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Digital Forum: European Development Days 2021
June 15 @ 9:30 am - June 16 @ 6:00 pm
The theme of the 14th edition of the European Development Days is ‘The Green Deal for a Sustainable Future’. It will take place in a digital format on June 15 and 16, 2021.
Biodiversity loss, climate change and environmental degradation are defining challenges of our generation and require more coordinated and incisive international efforts. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the interlinkages between human health and an healthy planet. The post COVID recovery should be an opportunity to build back greener and more inclusive societies and economies.
In this respect, the European Development Days will provide a decisive moment for analysis and reflection on the road to the CBD COP15 in Kunming in October and the Glasgow COP26 in November 2021.
Picked sessions on WEF Nexus
The following is only a selected list of sessions. You can find the full agenda here.
- It’s a match?! Linking Water, Energy and Food with the Private & Finance Sectors. The role of the private and finance sectors in increasing smallholder agricultural productivity and eradicating hunger in Africa.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 17:20 to 18:05.
- Nexus, Digitalisation and Human Capital for a Green-Deal in Transboundary Waters. Human capacity development, new technologies, connectivity and tools for better-informed development policies and promote sustainable employment for youth across sectors.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 15:10 to 15:55.
- Biodiversity conservation and water harvesting for climate commitments in LAC. Ancestral knowledge and modern economic tools to enhance socio-ecological resilience.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:40 to 11:50.
- Predicting conflicts: The Water, Peace & Security partnership Early Warning Tool. Using machine learning, data and analysis to monitor water-related security threats and identify conflicts hotspots for timely action.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 16:10 to 16:55.
More information about the EDD and this year’s agenda are available here.