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ALTER-Net: A Long-Term Biodiversity, Ecosystem and Awareness Research Network

Europe’s ecosystem research network


Session 1

Scene-setting: Research and Innovation on Nature-Based Solutions
Talk - Birgit de Boissezon (Opening speech)
Speech given at opening session by Birgit de Boissezon, European Commission (Head of Unit 'Sustainable Management of Natural Resources' – DG RTD 'Climate Action and Resource Efficiency' Directorate)
Talk - Per Mickwitz
Transformations towards Sustainability: the role of Nature-Based Solutions

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19-20 May 2015 plus pre-conference events on 18 May




Augustinian Monastery, Academiestraat 1,
Ghent, Belgium



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Overview of programme

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The programme is subject to change



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Sanna-Riikka Saarela & Timo Assmuth (SYKE, Finland)


Hans KeuneTessa Van Santen (INBO, Belgium)