Events on the Urban Nexus

Capacity Building

Urban Nexus // Eighth Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities in Bangkok, Thailand

By Ruth Erlbeck, Ralph Trosse and Rashane Sala-Ngarm. The Eighth Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities was conducted on 14-16 November 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. It aimed at tapping innovation and broadening stakeholder engagement, particularly with the academic and private sectors, to help build business models for urban nexus initiatives.

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Urban Nexus

7th WaterLinks Forum // Solving Asia’s Urban Water Crisis: The WaterFood-Energy-Climate Change Nexus

This forum is designed to provide urban water managers and policy makers with insights on the interdependence of water, food, and energy in an uncertain, but adverse, climate environment. These are expected to form the basis of integrated solutions to the worsening water crisis in urban Asia.

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Urban Nexus

Sustainable Development Goals // GIZ Urban Nexus and Mongolian National Development Agency Sign Memorandum of Understanding

By Ruth Erlbeck and Ralph Trosse. On July 3rd 2018 the “Integrated Resource Management in Asian cities: the Urban Nexus project" signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mongolian National Development Agency (NDA) to cooperate in the area of implementation of the SDGs concentrating on the “Nexus” sectors of water, energy and food security.

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SDGs

HLP 2018 Side Event // Addressing Resilience through the Nexus of Water-Food-Energy – Cities as SDG Laboratories

The 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can only be achieved if they are pursued in an integrated manner. The way cities and human settlements are designed, planned, built, financed and governed has far-reaching implications for a life of dignity for all people and for the sustainable future of our planet. Globally, cities are increasingly recognised as transformative development actors, and their relevance for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda is acknowledged as not...

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Urban Nexus

Kick Off Meeting // The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)

JPI Urban Europe and Belmont Forum invite all projects funded in the SUGI (Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiatives) Food-Water-Energy Nexus call and representatives from involved funding agencies to a projects kick-off meeting in London on June 11 - 12, 2018.

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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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Urban Nexus

Workshop at the World Resources Forum 2017 // Rural Urban Nexus – Governance for Sustainable Land Use through City Region Food Strategies

This workshop aims to: Provide an overview of relevant aspects of the rural-urban nexus and the need for integrated development and the opportunities this provides for resource efficient land use; explore and discuss implications of such an integrated perspective towards local governance, policy and research needs with the development of urban food strategies as an example; look in-depth at city region food systems and their resource saving potentials as one applied nexus case.

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Urban Nexus

Urban Nexus // Building a Resilient, Smart and Sustainable City: The Energy-Water Nexus

Energy and water are the world’s two most critical resources, yet their vital interconnections and vulnerabilities are less often recognized. Smart, resilient cities are tackling these connection points head on – metropolitan areas like Pittsburgh, known as the “city of three rivers.” Always a center for groundbreaking ideas – from the earliest days as the center for industry to the recently launched p4 Initiative and upcoming Climate Action Plan 3.0, Pittsburgh leads the country as a thriving...

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Urban Nexus

Urban Nexus Workshop Outputs // 12-13 May at the University of Sussex in Brighton

Around 60 people took part in the Nexus Network Urban Nexus workshop on 12 and 13 May at the University of Sussex in Brighton.

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Third Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: the Urban Nexus
Urban Nexus

Workshop // Third Regional Workshop on Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: the Urban Nexus

The Third Regional Workshop was organized from 25 June to 27 June 2014 in Viet Nam in the context of the project "Integrated Resource Management in Asian Cities: the Urban Nexus", implemented by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and UN ESCAP, and financed by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

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