30 August 2018
Academy for Nature-Based Solutions launched during EU-Brazil dialogue
From 9-10 July, Brasília (Brazil) played host to an international seminar on Nature-based Solutions (NBS), which took place as part of the EU-Brazil Sector Dialogue on Nature-based solutions. The event was co-organised by the ICLEI European Secretariat, ICLEI South America Secretariat, the Connecting Nature project and the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, and on the Brazilian side, by the Center for Strategic Studies and Management (CGEE), the...
14 August 2018
Cities invited to provide feedback on draft action plan on nature-based solutions
The EU Urban Agenda Partnership on the Sustainable Use of Land and Nature-Based Solutions has launched its draft action plan and is inviting local governments, civil society organisations, national authorities, and academic and financial institutions based in EU Member States to provide their feedback. This consultation is open until 19 September 2018 and offers a unique opportunity for the public to contribute to the Action Plan. ICLEI Europe is an active member of the EU Urban Agenda...
12 June 2018
Transforming post-industrial zones to green hubs
A new European-funded project “Productive Green Infrastructure for Post-industrial Urban Regeneration (proGIreg)” was launched in Aachen on 12th June 2018. The cities of Dortmund (Germany), Turin (Italy) and Zagreb (Croatia) will harness the productive potential of key post-industrial areas with the involvement of local NGOs, community groups and residents. The city of Dortmund will use the renatured Deusenberg landfill site to produce solar power and provide sports areas and...