PROGRAM

8th. WORLD WATER FORUM

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AGENDA

8º FÓRUM MUNDIAL DA ÁGUA

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Sustainability challenges need integrated solutions in the Arab Region: Is Water, Energy Food the answer?

Wednesday - 9:00 - 10:30

THEME

Development

ROOM

Room 7

DESCRIPTION

[OS-RP-40] Since 2014, A regional initiative by the League of Arab States, regional organizations and donors joined efforts to promote an integrated approach for efficient use of depleted resources that are a threat for sustainable and secure supply of water, energy and food. Several projects were conducted focussing on regional policies pinpoint the multiple challenges to be considered in palnning similar experiences in othe rregions worldwide, The silo approache is entrenched in the institutional landscape in countries. Despite the fact that SDGs narrative stresses the necessity of an integrated approach to achiever SDGs, the reality of sectoral policies and strategies in countries requires several framework conditions to operationalize the WEF nexus approach and ensure coherente and integrated planning mechanism. The central question to debate in the session is How nexus is helping to achieve the Sectoral SDGs and how countries could use the Agenda 2030 to promote an integrated appraoch to ensure sustainability through efficiency of use of water, energy and land.

"League of Arab States (Egypt)/GIZ ACCWaM programme
Hammou LAAMRANI
hammou.laamrani@cimonline.de"