Dutch water sector event: 'Two Extremes: Flooding and Heat stress - Resilience Challenges and Innovations in Cities'
1 November 2021
Cities from around the world will exchange ideas, share stories of adaptation, and innovative solutions that help address the two extremes they face: more frequent and intense floods in rainy seasons and heat waves during the summer. Finding strategies that help meet ecological (green/grey infrastructure, nature-based solutions), social (participatory design and communities' programmes), and economic (entrepreneurial innovation, financing for sustainable projects) benefits and showcasing best practices from around the world in a diverse set of contexts.
Expo Dubai thematic week: Global Goals Week
16 - 22 January 2022
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are our global blueprint for a better world, and a statement of our collective ambition for dignified and equal opportunities for all. Expo 2020 Dubai is an unparalleled opportunity to mobilise citizens around the Global Goals. Events this week will take stock of how far we have come and examine the role played by various actors – including individuals – in the SDGs and explore how we can act together to chart a way forward.
The programme for the Netherlands Pavilion for the Global Goals Week will focus on several themes linked to the SDGs: water, food, energy, sustainable and smart solutions and more. With the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) and the Water, Energy and Food Trilateral Summit, the Global Goals week features a packed programme.