Unveiling the Power of Nature-based Solutions for Equitable, Green, and Healthy European Cities

18. October 14:15 - 15:45

This session focuses on advancing the role of NbS as a transformative approach for urban resilience. Participants will engage in robust and interactive discussions on how to develop focused NbS focused pathways, by integrating spatial assessment and decision-making tools into planning processes. Examples and methodologies for a holistic valuation of NbS will be presented, fostering holistic urban planning. The session also emphasizes community needs alignment through stakeholder engagement, co-creation, and educational efforts. Breakout groups will explore NBS tools and technologies in depth, fostering expertise in ecosystem restoration, urban planning, and integration. Concluding with policy recommendations and collaborative action plans, the session empowers stakeholders to implement NbS effectively for a resilient urban future.

This session is part of the Mainstreaming solutions for a just transformative pathway: an integrated approach to resilience stream.