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Job Vacancy // Senior Policy Officer for Water, Food and Energy Nexus in the Gulf region at the Netherlands Embassy in Abu Dhabi

The Netherlands Embassy in Abu Dhabi is looking for a Senior Policy Officer that can work energetically to achieve regional cooperation on the water, food and energy nexus. The full-time position (35 hours/ week) will be available for 36 months (3 years). Deadline for applications is 28 June 2018.

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Nexus in Central Asia // European Union Supports Investment to Foster Water, Energy and Food Security in Central Asia

On 7 June 2018, the second meeting of the Nexus Regional Steering Committee dedicated to the development of a portfolio of investment projects to foster water, energy and food security in Central Asia was held in Tashkent.

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Нексус в Центральной Азии // ЕС Поддерживает Инвестиции Для Укрепления Водной, Энергетической и Продовольственной Безопасности

7 июня 2018 года состоялось второе заседание Регионального координационного комитета Нексус, созданного для формирования портфеля инвестиционных проектов для укрепления водной, энергетической и продовольственной безопасности в Центральной Азии.

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Atelier Nexus à Bamako// Mieux structurer ce que nous savons déjà

Par Richard Sagno. L'atelier Nexus à Bamako les 2 et 3 mai 2018 a réuni plus de 40 professionnels pour discuter du Nexus et partager leur expérience d'un large éventail d'institutions et de projets. L'approche Nexus, c'était clair, permet de mieux fixer les priorités et de réduire les externalités indésirables.

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Nexus Workshop in Bamako // Better Structuring of What We Already Know

By Richard Sagno. The Nexus Workshop in Bamako on 2-3 May 2018 brought together more than 40 professionals to discuss the Nexus and share their experience from a wide range of institutions and projects. The Nexus approach, it was clear, allows for better priority setting and reduction of unwanted externalities.

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Call for bids

Consultancy in Holistic River Management // "Development and Implementation Support to the India-EU Water Partnership (IEWP)" and "Support to Ganga Rejuvenation (SGR)"

The Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit is seeking the services of a team of consultants to support the EU and the IEWP/GIZ Project management unit to address and tackle the implementation activities related to the Action plan and 9 priority areas, the development and contribution to sustainable river basin management in India based on EU expertise and an improved India-EU policy dialogue.

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Urban Nexus

Third National Dialogue on the Urban Nexus in Thailand // Strengthening Collaboration and Access to Financing to Support Integrated Resource Management in Thai Cities

Over 70 participants attended the Third National Dialogue on the Urban Nexus in Thailand on 3 May 2018 in Bangkok, organised by ESCAP in partnership with GIZ Nexus, making it the largest gathering of Thai policy-makers conducted through the Urban Nexus project to date. The Vice Governor of Chiang Mai, Mayor of Korat and Chief Resilience Officer of Bangkok joined key policymakers from the Office of the Prime Minister’s Bureau of Budget and National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB),...

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Jobs

Job Vacancies // Two Nexus Scientific Project Officers at the European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre

The two vacancies are in the WEFE-SENEGAL project and the WEFE-NEXUS project of JRC. As the science and knowledge service of the Commission, the mission of DG Joint Research Centre is to support EU policies with independent evidence throughout the whole policy cycle.

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Call for Submissions // Zayed Sustainability Prize 2019

The annual Zayed Sustainability Prize celebrates achievements that are driving impact, innovation and inspiration across five distinct categories: Health, Food, Energy, Water and Global High Schools. The prize is a tribute to the legacy of the late founding father of the UAE, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Submit your entry today and join a growing community of innovators who are expanding the possibilities for a sustainable future. Deadline for submissions is 9 August 2018.

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Capacity Building

Urban Nexus // Climate Resilient Housing Technology Transfer Training Workshop for the Bicol Region, Philippines

A technology transfer and dissemination training-workshop on the Climate Change Resilient Pilot Housing (CCRPH), led by the Bicol State College of Applied Sciences and Technology (BISCAST) in partnership with the City Government of Naga, was held on 10-11 May 2018. The CCRPH is one of the outcomes of the Urban Nexus Project implemented by the GIZ in partnership with United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability...

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