KTH CLEWs-Nexus news June 2015

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OECD Workshop on Decision Support Tools for Policy Dialogues on the Nexus

KTH-dESA's director, Mark Howells, presents work on the UNECE's methodology and tools to assess the Food, Energy, Ecosystem and Water Nexus at the OECD's Expert Workshop on Decision Support Tools (DSTs) for Policy Dialogues on the Water - Energy - Food Nexus in EECCA, Paris, 2-3 July, 2015

UNDESA - Expert Group Meeting for the Global Sustainable Development Report

KTH-dESA’s Researcher, Dimitris Mentis participated in the Expert Group Meeting for the Global Sustainable Development Report that took place in Geneva, 28-29 May, 2015. The meeting was organized by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs and its objective was to support policy deliberations on the GSDR at the High-level Forum in July 2015, with a view to strengthening the science-policy interface for sustainable development. 

UNECE Nexus Assessment in Isonzo-Soca river basin

As part of the UNECE-nexus work, KTH-dESA researchers participated in the workshop that was held in Gorizia, Italy on 26-27, May 2015 with the purpose of advancing intersectoral and transboundary dialogue over the Isonzo-Soca river basin, shared by Italy and Slovenia. The assessment, to be carried out in the course of 2016, will focus on transboundary cooperation over shared natural and historical heritage to promote a more efficient management of resources and sustainable growth of all sectors, and more particularly tourism.