(Re)sources morning conferences
(Re)sources organizes a conference cycle (3 to 4 each year) at the Collège des Bernardins in Paris, which takes the form of an expert dialogue between a member of (Re)sources and another professional. Speakers discuss an issue that derives from (Re)sources works. Minutes, recommendations and interviews are published as a contribution to subsequent debates.
Digital Transition and acess to basic services in developing countries
Debate with Nicolas Decordes, Vice President of anticipation marketing for Orange Group, debates with Gwenael Prié, Telecom and Digital Project Manager with the Transportation, Telecoms and Sustainable Energy at the French development agency (AfD) and David Menascé, Consultant, specialized on strategies of access to the "Bottom of the Pyramid" market.
The rise of the urban: will the international agenda really make a difference in terms of resource management and access to basic utilities?
Debate with Henry de Cazotte, Special Representative of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of International Development Special for Habitat III, Bertrand Gallet, Director of Cités Unies France and Member of (Re)sources, and Benjamin Michelon, Sociologist and Urban Planner, Chairperson of ADP Villes en Développement.
The water crisis: a major challenge for China in the 21st century
Debate with Dr Kaijun Wang, Professor at the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Paul Kriss, Global Leader for City Infrastructure and Services at the World Bank and former coordinator of the Urban and Water Sector of the World Bank in China and Mongolia, and Caroline Jeanmaire, Science Po and Beijing University graduate specialising in international relations and sustainable development.
Water related strategic and security challenges: between tension and cooperation
Franck GALLAND, Expert on Water Security Issues and Urban Resilience, (ES)² Engineering Consulting Chief Executive and Author of “Le grand jeu, Chroniques Géopolitiques de l’eau” (The Great Game, Columns on the Geopolitics of Water), and Alexandre TAITHE, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (French Foundation for Strategic Research) Research fellow
2015, a decisive year for water: from consensus to action
Debate with Brice LALONDE, Former French Minister of Environment, Special Advisor to the United Nations on Sustainable Development and PFE Spokesperson for Climate, and Gérard PAYEN, Aquafed Chairperson, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on Water and Sanitation issues, and Member of (Re)sources. The debate was facilitated by Pierre VICTORIA, Veolia Sustainable Development Director and Member of (Re)sources.
Water : a source of life or a vector of death?
Debate with Benoit Miribel, Merieux Foundation Director, former Action Contre la Faim (Acting Against Hunger) Chairperson and (Re)sources Member, and Renaud Piarroux, Doctor, expert on cholera epidemiology. The debate is facilitated by Alain Boinet, founder of Solidarités Internationale and (Re)sources Member.
Access to water and engergy, a key challenge of the post-2015 agenda
In presence of Loïc Fauchon, World Water Council Honorary Chairperson and Société des Eaux de Marseille (Marseille city water company) Chairperson, and of Gérard Payen, Aquafed Chairperson, Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on Water and Sanitation issues, (Re)sources Member.