The 5th World Sustainability Forum aims to be a platform for researchers to present and engage with others on issues relating to sustainability within this historical context. We seek to contribute to policy-relevant, change-oriented, and transdisciplinary research and collaboration from science and technology, the life sciences, and the social sciences. Three thematic areas have been identified to structure this event:

Thematic Area Sustainability Dimension

Dear Colleague,

The European Space Agency, the Global Water Systems Project and the Food and Agricultural Organization invite you to a workshop on Earth observations and their contribution to the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus. The workshop will take place from 25-27 March 2014 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. It is aimed at reviewing and synthesizing the current state of Earth observation applications to WEF issues and the information needs of data users from across a range of sectors.


European Development Days is the gathering of European development practitioners and their partners worldwide. Its aim is to win the hearts and minds of all stakeholders, fostering engagement and facilitating the implementation of the agenda for greater aid effectiveness. The forum is also a key date for the diary and a unique opportunity to communicate widely on the concrete results of European development cooperation efforts.



En nombre del comité organizador, le invitamos cordialmente a participar del"5º Congreso Internacional sobre el Arsénico en el Medio Ambiente"(As2014), que se celebrará en Buenos Aires, Argentina entre el 11 y el 16 de mayo de 2014. El tema de As2014 es "Un siglo del descubrimiento de la Arsenicosis en América (1913-2014)", para conmemorar los 100 años del descubrimiento de los efectos del arsénico en el agua de bebida sobre la vida humana en América Latina.

Terceras Jornadas Interdisciplinarias  "Ciclo del Agua en Agroecosistemas"

19, 20 y 21 de Noviembre de 2014






El agua dulce es un recurso natural de primera magnitud y un factor clave de desarrollo.

The AU/NEPAD Centres of Excellence on Water held their meeting in Senegal on 30th September to 2nd October 2013 in Dakar (Senegal).

During these days, the results of the activities implemented during the EC support the implementation of the AU/NEPAD Centres of Excellence on Water were presented. The African institutions involved the water sector (AMCOW, NEPAD, ECOWAS, SADC) were invited together with representaives of different african governments and research and academia institutions being part of the AU/NEPAD Centres of Excellence on Water.