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05/17/2017 - 05/19/2017 | Dresden

Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC 2017)

SDGs & NEXUS APPROACH: Monitoring and Implementation

UNU-FLORES, TU Dresden and IOER will host the second biennial Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC) on a Nexus Approach to managing environmental resources for sustainable development in the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden from 17 to 19 May 2017.

The Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC) is an international platform to foster cooperation and collaboration amongst all actors and sectors involved in a Nexus Approach to managing environmental resources. DNC is a biennial conference in Dresden, Germany organised by the United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES), the Technische Universität Dresden (TU Dresden) and the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER).

Working across sectors, DNC brings together researchers and implementers (policy- and decision makers) from universities, national and international organisations, UN organisations, ministries and governmental agencies, as well as individual scholars, stakeholders from the private sector and civil society from around the world.

The main objective is to showcase nexus-oriented research and case studies at the interface between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Water-Soil-Waste Nexus, which demonstrate the link between research and policy/implementation. Strengthening that link requires looking in depth at monitoring and implementation strategies. DNC2017 will, thus, address issues related to data requirements as well as data management and its link to resources management. The conference will also deal with governance frameworks for integrated resources management, incentives for resource recovery and efficiency, and the economic framework facilitating the implementation of sustainable environmental resources management strategies.

Looking at the Nexus Approach as a tool for achieving the SDGs, DNC2017 will consider examples and case studies addressing monitoring and implementation strategies targeting research, education and advocacy.

Conference Topic:
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS & THE NEXUS APPROACH: MONITORING AND IMPLEMENTATION

Theme 1:
Multifunctional Land-Use Systems – integrative resources management in rural areas and respective ecosystem services in rural land-use systems

Theme 2:
Resources Management in Resilient Cities – the provision, recovery and reuse of resources and the respective infrastructures in urban environments

Information on participating / attending:
Early-Bird Registration: 01.10.2016 - 28.02.2017

Date:

05/17/2017 - 05/19/2017

Event venue:

Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden
Lingnerplatz 1
01069 Dresden
Sachsen
Germany

Target group:

Business and commerce, Scientists and scholars

Email address:

Relevance:

international

Subject areas:

Construction / architecture, Energy, Environment / ecology, Nutrition / healthcare / nursing, Zoology / agricultural and forest sciences

Types of events:

Conference / symposium / (annual) conference

Entry:

07/16/2016

Sender/author:

Heike Hensel

Department:

Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit

Event is free:

no

Language of the text:

English

URL of this event: http://idw-online.de/en/event54888

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