Dresden Nexus Conference “SDGs & Nexus Approach: Monitoring and Implementation

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (All day) to Friday, May 19, 2017 (All day)
Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Lingnerplatz 1, 01069 Dresden, Germany

The Dresden Nexus Conference is a platform developed to advance the sustainable development agenda by bringing actors together who apply a Nexus Approach to resource management. Side by side, researchers and implementers (policy- and decision makers) from universities, national and international organizations, UN entities, ministries and governmental agencies, as well as individual researchers and stakeholders from the private sector and civil society discuss current research and initiatives applying the Nexus Approach and the benefits for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. This biennial conference is an important contribution of the United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES), the Technische Universität Dresden and the Leibniz Institute for Ecological Urban and Regional Development to the progress of advancing a nexus approach to resource management and thereby play a small contribution to achieving truly sustainable development for all. At DNC2017 issues related to monitoring and implementation strategies will be specified and addressed both for rural as well as urban and peri-urban systems. In particular, we will consider .