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

Cases on water and energy partnerships

This section provides access by alphabetical order to some of the cases discussed at the Conference as an example of partnerships on water and energy issues.

>> A BP-funded multi-disciplinary research programme investigating the effects of natural resources scarcities on patterns of energy supply and consumption
By Alistair Wyness, Group Water Expert, BP.

>> Case study: Aquifer Management, Renewable Energy and Desalination for Baja Region, Mexico
By Dr. Magdalena A K Muir, Arctic Institute of North America, Canada

>> Community-based energy and water development initiatives. Pro-poor Public Private Partnership (5Ps) in Cinte Mekar, Indonesia
By Mr. Hongpeng Liu, Chief of Energy Security and Water Resources Section, Environment and Development Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

>> European Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Water
By Mr. Robert Schröder, Policy Officer, European Commission, DG Environment, Unit C.1 Protection of Water Resources.

>> European Joint Programming Initiative “Water Challenges for a Changing World” (The Water JPI)
By Enrique Playan, Coordinator, European Joint Programming Initiative “Water Challenges for a Changing World”, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Government of Spain.

>> Módulo Milenio - Transferring dry sanitation systems to vulnerable communities using solar energy.
By Carlos Levinton, Experimentation Centre of the University of Buenos Aires

>> Operational Water and Energy efficiency
By Dominique Gatel, Veolia Water

>> Pilot Assessment of the Water-Food-Energy-Ecosystems Nexus in the Alazani/Ganick Basin
By Annukka Lipponen, Environmental Affairs Officer at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE).

>> Promotion of Sustainable Water and Energy practices in Costa Rica by Companies, Citizens and Administrations
By Andy Backer, ESPH

>> Promotion of the adoption of water and energy efficient technologies and practices by households, SMEs and Local Authorities in cities
By Victor Viñuales, Director of Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo (ECODES)

>> Reduce water-related impacts in arid countries (Morocco and South-Africa)
By Pol Adarve, Director of the Strategic Relations Department, Abeinsa Business Development, Abengoa.

>> Results from Partnerships in MED-TEST (Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies)
By Mr. Igor Volodin, Water Management Specialist, Technical Cooperation Division, UNIDO.

>> The Energy-Water situation in India
Mrs. Iris Cheng, Climate and Energy Campaigner, Greenpeace.

>> The Energy-Water situation in South Africa
By Mrs. Iris Cheng, Climate and Energy Campaigner, Greenpeace.

>> The Hydropower Sustainability Assessment Protocol
By Simon Howard, International Hydropower Association (IHA).

>> The Water for Energy Framework (W4EF) Initiative
By Mr. Laurent Bellet, Water and Energy Specialist, Electricité de France (EDF).

>> UNIDO Business Partnerships
By Ms. Barbara Kreisler, Industrial Development Officer in the Business, Investment and Technology Services Branch of UNIDO.

>> UNIDO partnership with Carlsberg/Baltika Breweries’ comprehensive investment programme
By Mr. Christian Susan, Industrial Development Officer at UNIDO and Mr. Wouter de Groot, CSR and Risk Manager at Carlsberg Supply Company.

>> Water-saving technologies in Japan
By Shimizu Yasutoshi, Senior Research Manager at ESG Promotion Department of TOTO Ltd. Japan and Secretary-General of Asian Saving Water Council.