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What is needed to make and keep Nature-Based Solutions a reality?

Different nature-based solutions ask for different ways of support. NATURVATION interviewed stakeholders on what they think is needed to make and keep nature-based solutions a reality. Learn more at https://naturvation.eu/.

What issues are addressed by Nature-Based Solutions?

Nature-based solutions have multiple benefits for multiple stakeholders. PBL interviewed some of the stakeholders on the issues they see addressed by nature-based solutions for https://naturvation.eu/.
Press release
21 January 2019

Increasing the Social Acceptance of Wind Energy: Horizon2020 project WinWind feeds policy processes across Europe

Aiming to raise the social acceptance of wind energy, the WinWind project managed to establish ongoing and evolving stakeholder and policy dialogues in selected regions with comparatively low wind energy prevalence over the last year. In Spain and Latvia, project partners were invited to share the experiences gained in feed national and regional policy making processes, ensuring the establishment of inclusive procedures.

European Resilience Management Guideline

The European Resilience Management Guideline defines an operational framework for cities that provides guidance on local resilience planning and supports their efforts in building resilience. The European Resilience Management Guideline aims to direct available resources towards defined goals, while securing transparency and the democratic principles of decision-making for city resilience development and planning.

Die fünf Schritte des kommunalen Nachhaltigkeitsmanagements

Short video about sustainability management for municipalities in Germany (processes, actions and instruments)
Press release
23 May 2018

2018 Transformative Action Award winner to receive a prize of €10,000

The winner of the 2018 Transformative Action Award will receive a prize of €10,000. The funding, which will be announced later today at the "Great awards for great cities: does your city have what it takes?" session at EU Green Week, will help to initiate further transformative actions in the winner’s city or region..
The award, co-organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the Basque Country, and the City of Aalborg (Denmark), rewards ongoing or concluded Trans...
Press release
28 February 2018

2018 Transformative Action Award launched at Urban Future Conference

The 2018 Transformative Action Award was launched today during the opening day of the Urban Future Conference in Vienna (Austria) by ICLEI Regional Director and Transformative Action Award jury member, Wolfgang Teubner.
The award, organised by ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, the Basque Country and the City of Aalborg (Denmark), rewards ongoing or concluded Transformative Actions that use the 15 pathways outlined in the Basque Declaration to achieve the socio-cultural, socio-...

Ghent, Belgium - Transformative Action Award Winner, 2018

The Transformative Action Award recognises outstanding achievement in transforming cities for a more sustainable future.
The award rewards current or concluded Transformative Actions that address the pathways of the Basque Declaration related to three categories: socio-cultural transformation; socio-economic transformation; and technological transformation.
During an award ceremony held in Brussels at the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), Ghent (Belgium) was announced as the winner of t...
Guidance document

Energy Innovation Procurement. A Guide for City Authorities

This Guide provides a multi-level approach for ambitious City authorities that wish to achieve transformational energy outcomes across the city. It includes the methodology that was created and applied within the European project CEPPI (Coordinated energy-related PPIs actions for cities) known as the ‘Flexible Framework for Energy Innovation Procurement’, approaches to needs identification and planning, and strategies for procurement interventions to achieve innovation.