From Wednesday 20th of September 2017 to Friday 22nd of September 2017, Paris (France)
In the run-up to COP23 and World Water Forum, Seine-Normandy water agency with the French Development Agency (AFD), in partnership with the French Agency for Biodiversity (AFB), IDDRI, the French Water Partnership (FWP) and the IUCN French committee organize an international workshop on "Ecological engineering and climate risks".
Three days, from September 20 to September 22 2017 at UIC-P, during professionals and decision makers in water, urban planning, development and biodiversity fields, will come and exchange views on ‘Nature based solutions’ to reduce water-related natural risks.
Water scarcity, the multiplication of extreme events and the rising of the sea level threat ecosystems and people. Promoting green solutions, with ‘no regret’ and multifunctional to maximize ecosystems services and strengthen the protective abilities of environments are key challenges to face climate change.
With round tables, projects presentations, working groups and fields visits, will allow to identify obstacles and incentives to develop ecological engineering solutions and share experiences and good practices from French and international projects.