Erda RTE contributed to an international conference on green infrastructure in cities and organized by our partners from EKAPRAEKT NGO in Mahilioŭ, Belarus. The event took place on Nov 3-4 on the premises of Mahiloŭ Technological Park and Belarusian-Russian University. Among the participants of the conference were representatives of the city government, municipal service companies, academia and NGOs from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine. The conference was organised under the project Co-management of Green Infrastructure project implemented by EKAPRAEKT, and was discussing the issues brought forward by the project and the range of solutions explored by it. Erda RTE experts were involved in research and communication activities of this project., and contributed to it by providing Dutch experience in green infrastructure development and co-management of green spaces.
Our third summer school The Precautionary Principle: Governance of Innovation and Innovations in Governance co-organised with Central European University (Budapest) and European Environment Agency has been approved for the summer 2017! The call for applications will be announced soon!
Erda RTE in cooperation with Pskov State University (Russia) and International NGO Ekapraekt (Belarus) organises a short scientific conference "Urban futures and urban ecosystems – Russian and European perspectives" and a stakeholder roundtable talk on urban biodiversity and ecosystem services in urban and peri-urban areas, and related research, management, planning and governance issues. The event will include a short (half a day) scientific conference with a plenary and 3-4 panels, and a roundtable discussion of stakeholders involved into municipal governance on vision and appreciation of ecosystems in urbanised environments. The conference and the stakeholder talk will be held on the premises of Pskov State University.
The conference and the roundtable talk are organ
ised as a part of Erasmus+ Jean-Monnet module “Governance of natural resources – EU experience and challenges for Russia”.
Erda RTE co-organises with Siberian Federal University (Krasnoyarsk, Russia) a summer school on monitoring and early warning systems for biodiversity governance in July 10-24, 2016; the school will start and close in the city of Krasnoyarsk, the theoretical and methodological training will be held in the University's summer camp, while for the field research the participants and the faculty will travel to Ergaki Nature Researve in beautiful Sayany mountains. The latest updates, including the full call for applications, detail description and the application form are available from http://www.sfu-kras.ru/en/education/courses/ecological-school
The school is co-organised under Jean-Monnet module Systems for monitoring and responses to early warnings – EU experience for Russia