Urban Nature 1: Introduction – Biodiversity and water in cities

Purpose: Key ICLEI Cities Biodiversity Center partners will introduce the key objectives and concepts through an active, creative and stimulating session (10 min each).

  • Amy Fraenkel, Director, Mainstreaming, Partnerships and Outreach, Secretariat of Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD)
    Biodiversity and water – a national and global perspective
  • Giulio Boccaletti, Global Managing Director, Water, The Nature Conservancy
    The urban water blueprint
  • Honourable Donald Iveson, Mayor, Edmonton, Canada
    Building a great city – the role of ecosystem services
  • Dr Cathy Oke, Councillor, Chair Transport Portfolio, Deputy Chair Environment Portfolio, City of Melbourne, Australia
    The urban perspective – why water and biodiversity are important for cities.

Urban Nature
Location: Date: 11 April 2015 Time: 10:00 - 11:15 Giulio-Headshot Giulio Boccaletti