Nature-based Solutions and People | Geneva Nature-based Solutions Dialogues

Nature-based Solutions and People | Geneva Nature-based Solutions Dialogues

Monday, 6 December 2021

The Geneva Nature-based Solutions dialogues aim to facilitate further engagement and discussion among the stakeholders in International Geneva and beyond, in the lead-up to a critical year for nature and society. The dialogues are convened by the Geneva Environment Network and the International...

RGI-IUCN Conference: Optimising Energy and Empowering Nature

Tuesday, 7 December 2021 - 10:00 to 14:45 (Europe/Brussels)

With the COP26 just having wrapped up in Glasgow, we are hearing many urgent calls to scale up and accelerate the deployment of renewable energy and electricity grid infrastructure. This will be a vital step forward on our pathway towards decarbonisation. At the same time, infrastructure...

Innovate 4 Nature

Wednesday, 8 December 2021 - 9:00 to 17:00 (Europe/Brussels)

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) are defined as “actions to protect, sustainably manage, and restore natural or modified ecosystems, that address societal challenges effectively and adaptively, simultaneously providing human well-being and biodiversity benefits” (IUCN). Research highlights that NbS...

Nature Based Solutions: Tools for Europe and Central Asia

Thursday, 9 December 2021 - 15:00

Increasing urbanisation and climate change pose complex challenges to urban systems, requiring urgent attention worldwide. Recent studies, such as the one launched by the Commission on Global Adaptation, devise a way to increase the resilience of urban centers. Among the main recommendations is...

Let Nature Be the Solution

Friday, 10 December 2021 - 9:30 to 16:30 (Europe/Brussels)
Hybrid/ Albert Borschette Congress Centre, 3rd floor, Brussels, Belgium

A growing network of EU-funded Research and Innovation projects have demonstrated in more than 70 cities how nature-based solutions build on nature and ecosystems to deliver social, ecological, and economic benefits. At the crossroads of the European Green Deal policies, these solutions increase...

Ecosystem Integrity in the CBD Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework

Tuesday, 14 December 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00 (Europe/Brussels)

The Finnish Ministry of Environment, the Belgian Biodiversity Platform, and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have organised an informal virtual exchange on on Ecosystem Integrity and its role in the post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework . The full spectrum of integrity will be addressed...

From use case to business case: Lessons from TreeTracker

Wednesday, 15 December 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00 (Europe/Brussels)

Technologies are cool and all, but is there a business case for monitoring and managing nature-based solutions?

Join Dr. Nadina Galle, Ambassador of the Smart Tech for NBS Community, and Dirk van Riel, CEO of TreeTracker, as they discuss the use of mobile mapping data and deep learning...

2022 NATURA All-Hands Meeting (AHM)

Tuesday, 15 February 2022 to Friday, 18 February 2022

NATURA Network has announced that NATURA's first in-person all-hands meeting will take place in Malta on February 15-18 2022.

This meeting will be an opportunity for NATURA network points of contact to foster in-person connections, share research, engage in collaborative workshops, and...