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31 May - 1 June
Zebrastraat I Ghent I Belgium
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31 May

14:45 - 15:45

Nick Ervinck hall
Bringing back nature to the city
Biodiversity preservation

Restoring urban nature

4 case studies inspiring urban nature restoration: 

  • ​​​​Urban Parks – Restoring Lobze Park in Pilsen (Czech Republic) – EURE

Eva Velebná Brejchová, Pilsen City Development Department

  • Urban Green – Green Infrastructure Booklets (Hungary) – RENATUR

Beáta Stefanics and Natália Szécsényi, Lépték-Terv for Municipality of Budapest

  • Urban planting: Nurturing nature in Cork city (Ireland) – INTENSIFY

Emer O’Callaghan, Cork City Council

  • Urban Nature – Rivers and wetlands in Ghent (Belgium)

Tom Beyaert, City of Ghent, Department of Environment

Panel discussion with speakers on ‘Urban biodiversity and nature restoration’

Q&A with the audience


Astrid Severin

Astrid Severin

Thematic Expert for Greener Europe and Europe closer to Citizens, Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platform
Magda Michalikova

Magda Michalikova

Thematic Expert for Greener Europe, Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platform