Events

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Seminar

MENA Academy on Climate Diplomacy

In its efforts to foster dialogue and collaborations among the various stakeholders involved in climate change adaptation and mitigation, the Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change Middle East and North Africa of Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS – REMENA) and MEDRC Water Research organize jointly the Middle East and North Africa Academy on Climate Diplomacy, from October 28 to November 03, 2019, Berlin – Germany.

Workshop

MENA Workshop on Water Security & Environmental Peacebuilding

The workshop is offered by the Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change Middle East and North Africa of Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS – REMENA) and the Program on Water Security of EcoPeace Middle East. The workshop will take place in Rabat, Morocco, from the 14th to the 16th October (three days). Participation is open to practitioners and civil society organizations from the MENA region. Limited space is also available for individuals from academia, think tanks, development agencies and foundations.

Seminar

EU-MENA Young Leaders Academy on Sustainability and Resource Security

Aware that common regional and international efforts are needed to support sustainable livelihoods and future resource security in the MENA region, the Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change Middle East and North Africa (REMENA) and the Multinational Development Policy Dialogue (MNED) of Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) organize jointly an “EU-MENA Young Leaders Academy on Sustainability and Resource Security”, from September 23 to 27, 2019 in Brussels, Belgium.

Expert conference

KAS African Climate Perspectives on Migration

Aware of the necessity to joint national and regional efforts to address displacement and human mobility challenges in Africa associated with climate change and environmental disequilibrium, the Regional Programs Energy Security and Climate Change Middle East and North Africa of Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung (KAS – REMENA) and Sub-Saharan Africa organize jointly a Regional Conference “KAS African Climate Perspectives on Migration”, from July 01 to July 02, 2019, Rabat – Morocco.

Seminar

Autumn Academy on Sustainability and Resource Security in the EU and MENA region

The aim of the event is to promote the exchange on topics of sustainability and resource security as well as to increase the participants' awareness especially of the fields of energy, water, mobility, digitalization and urban planning.

Workshop

International Workshop Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Implementation in the Mashreq
The International Workshop aims at analyzing how global climate change affects the links between the water, energy and agricultural sector.

Seminar

German-Arab Young Journalists' Academy

For the first time, one of the successful intercultural journalism academies of KAS takes place in Morocco.

Workshop

International Workshop Water-Energy-Food Nexus

Implementation in the Maghreb
The International Workshop aims at analyzing how global climate change affects the links between the water, energy and agricultural sector.

Seminar

Youth Winter Academy on Renewable Energies and Energy Security

The aim of the event is to foster Youth negotiation and policy making skills as well as their knowledge for addressing the challenges and campaigning for sustainable solutions linked to Energy Security and Climate Change within the MENA region.

Expert conference

Basra: Opportunities and Obstacles for Sustainable Growth

Oil revenues, diversification and environmental protection
The Arab Gulf Research Center, the KAS Regional Program Energy Security and Climate Change Middle East and North Africa and the KAS Syria/Iraq Office are hosting a conference in Basra on furthering sustainable economic growth in the South of Iraq.
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Event Reports

KAS African Climate Perspectives on Migration

International Conference from 1 to 2 July 2019 in Rabat, Morocco
Experts, scientists and civil society representatives from various African countries met in Rabat, Morocco, to discuss the impact of climate change on migration movements in Africa.

Event Reports

Autumn Academy on Sustainability and Resource Security in the EU and MENA region

by Franziska Fabritius

October 19 to 29, 2018 at the European Academy Otzenhausen (EAO), Germany
Selected young professionals from the MENA region met in Germany to learn about sustainable strategies in the fields of energy, water, mobility, waste management and urban development.

Event Reports

Dialogue Programme on Water and Waste Management Models

by Johannes Hügel

Insights and Ways Forward for the MENA Region
This article provides a summary of a five-day dialogue programme of meetings, presentations, discussions and field trips entitled ‘Innovations in water and waste management: Models of transferability to the MENA region’, which took place from 25-29 March 2018 in Cologne, Germany and Brussels, Belgium. The publication has been jointly elaborated with Wala' Abdullah from NGO Fanack.

Event Reports

German-Arab Young Journalists’ Academy in Rabat

by Daniela Diegelmann, Franziska Fabritius

For the first time, one of the successful intercultural journalism academies of KAS took place in Morocco. On the main subject “water”, 16 young journalists from Germany and six Arab countries travelled throughout the whole country for their different researches.

Event Reports

International Workshop Water-Energy-Food Nexus

by Daniela Diegelmann, Franziska Fabritius

Implementation in the Maghreb
The Nexus recognizes that the Water, Energy and Food sectors are inextricably linked and that actions in any one of these areas usually impact upon the other. Thus, these complex and intricate links require a suitably integrated approach to ensure global food and water security as well as sustainable agriculture and energy.

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Basra: Opportunities and obstacles for sustainable economic growth

by Nils Wörmer, Lucas Lamberty

KAS and Basra University hold conference on economic diversification
Basra is the second biggest city in Iraq, holds a majority of Iraqi crude oil reserves and is known as the gate to Iraq due to its maritime ports. At the same time, Basra and the south of Iraq are suffering from low economic growth rates and poverty. On October 8 and 9, the KAS Regional Programme for Energy Security and Climate Change in the Middle East and North Africa, the KAS Syria/Iraq office and the Arab Gulf Research Center of the University of Basra held a conference about the opportunities and obstacles for sustainable economic growth in the province.
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