposium // From Isolation to Integration: Five Years of Research on the Water-Waste-Soil Nexus

Five years after its founding, UNU-FLORES in Dresden invite guests to look at the current state of affairs of research on the Nexus Approach and what UNU-FLORES’s role will continue to be in shaping it in the next five years.

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Lectures

Climate Justice // The Nexus of International Leadership, Climate Change, Food, Water and Poverty

Mary Robinson, Former President of Ireland and President of the Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate Justice, presents a talk on the complexities and components of climate change.

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