Events on the Nexus in the Middle East and North Africa Region — MENA

Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

The Euro-Med Innovation Day // Water, Energy, Food

This event will gather Euro-Mediterranean and Lebanese innovators, researchers, policy makers, international companies, investors and industrialists to exchange around the latest innovations and findings in the Water, Energy, Food sectors following a NEXUS approach and explore partnerships and business opportunities.

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Conferences, Forums and Symposiums

World Water Day Conference // "The Nexus against the global changes survival or extinction of future generations? "

On the occasion of the World Water Day, which is celebrated on the 22 March every year, the Lebanese Ministry of Energy and Water organizes a conference entitled "The Nexus against the global changes: survival or extinction of future generations?” The purpose of this conference is to highlight the importance of the Nexus in today's world and the need to exchange ideas and experiences on all water related issues.

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Urban Nexus

Nexus Regional Dialogue Programme // Training Workshop: "Urban Nexus in the MENA Region"

The Nexus Regional Dialogue in the MENA Region as part of the Nexus Regional Dialogue Programme conduced the training in in collaboration with the MENA Region Initiative as a Model of Nexus Approach and Renewable Energy Technologies (MINARET).

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Workshops

Workshop // Water-Energy-Food Nexus Implementation in the Maghreb

The WEF nexus framework is particularly suited to the Maghreb region given the stressors, constraints and strong interdependencies between sectors. This international workshop will be a unique opportunity to transfer knowledge and help implementing the WEF concept in the countries of this region.

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Planetary Security Conference 2017 // Water-Energy-Food Security in the MENA Region (C1)

How do you manage critical resources in a region facing heightened tensions, long-term conflict and climate change impacts? This event will explore this question by bringing together and encouraging dialogue between experts and policy makers from the Middle East and North Africa.

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Workshop // The Nexus Approach and Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture, Tunis

Through carefully designed wastewater irrigation schemes, Tunisia has played a pivotal role in the region in promoting the safe use of wastewater in agriculture (SUWA). Within this context UNU-FLORES gladly accepted the invitation extended by the National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water, and Forestry (INRGREF) of Tunisia to co-organise a workshop on “The Nexus Approach and Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture”.

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MENA // Water Energy Food Nexus Policy Dialogue

This Policy Dialogue Meeting is organised by the American University of Beirut and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, with financial support by the government of the Netherlands, and will take place in Amman and Beirut. Its short term aim is to identify modalities for regional cooperation or collaboration using the Water-Energy-Food Nexus Approach as a vehicle.

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Student Conference at Hamad Bin Khalifa University // Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus: Interdisciplinary Approaches for Sustainable Development

This conference will provide a platform for presenting the research papers on the Water-Energy-Food nexus. Graduate students and experts in the field will discuss issues relating to the concepts, research frameworks, technological innovations, and policy implementation of the nexus. The Public Policy in Islam Program (PPIP), College of Islamic Studies at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, invites you to submit abstracts or presentation ideas in English or Arabic on the relationship between the WEF-N...

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Capacity Building

Water-Energy Nexus: Resource Efficiency // Capacity Building Workshop for ESCWA Region

The UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) Beirut, Lebanon, in cooperation with the National Oil and Gas Authority in Bahrain under the patronage of the Minister of Oil, will organize a regional capacity-building workshop on 'Water–Energy Nexus: Resource Efficiency'.

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5TOI_4EWAS // Brokerage Event

As part of 5TOI_4EWAS project aiming at supporting Innovation in the South Mediterranean countries, to build a bridge between innovation and policies to open new markets in the energy, agriculture and water management and support the players in those industries, the brokerage event will be organized on Thursday 26 January, 2017, at the Innovation days & Cocktail meeting at Casablanca, Morocco.

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