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Enhancing Resilience of urban ecosystems through green infrastructure (14th meeting of the Technical Platform)  

CoR and the European Commission (EC), under the Joint Technical Platform for Cooperation on the Environment, host the final conference of EnRoute.

EnRoute, a European Parliament Pilot project, demonstrates how EU biodiversity and green infrastructure policies and actions are being implemented in real-life case studies and policy-making processes at the local scale.


This meeting presented the main scientific and policy outcomes of EnRoute. It provided a forum for policy makers and scientists to exchange ideas of how urban green infrastructure solutions can reconcile urban growth with objectives on biodiversity quality of life and public health, adaptation to climate change, sustainable urban planning natural disaster risk reduction, etc. It considered possible next steps, such as how local knowledge co-created by science and policy can be further developed as well as disseminated to improve the quality of European cities, and how can the EU best support this process.

The summary report will be published shortly.



01. Joachim MAES – Main outcomes EnRoute

02. David BARTON - Oslo

03. Jeroen SCHENKELS - Utrecht

04. Dave BARLOW & Nick PALING - Manchester

05. Claudia ALZETTA - Padova

06. Andreas VERSMANN – TAIEX: a supporting tool to share best practices on urban GI and NBSs

07. Andres JAADLA – Contribution to the panel discussion from Rakvere

08. Michel PÉNA - Fondation Paysage


09. Stefan LEINER – Presentation of afternoon roundtables

10. Grazia ZULIAN – Cross-scale assessment of urban ecosystems


Contact Person: ENVE Secratariat
Organizer: CoR ENVE Commission; DG ENV, European Commission & JRC
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