GLOBAL IDEAS from all around the world
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Nexus in the Media // GLOBAL IDEAS from all around the world

A multimedia feature of Deutsche Welle

With TV reports and a comprehensive online platform Deutsche Welle focuses on the global struggle for sustainable access to energy, clean water and food. A struggle that becomes even more challenging in the presence of climate change.

From Thailand to Honduras, Jordan, India and Laos âˆ' each week, DW-TV, Germany's international broadcaster, showcases people and projects whose innovative ideas are helping combat global warming. A multinational team of authors, researchers, TV and online reporters is working on a multimedia presentation of the projects. The result is ideasforacoolerworld.org.

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The featured climate projects are "Best Practice" models - ideas that help make a difference and inspire others to do likewise. The focus is on developing and newly industrialized countries. The series is supported by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) as part of the International Climate Initiative.

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WEF Nexus in Latin America // Innovative Communication Tools and Practices for fostering Multisectoral Cooperation and Learning

The GIZ- sponsored Environmental Management and Rural Development Network in Latin America and the Caribbean (GADER-ALC) organized a regional meeting on Digitalization from May 7th to May 9th. The 2019 Nexus Workstream - coordinated by Bolivia and Chile - was awarded EUR 5000 from an Innovation Fund to carry out knowledge cafés for a regional exchange on the WEF Nexus approach as well as for a regional Nexus Forum to be held in La Paz, Bolivia, in September this year.

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Urban Nexus

Urban Nexus // The Nexus Regional Dialogue in the MENA Region participates in the Ninth Regional Workshop on “Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: The Urban Nexus”

By Dr. Nisreen Lahham. The Nexus Regional Dialogue in the MENA region participated in the final workshop of the “Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: The Urban Nexus” project, held in Bangkok, Thailand, from May 22nd - May 23rd. This project, implemented by GIZ in partnership with UN-ESCAP and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability, and with funding from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), organized its final workshop, commemorating the...

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SDGs

WEFE Nexus Publication // European Commission Position Paper on the WEFE Nexus and the SDGs

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) and European Commission's Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) have recently launched a Position Paper on the Water, Energy, Food and Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Highlighting the key outcomes of exchanges with experts held in 2018, the Paper aims to launch a dialogue on how to operationalise the WEFE Nexus.

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