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Lessons learnt and roadmap to World Water Day by Zafar Adeel, Director United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH)
 

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Presentation on 'Lessons learnt and roadmap to World Water Day' by Zafar Adeel, Director United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) at 2014 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference. Preparing for World Water Day 2014: Partnerships for improving water and energy access, efficiency and sustainability. 13-16 January 2014.

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    Lessons learnt and roadmap to World Water Day by Zafar Adeel, Director United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) Lessons learnt and roadmap to World Water Day by Zafar Adeel, Director United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) Presentation Transcript

    • Conclusions for WWD 2014 Zafar Adeel United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health
    • Take-away Points – 1 1. Success stories for public-private partnerships • • • • OECD: Success in Ebro basin; Madrid; Stockholm; Zaragoza; Developing countries: Cinta Mekar, Mweteni village Private Sector: Carlsberg, BP, Veolia International: EIP
    • Take-away Points – 2 2. Application of technology, research, innovation • Improving consumer behavior: energy-efficient appliances (Singapore) • Technologies: Solar heating (Israel); recycling water and heat in energy generation (US, Brazil, Israel); Linked provisioning of energy and water (Casablanca) • Analysis: Modeling complexity; best cooling technologies
    • Take-away Points – 3 3. Achieving sustainability for water-energy nexus • • • • • • Need to overcome very significant fragmentation within sectors Making the business case for water-energy nexus – job creation Growth of energy sector/new options constrained by water? Reviewing untapped hydropower potential Scaling up pilot examples of Industry partnerships as a means to achieve sustainability (Australia)
    • Take-away Points – 4 4. Creating enabling environment, incentives, funding mechanisms • • • • Water scarcity as the incentive (….And energy scarcity??) Linked policies (Israel, Singapore, Spain) Gaps: linked incentives; integrated decision support systems Creating partnerships without public funding – corporate capital • Building capacity !!
    • Thank You www.unwater.org/worldwaterday/ UNWorldWaterDay @UNW_WWD