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Nexus Job Vacancy // PhD Position in EU Research Project on Water-Energy-Food Nexus at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain) is offering one PhD position to work in a multi-disciplinary EU-funded research project on governance related to the water-energy-food nexus.

The successful applicant must have an MSc degree in environmental sciences or equivalent field, proven experience in integrated assessment of the energy sector, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, an excellent level of English and a good level of Spanish. Experience in science communication and content creation for digital platforms is a plus.

Interested qualified applicants should apply by sending their letter of interest, resume, and three references by email to: mario.giampietro@uab.cat. Only short-listed candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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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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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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