URBAN GreenUP will play an active role in the event taking place from the 28th of November to the 1st of December 2018 in Italy
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Municipality of Mantova, the Italian Society of Silviculture and Forest Ecology (SISEF) and the Politecnico di Milano are organising the 1st World Forum on Urban Forests, which is titled “Changing the nature of cities: the role of urban forestry for a green, healthier and happier future”.
URBAN GreenUP is participating with other NBS Projects in many events with speakers and a dedicated moment.
On Thursday Nov 29, EC Senior Policy Officer Josefina Enfedaque will take part in the round table “Nature Based Solutions and the present” on behalf of the NBS Project Cluster, with a speech about Transforming cities, enhancing well-being through nature-based solutions (NBS). The EU-led mission towards the urban green transformation.
Moreover, a side event dedicated to Nature Based Solutions will be held on Friday Nov 30, with the participation of many URBAN GreenUP partners and other NBS Projects representatives as speakers. The debate will focus on overcoming barriers and enhancing benefits of Nature Based Solutions.
The event will be the occasion to launch the first Nature-Based Solutions Cooperation Manifesto, which amis to guide the adoption of NBS by other cities. It will be signed by NBS projects and in January 2019 the Manifesto will be publicly open online for the collection of signatures from whoever is happy to support the global effort to renature our cities..
Below you can find all the details about URBAN GreenUP participation in the World Forum on Urban Forests.
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November 29 2018 - 15:00 - 16:30 @Teatro Sociale
Side event organized by URBAN GreenUP in collaboration with other NBS projects. November 30, 2018 – 15.30 -17.00 @FondazioneUniverMantova – Aula Magna
Launch of the first Nature-Based Solutions Cooperation Manifesto (20-30 minutes)
1 hour round table on benefits and barriers of Nature-Based Solutions
The academic point of view:
The technical expert:
The legislative expert:
The polical expert:
The social expert:
The financial & business expert:
The replication expert: