Open event: 11 February 2019, Barcelona, Spain
Leading experts in forest fires will meet in Barcelona to exchange ideas and strategies to address the increasing threat from wildfire in Europe and the Mediterranean.
Researchers, practitioners and policy makers are invited to join this open seminar, held at Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, Barcelona, on 11 February.
In the final working week of 2018, EFI Bonn received the confirmation that the EFI-coordinated CLEARING HOUSE project on urban forest-based solutions (UFBS) has been selected for funding by the European Commission. EFI will coordinate 27 project partners from Europe and China in a joint European-Chinese Collaborative Learning project on the role of Urban Forest-based solutions for sustainable urbanisation and resilient cities.
While policy coherence could be the mortar that interlocks the building blocks of good governance, it is often neglected. This view was shared by the participants of a recent panel discussion bringing together the perspectives of policy makers, practitioners, scientists, civil society, private sector and development cooperation.