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COP"6 logo
This COP26 EU Side Event featured different sector practitioners delivering inspiring presentations and engaging in a panel discussion highlighting a variety of perspectives on key challenges, opportunities, and pathways to mainstream urban Nature-based Solutions and boost local economies.
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Portoviejo Parque Las Vegas
Cities Talk Nature webinar series has started
In the first Cities Talk Nature webinar on October 28th “A playful introduction to restorative Nature-based Solutions (NBS) in Latin American and European Cities”, Cities Talk Nature presented interactive tools and methods as well as best practice examples from municipalities to around 80 participants.
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Chemnitz on a bike
The 3rd INTERLACE stakeholder workshop on bike was held on September 16th in Chemnitz. During 5 km bicycle-tour ten stakeholders got insights into five NBS projects in Chemnitz
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CBIMA
The Symposium "Reflections on Urban Ecological Rehabilitation and Management of Green Spaces in the City" was held on August 27th in San José with more than 55 participants. Several key stakeholders joined the discussion including representatives of CBIMA for Nature and local governments of the Greater Metropolitan Area surrounding CBIMA.
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#Flowers4Bees is a social media campaign celebrating World Bee Day (May 20) and raising awareness of the importance of bees and pollinators in general. Joining us is easy: from May 3 to June 4, take a picture of a flower and/or a bee and post it on our dedicated Facebook group or on your Twitter profile – in this case, do not forget to use #Flowers4Bees or we will not be able to find your picture!
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Envigado launch
On March 26, 2021, the launch of the INTERLACE project was held in Envigado with the participation of public sector actors, officials, Environmental Authorities and strategic allies such as the Alexander von Humboldt Institute and Empresas Públicas de Medellín. On April 29, the project was socialized with community leaders, civil society actors and other institutions to whom the objectives of the impact group and the network of cities were presented.
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Kick-off Granollers INTERLACE
On Thursday 25th March, the INTERLACE project together with Forum INTERLACE, a participatory body to design, discuss and implement the actions to be developed during the project were launched in the City of Granollers, Spain.
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krakow
15 municipalities of the Krakow Metropolis and several other partners established the Metropolitan Action Group (MAG) as part of the INTERLACE project. The inaugural meeting was held online on March 18, 2021. The goal of this Local City Network Accelerator is to cooperate in order to renew and strengthen natural areas in the Metropolis.
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PR event Portoviejo
In order to present the INTERLACE project to the wider public in Portoviejo a press conference with the participation of Mr Mayor Agustín Casanova was held in the City Hall on 18 March. The launch of the project was accompanied by a video presenting INTERLACE project and its planned activities in the city. Mr Nicolas Salmon from YES Innovation, gave an extensive interview about the project's planned activities in the city.
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CBIMA Kick-off
On Monday, March 17 2021, the Corredor Biológico Interurbano María Aguilar (CBIMA) hosted an event to launch its local city-network accelerator called CBIMA por La Naturaleza. 39 experts working at CBIMA and able to impact CBIMA key challenges through their expertise were brought together. During the event they were informed of the potential benefits of participating in this city network and also had the opportunity to analyse the local challenges to be addressed in INTERLACE.