World Water Day on Water and Energy: The Nexus and beyond


Bonn, 20.03.2014


Center for Development Research (ZEF), the UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development (UNW-DPC), the United Nations University (UNU) in Bonn, the Global Water System Project (GWSP), German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) and the Main Research Area “Water” of the Department of Geography, University of Bonn (GIUB).

At this Water Lecture, a panel of high-level experts from International Organizations, Policy think tanks and the academia discussed the various links between water and energy as well as potential challenges and opportunities of the interface between water and energy at different levels and settings. The emphasis of this panel discussion was to assess the tradeoffs and synergies between water and energy as well as exploring strategies to maximize the economic benefits of a strengthened nexus:


  • Linus Mofor, Renewable Energy Analyst with the Innovation and Technology Centre of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • Djiby Thiam, Senior Researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF)
  • Ines Dombrowsky, Head of Department Environmental Policy and Natural Resources Management, German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Facilitator: Janos Bogardi (former UNU-EHS and GWSP)

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Datum / Uhr
20.03.2014 / 17:00 - 18:30


Center for Development Research (ZEF)
University of Bonn
Walter-Flex-Straße 3
D-53113 Bonn

Conference Programme

Conference Programme