An EU H2020 Task Force for NBS hydro-meteorological risk reduction contributes to the UN Environment platform.
Author: Kjell Hauge
Participation and presentations at the IALE World Congress, July 1-5, 2019 in Milano, Italy.
As part of PHUSICOS WP2, Idoia Aruzo and Juan Terradez from CTP organized a site visit to the proposed NBS sites in the Pyrenees on June 4 and 5.
The PHUSICOS Concept Case in the Kaunertal, Austria organized an education and outreach workshop in a local primary school on the 14th of May 2019.
The Consortium meeting in Vienna, May 9th – 10th, coincided with the one-year mark of the PHUSICOS project and highlighted the first nature-based solutions proposals at the case study sites.
PHUSICOS was present at the EGU 2019 in Wien in mid April with a poster presentation on behalf of NGI about the PHUSICOS project on “Nature-Based Solutions to reduce the risk in rural mountain landscapes”.
From 20th to 22nd March 2019, 30 interested invited by TUM visited the Concept Case Isar Basin in order to gain insights and inspiration for the implementation of nature-based solutions.
PHUSICOS participated in an expert meeting on implementation of large-scale demonstration projects for disaster risk reduction and climate adaptation in UNESCO’s headquarter in Paris on 27th February.
The first clustering meeting with the H2020 Hydro-met projects was held January 22-23 2019 in Ljubljana, Slovenia to explore areas of collaboration and potential joint actions for a NBS Hydro-meteorological Risk Reduction Task Force.
On January 18, 2019, the kick-off event of the PHUSICOS concept case Isar took place at the Technical University of Munich, Chair for Strategic Landscape Planning and Management, Germany.