Nadja Kunz, Assistant Professor, will be involved in a number of events over the next few weeks.

Nadja Kunz, Assistant Professor with research interests in Water, Sustainability, Private Sector, Mining and Metals will be involved in a number of events over the next few weeks. These include the following subjects: “Progressing water security in mining regions” | “Plenary 1: Tech & Peace: Canada’s Knowledge to Accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals” | “Mining Water Policy and Stewardship in the Developing Context”

Event Description Date / Time
Progressing Water Security in Mining Regions Nadja will be presenting a Keynote at the Water Security conference in Toronto entitled “Progressing water security in mining regions” Refer to details HERE: Monday, 18th June
Plenary 1: Tech & Peace: Canada’s Knowledge to Accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals Nadja will be talking in the opening plenary session at the Canadian Water Summit in Vancouver entitled “Plenary 1: Tech & Peace: Canada’s Knowledge to Accelerate the UN Sustainable Development Goals” I’ll be focusing on the role of the mining sector in delivering the SDGs, both in Canada and abroad, and will also highlight the importance of engaging the private sector as a key partner in collaborative efforts towards SDG implementation. Summary of the session available HERE: Wednesday, 20th June
Mining Water Policy and Stewardship in the Developing Context Nadja is co-chairing (together with Prof Jenny Broadhurst, University of Cape Town) a half-day session at the Resources for Future Generations conference in Vancouver on the topic of “Mining Water Policy and Stewardship in the Developing Context” please view more details HERE: Thursday, 21st June
Advanced Studies on the topic of Reimagining a Sustainable Mining Industry She is hosting a theme development workshop at the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies on the topic of Reimagining a Sustainable Mining Industry. In addition to UBC participants, we will have 24 high-profile participants from international universities including The University of Cape Town (South Africa), The University of Queensland (Australia), Pacifico University (Peru), RMIT University (Australia), The University of Technology Sydney (Australia) and The University of Exeter (UK). Friday, 22nd June