Nexus News // Archive 2012

Asia Pacific Photo-Story Contest 2012: "Water, Energy and Food Nexus"
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Photo Contest // Asia Pacific Photo-Story Contest 2012: "Water, Energy and Food Nexus"

Asia Pacific Youth Task Force on RIO +20 is organizing the Asia Pacific Photo-Story Contest 2012 to mark the Voices of Youth globally in RIO+20, The UN Conference on Sustainable Development which is going to be held on June 20-22 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Getting to Grips with the Water-Energy-Food "Nexus"
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So what's new? // Getting to Grips with the Water-Energy-Food "Nexus"

What has brought nexus thinking to the fore, and what does this nexus look like? How does it relate to climate compatible development?

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Nexus Conference Co-Chair Uschi Eid supports Germany’s offer to host Green Climate Fund in Bonn
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Green Climate Fund // Nexus Conference Co-Chair Uschi Eid supports Germany's offer to host Green Climate Fund in Bonn

On 13 April 2012 Germany officially submitted its application for Bonn to accommodate the headquarters of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Uschi Eid, Co-Chairs of the Bonn2011 Nexus Conference, has recently been nominated as ambassadors to promote this application.

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A Test Drive for the Rio Goals
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NEXUS event in the German House in New York // A Test Drive for the Rio Goals

German-Rwandan Side event on the Nexus on 22nd March before the 3rd Intersessional Meeting of the UNCSD

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Reducing Food Waste a Key Part of Reducing Water Waste
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New CGIAR Research Program // Reducing Food Waste a Key Part of Reducing Water Waste

Cutting down on the amount of food that is wasted around the world is a key component of water management, according to Dr. Colin Chartres, general director of the International Water Management Institute (IWMI).

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Putting nature in the equation
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Opinion // Putting nature in the equation

Nature is the missing, fourth dimension of the water-food-energy security nexus, says Dr Mark Smith, Director of IUCN's Water Programme.

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"Ripples on Water": A global water campaign
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Campaign // "Ripples on Water": A global water campaign

The "Ripples on Water" campaign aims to bring more attention to water issues through a creative combination of art, science and development. A spectacular laser show and water dance taking place on Friday and Saturday this week in Sri Lanka will mark the launch of a major global campaign to improve water management.

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"We need to shift from energy-climate to energy-water"
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Water-Energy Nexus // "We need to shift from energy-climate to energy-water"

World Energy Council and World Water Council join forces to encourage public policy to address the "water-energy nexus"

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Nexus approach highlighted
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Ban Ki-moon // Nexus approach highlighted

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon highlights "nexus approach" while urging that environmental, social and economic aspects of development be integrated

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Bonn2011 in a Nutshell
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Bonn2011 Nexus Conference // Bonn2011 in a Nutshell

Voices & Conclusions from the Bonn2011 Nexus Conference

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