Nature-based solutions for Caucasian cities

UrbanByNature webinar

10 July 2020, 14:00 - 15:30

On 10 July, UrbanByNature, the global programme for urban nature pioneers, will kick off its webinar series for the Caucasus region.

In this introductory webinar, UrbanByNature will present its facilitated capacity-building and expertise-sharing programme to help lift the barriers to urban nature and set cities and towns on a new green course. Participants will learn what nature-based solutions (NBS) actually are in both European and Caucasian contexts, as well as about how to build the capacity of local stakeholders towards implementing nature-based solutions step-by-step.

During the webinar, participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences and to explore common questions with speakers:

  • Tiago Freitas, Policy Officer,  Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission, Belgium
  • Marcus Collier, Connecting Nature Project Coordinator, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
  • Daniela Rizzi, Officer, Sustainable Resources Climate and Resilience, ICLEI, Germany
  • Mamuka Gvilava, GIS and RS Consulting Center "GeoGraphic", Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Lilit Sahakyan, Center for Ecological-Noosphere Studies (CENS), National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan, Armenia

The webinar will be moderated by Philipp La Haela Walter, ICLEI Europe.

Register for the Caucasus stream kick-off webinar by clicking here!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the webinar.

If you have not yet registered for the UrbanbyNature programme, please do so here to keep up to date with all information regarding the webinar series.