Renaturing Cities: Addressing Environmental Challenges and the Effects of the Economic Crisis through Nature-Based Solutions

Renaturing Cities
  • Start date : 13/05/2014 00:00:00
  • End date : 14/05/2014 23:59:59
  • Where : Auditorium Madou, Brussels, Belgium

Regions and local development, Environment, consumers and health, European Commission, Events/Conf/Fairs, Presidency of the Council of the EU

Under the auspices of the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the EU, DG RTD is organising a two-day conference  which aims to highlight innovative tools, strategies and best practices in the field of Nature Based Solutions that European cities are adopting in order to combine tradition and modernity while addressing environmental challenges and the impacts of the economic crisis.


High level representatives from academia, urban planning authorities, the private sector and international organisations will provide keynote speeches and join the debate in a multi-stakeholder environment.

Members of the European Parliament and representatives from DG Environment, DG Regional Policy, DG Climate Action, Joint Research Centre will moderate/chair some of the conference sessions.