PAUWES held its first International Symposium

08 May

The Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES) held its first International Symposium entitled “State of the Art – Challenges and Trends in Energy and Water in Africa” from 6 to 8 May 2015. The event, which took place in Tlemcen (Algeria), was attended by academics and researchers from across Africa and Europe.

The Symposium was the first event to be held by PAUWES as part of its objective of establishing a community of practice in the sector of water and energy sciences. Subjects of discussion at the Symposium included the challenges and opportunities of the water-energy nexus in Africa; the African Union’s Agenda 2063 on Water and Energy as well as the contribution of universities and entrepreneurship to Agenda 2063.

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An Executive Summary  and the  Full Report  of the Symposium are now available.

Please visit the Symposium website for full details of the event.