European Capitals of Biodiversity
Deutsche Umwelthilfe e.V. (German Environmental Aid) in cooperation with: IGerman Environmental Aid (DUH); IUCN Europe; ICLEI; Fundación Biodiversidad; Natureparif; LBDCA (Hungary); REC Slovakia
Date and Time
27 October 2010 18:15 - 19:45
This side event is dedicated to biodiversity protection specifically on the local level. In the project "European Capitals of Biodiversity", over 300 local authorities in France, Hungary, Germany, Spain and Slovakia participated in national competitions on local biodiversity protection. During this side event, the French, Spanish and Hungarian Capitals of Biodiversity of 2010 will present their strategies and actions. The competitions will also be described, including awareness raising among citizens, capacity building for local authorities and local biodiversity monitoring. Food will be provided.