Communication & Dissemination – Newsletter February

The OAL-Greece

In November 2021, the OAL Greece team has made a series of presentations both for the OAL and the OPERANDUM project. OAL GR has participated in a 2-day technical workshop of the “LIFE Urban Greening Plans Project” in Brussels on November 22-24. On November 25-26, OAL-GR presented OPERANDUM project and NBSs implemented in Spercheios at a workshop organized by “Nature for Catchment Launchramp (NCL)” project, in Trikala, Greece.  

OPERANDUM at the World Water Week 2021

OPERANDUM has co-organised the session Reconnecting water management with nature: Upscaling nature-based solutions at the World Water Week 2021 in Stockholm with sister projects RECONECT and PHUSICOS.

OPERANDUM in a nutshell

OPERANDUM published a project profile in the January 2022 edition of Open Access Government. The article presents the concept and workflow of the Open-Air Laboratories with a focus on the plantation of deep-rooted plants on the bank of the river Panaro in the OAL-Italy and presents a prototype of the GeoIKP platform that is now approaching the official release. 

OPERANDUM webinars

Between October 2020 and July 2021, OPERANDUM released two series of public webinars co-hosted by UNESCO on Nature-based Solutions for hydro-meteorological hazards: an introductory series on “concepts, tools and methodologies”, and a second series with “insights from Open-Air Labs” on addressing different types of hazards through NBS. Recordings of the webinars are available here and on our YouTube channel. 

OPERANDUM Regional Workshop

A high-level online workshop on “Nature-based Solutions for hydro-meteorological hazards in the Arab Region” was held on November 23-24, 2021. The workshop was co-hosted by the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Sciences in the Arab States. 25 representatives from seven Arab countries participated in the meeting.

Read the February newsletter