Nexus Calendar

Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

Water Future Conference // Towards a Sustainable Water Future, 24 - 27th September 2019 Bengaluru, India

The conference will focus on the current state of Global Water resource challenges, future pathways and scenarios, and different technological, institutional solutions to accelerate the implementation of water-related Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Agenda targets without leaving no one behind.

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Nexus Blog

Outcomes of the first Nexus Latin America Virtual Forum

The first Nexus Latin America Virtual Forum focused on the question, how the WEF Nexus approach contributes to conflict management within infrastructure projects such as multipurpose dams. Three cases from Chile, Mexico and the Niger River Basin in West Africa were presented by expert panelists and discussed in an interactive format with the online audience.

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Seminars

Foro Virtual Nexo Regional // “Grandes proyectos de usos múltiples del agua en América Latina y el Caribe ¿Cómo puede el enfoque Nexo contribuir a mitigar los conflictos socioambientales? ”

El tema principal del foro será proyectos de usos múltiples del agua, como embalses multipropósito, enfocando en los potenciales conflicto y como abordarlos.

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Hydropower

Special Session at 38th IAHR World Congress // Sustainable Water Storage to Meet Water, Food, and Energy Development Goals

Storage to stabilize water availability is essential to sustain water, food and energy production, reduce hazards, and adapt to climate change. Regulation of water resources using dams and reservoirs played a major role in the socio-economic development of northern countries during the 20th century, but practices of the time often led to undesired environmental and social impacts. Thousands more dams and reservoirs are planned for construction in the next decades, mainly in Asia, Africa, and...

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Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) 2019

Stockholm World Water Week 2019

In 2019, World Water Week will explore an inclusive approach. This week’s theme: “Water and society – including all” is recognizing that not everybody is impacted in the same way by too little, too much or too dirty water. Less obvious than last year, the Nexus approach will remain at the heart of the water debate, especially through the seminar topic "Addressing migration through regional integration and water security for all", that explicitly connects water, energy and food security as the...

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Migration

SWWW 2019 Seminar // Addressing Migration through Regional Integration and Water Security for All

Regional economic integration can foster transboundary water management as well as energy and food security. It also attracts investments that address infrastructure deficits, accelerates participation in global and regional value chains, and stimulates economic growth. All are important entry points for sustainable development. However, environmental and social co-benefits are typically not as well quantified as economic growth.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

IAMG2019 // 20th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences

The conference will cover the usual topics in geo-mathematics, geostatistics, and geomodeling but in particular will bring to fore geomodeling issues at the intersection of food, water, and energy. The challenge of meeting the increased demand for food, water, and energy and the resultant stress on our geo-sphere is broadly accepted as one of the major scientific challenges facing mankind. The feedback processes intrinsic to this tri-partite cycle are best-studied using sophisticated...

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

Event // Scientific Symposium: Addressing Water Variability and Scarcity – The Role of Agricultural Research

The Environment and Production Technology Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the ILSI Research Foundation are co-organizing a scientific symposium Addressing Water Variability and Scarcity: The Role of Agricultural Research. The event will be live-streamed.

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Capacity Building

Nexus Game // Nexus Simulation at GEF meeting in Gaborone, Botswana

A session of the Nexus Game was held during the 5th Targeted Regional Workshop for Global Environment Facility (GEF) International Waters (IW) Projects in Africa in Gaborone, Botswana. The Nexus Game is a social simulation that exposes players to nexus challenges connected to transboundary water management. This article describes the main findings and take-aways of the Nexus Game participants and how the game raises awareness and understanding for different needs and perspectives.

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Workshops

Nexus Regional Dialogue Central Asia // EU supports Central Asia in learning from multisectoral collaboration along the Danube and Sava River Basins

15 participants from Central Asian ministries and interstate organizations took part in the Study Tour to the Danube and Sava River Commissions organized by the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) on 13-18 May 2019 with the financial support of the European Union. The participants gained good understanding on the modus operandi on the transboundary water management by the riparian countries from the legal, technical...

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