From 21-22 September 2022, the Kraków Metropolitan Area hosted the first European INTERLACE Engagement Event. The conference aimed to strengthen knowledge and exchange on the implementation of Nature-based Solutions and brought together more than 50 participants from municipalities and other organisations from across Europe.
On the occasion of this years World Environment Day, and in light of the World Bicycle Day on June 3rd, CBIMA joined forces with different organisations for a mass biking event to increase the understanding of the bicycle as an environmentally friendly means of transportation and urban development that that includes a critical rethinking of current ways of mobility.
After 20 Months into the project, all INTERLACE partners met for the first in-person Consortium Meeting in Costa Rica from 9 to 11 May 2022. More than 50 people attended different interactive sessions to discuss key processes and products of the project.
The municipality of Envigado, a partner of INTERLACE project, implemented a series of creative and innovative citizen engagement activities. The citizens of Envigado had an opportunity to co-create a mural that showcases the stunning local biodiversity and take part in environmental education and other activities
This second webinar “Flowing towards Knowledge. River Restoration and Revitalization in Latin American and European Cities” on 27th January, 4PM CET focused on river restoration and its benefits for the environment, biodiversity, social cohesion and the local economy. Best practice from the INTERLACE cities Portoviejo (Ecuador) and Metropolia Krakowska (Poland) were discussed.
INTERLACE and CONEXUS are organising a joint session at the IALE conference on: R3. Latin American and European cities: partnership approaches to co-producing nature-based solutions. For this session, abstracts are highly welcome.
More than 50 stakeholders, including members of the local Cities Talk Nature Network, participated in a 4km walk along La Ayurá creek in Envigado, Colombia. The INTERLACE project supports the City of Envigado and related stakeholders in the consolidation of the environmental quality of the green corridor of the Ayurá Creek.