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January 2021

FAO Water-Energy-Food Nexus Webinar series

January 30 @ 8:00 am - March 30 @ 5:00 pm

This FAO series — organized in collaboration with SEI and KTH Royal Institute of Technology — introduces nexus concepts and gives examples of current efforts and best practices in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region and beyond. his series is developed under the regional project, “Implementing the 2030 Agenda for Water Efficiency/Productivity and Water Sustainability in NENA countries” (WEPS-NENA) under the FAO led regional Water Scarcity Initiative (WSI). This project is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation…

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February 2021

February 10 @ 8:00 am - February 12 @ 5:00 pm

How do we provide and maintain the food, energy and water supplies in urban environments as the population continues to increase? Obstacles and initiatives are the focus of this conference, and attendees will leave with new ideas and collaborators.

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2nd Food- Energy- Water Nexus Conference 2021

February 10 @ 8:00 am - February 12 @ 5:00 pm

How do we provide and maintain the food, energy and water supplies in urban environments as the population continues to increase? Obstacles and initiatives are the focus of this conference, and attendees will leave with new ideas and collaborators.

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KAPTalks with Kandeh Yumkella on COVID-19 and the Urgency of the African Energy Transition

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join LIVE our special #KAPTalks with the former energy chief of the United Nations Kandeh Yumkella. The event will be fully online. Join us on 10th February at 18:00 CET. The lecture is hosted by the Trinity College Dublin. If the room is full and you can't register or enter the event, follow live streaming at http://bit.ly/KAPTalks. Check time of the lecture in different time zones: https://bit.ly/3pfUqtR. Once logged in to the webinar you will have an opportunity to pose…

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Development Challenges in Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic: UNU-WIDER

February 11 @ 8:00 am - February 12 @ 5:00 pm

This conference will bring together participants from scholarly, policy and business communities to discuss the policy challenges faced by Africa in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Featuring presentations from leading scholars and policy makers the conference provides a forum to discuss the socioeconomic implications, development challenges and potential policy solutions to the crisis in the context of the African continent.  

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Sustainable Energy for All Forum

February 16 - February 18

UPDATE: Event Postponed "Sustainable Energy for ALL (SEforALL) has decided to postpone the SEforALL Forum in Kigali, Rwanda to 16-18 February 2021. This decision has been taken to ensure the health and well-being of participants considering the COVID-19 situation and as a result of in-depth discussions with our host, the Government of Rwanda, the United Nations and the SEforALL Administrative Board." About The 2020 SEforALL Forum will focus on the need to act with urgency and ambition in order to…

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Nexus Dŵr Uisce Sustainability Webinar Series 2021: Exploring Micro-Hydropower

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In the Dŵr Uisce Sustainability Webinar Series 2021, findings from the Dŵr Uisce project demonstrate how research-based practical solutions can improve the energy efficiency in the water sector. In the first webinar focused on micro-hydropower, low-cost and modular hydro turbines are presented along with their opportunities, design and results from pilot installations.

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March 2021

Water Security and Climate Change Conference

March 1 @ 8:00 am - March 4 @ 5:00 pm

The Water Security and Climate Change conference (WSCC) is an annual event where scientists, policy makers and stakeholders from various sectors discuss the diverse facets of water security and its relation to climate variability and change. The WSCC strives to go beyond science and build bridges between various disciplines and sectors as well as different groups of stakeholders. Serving as a platform for discussions about water and food secure societies, by providing a stimulating environment with the intention of yielding…

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Virtual Summer School // Analysing Transformative Processes for the Management of the WEF nexus and the Advancement of the SDGs in Sub-Saharan Africa

March 7 @ 8:00 am - March 12 @ 5:00 pm

Young researchers based in or originating from sub-Saharan Africa together with young researchers from Germany are invited to apply for this virtual WEF Nexus summer school. The event will take place online and run from the evening of March 7th to March 12th 2021. It is organized by Osnabrück University (DE), Rhodes University (SA), University of Cape Town (SA) and University of Kwazulu-Natal (SA), Co-hosted online by The Integrated Assessment Society e.V. (DE) and sponsored by the Volkswagen Foundation’s program…

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The 9th World Water Forum

March 22 - March 27

About The 9th World Water Forum will take place in Dakar from 22 to 27 March 2021. The objective of Senegal and the World Water Council is to organize a more socially, politically and economically effective Forum, a catalyst for action for commitments on water and sanitation, a connected Forum, linked to the agendas, platforms and commitments on SDGs, the Sendai agreement on natural risks and disasters, the Paris agreement on climate, Africa's 2063 agenda, etc. The Forum will also…

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