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Start of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week

In an effort to tackle the world's pressing issues in energy, water and environment, the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week from 13 to 17 January 2013, aims to be the largest gathering on sustainability in the Middle East.

The open platform for collaboration and partnership will bring together more than 30,000 anticipated participants from over 150 countries, such as governments, policy makers, globally recognized NGO's, representatives of the private sector, academics and many other stakeholders. Key themes to be addressed are the business, technology and financial challenges that the global community is facing when fostering sustainable development focusing on investments and partnerships that can deliver real world solutions.

The Sustainability Week will be composed of these conferences and activities:

18-19 January

The Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

{http://www.irena.org/adsw/index.aspx|IRENA Website}

20 January

The Seventh Annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES)

{http://www.worldfutureenergysummit.com/|WFES Website}

20 January

The International Water Summit (IWS)

{http://iwsabudhabi.com/portal/home.aspx|IWS Website}

20 January

The Annual Awards Ceremony for the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2014

{https://www.zayedfutureenergyprize.com/en/|Zayed Future Energy Prize Website}

among many others.

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Vacancy // Event Coordinator for the Dresden Nexus Conference 2020

The United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) seeks for an event coordinator for the Dresden Nexus Conference 2020 (DNC2020) with the potential of advancing to the position of Institutional Event Coordinator.

 

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Un Nexus pour les Organismes de Bassin au Sahel // Comparaison multisectorielle : OMVS - CBLT - ABN

Par Luca Ferrini (Représentant Dialogues Mondiaux NEXUS (Eau-Energie-Sécurité Alimentaire) dans le Bassin du Niger) et Lucia Benavides. Cet article fournit une analyse comparative du niveau d'intégration des différents secteurs dans les missions de trois organismes de bassin du Sahel : l'Autorité de Développement du Bassin du fleuve Sénégal (OMVS), la Commission du Bassin du Lac Tchad (CBLT) et l'Autorité du bassin du Niger (ABN). Il met en outre l'accent sur différents domaines d'intervention...

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A Nexus for Basin Organisations in the Sahel // Multisectoral comparison: OMVS - LCBC - NBA

By Luca Ferrini (Project Manager, Nexus Regional Dialogue Programme Niger Basin) and Lucia Benavides. This article provides a comparative analysis about the level of integration of different sectors within the mission statements of three River Basin Organisations in the Sahel: the Senegal River Basin Development Authority (OMVS by its French acronym), the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) and the Niger Basin Authority (NBA). It further stresses different focus areas of the mission statements,...

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