15.11.2011 | UNU, DKKV and City of Bonn: 10th Bonn Dialogues Event "The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus. Solutions for the Green Economy"

    UNU, DKKV and the City of Bonn are delighted to announce the 10th Bonn Dialogues event on “The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus. Solutions for the Green Economy”. The panellists will discuss the core ideas and main concepts of the water, energy and food security nexus, and why an integrated, interlinked approach is ever more important to successfully address the challenges of balancing resource demand and supply in the coming decades.

    Time: Tuesday, 15 November 2011, 6 p.m.,
    Venue:
    Wasserwerk, Hermann-Ehlers-Str. 29, 53113 Bonn

    Programme:

    The event will be honoured by an opening speech of His Royal Highness Prince of Orange in his capacity as Chair of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB).

    6:00 p.m. Panel discussion

    7:00 p.m. Question and answer session

    7:30 p.m. Meet and greet with experts

    This Bonn Dialogues event is the only Public Symposium as a pre-conference event of the Bonn2011 Nexus Conference “The Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus – Solutions for the Green Economy”.

    Participation free of charge,

    Registration via e-mail until 15 November 2011.

    For further information please visit  www.bonn-dialogues.org.

    Background :

    The Bonn Dialogues Series on Global Environmental Change is a forum for discussing substantive issues related to anthropogenic drivers and consequences. The series is held twice a year since 2006 and addresses topics such as climate, water, energy, migration and food through an interdisciplinary approach. It is jointly organized by the United Nations University (UNU) Bonn and the German Committee for Disaster Reduction (DKKV) in partnership with the City of Bonn. Furthermore, Bonn Dialogues is supported by the Deutsche Welle, the European Union and the State Government of North Rhine-Westphalia.

    The United Nations University (UNU) is the academic arm of the United Nations. It bridges the academic world and the United Nations system as well as its Member States. Its goal is to develop sustainable solutions for current and future problems of humankind in all aspects of life. Through a problem-oriented and interdisciplinary approach it aims at education, applied research and political consulting on a global scale.

    In Germany (Bonn), UNU is present in the form of the Vice Rectorate in Europe (UNU-ViE), which is part of UNU Centre, and the Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS). UNU-ViE is also host for three further entities: the Secretariat of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (UNU-IHDP), the UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development (UNW-DPC), as well as the Operating Unit SCYCLE of the Tokyo-based UNU Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP SYCLE). http://www.bonn.unu.edu