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The Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2021 (SRI2021) is the world’s first transdisciplinary gathering in sustainability – it will be a space of fierce advocacy for sustainability scholarship, innovation, collaboration and action.

This annual event unites global sustainability leaders, experts, industry and innovators to inspire action and promote a sustainability transformation.  In addition to the 100+ sessions available throughout the day and night, thanks to the global reach of SRI and partners, the SRI2021 Online Package includes exclusive events and services, starting as soon as February 2021.

SRI is a joint initiative of Future Earth and the Belmont Forum. Australia, who hosts the Congress in 2021, has a unique role to play in the global community as a conduit between the Global North and the Global South, indigenous peoples and traditional sustainability practices. The local hosting consortium, led by Future Earth Australia and CSIRO, features academia and government partners from Brisbane and the State of Queensland to meet the breadth of the SRI2021 agenda.

JPI Urban Europe co-hosts the following sessions:

🗓️ Session: Urban Nexus Innovation Showcase: Think Like a Mayor!
Monday 14 June 12.00-13.45 UTC, 14.00 CEST

🗓️ Session: Networking and knowledge exchange:Towards circular urban economies and regenerative cities – Lessons learned from nature-based solutions and the Food-Water-Energy Nexus
Tuesday 15 June 12.00-13.30 UTC, 14.00 CEST

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Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus

The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a call jointly established by the Belmont Forum and the Joint Programming Initiative Urban Europe. The cooperation was established in order to bring together the fragmented research and expertise across the globe to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. Projects and partners from the SUGI Nexus will join the SRI congress.


15 June 2021
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