August 28th – September 2
Theme: Water for Sustainable Growth
Texas A&M co-hosts special event at the 2016 World Water Week, WEF Nexus Platform: Achieving the Water, Energy and Food SDGs. The event “focuses on how implementation of the Water Goal (SDG 6) impacts and is impacted by the food and energy goals.”
Other convenors for the event include: Asian Development Bank; Deloitte Consulting LLP; Global Water Partnership; International Food Policy Research Institute; International Union for Conservation of Nature; International Water Management Institute; Stockholm Environment Institute and The World Bank Group
Also, Every year, a group of 8 young global water processionals are chosen to serve on the Young Scientific Program Committee (YSPC) whose main role is to provide support to the World Water Week’s Scientific Programme Committee. This year Bassel Daher, Research Associate at the WEF Nexus Group, was chosen to serve on this committee for the 2016 World Water Week. The seminar to which he will be providing main support for is water as a driver for sustainable growth.