SAVE THE DATE: UrbanByNature Latin America kick-off event

Quito Ecuador
View of Quito, Ecuador

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The launch of the UrbanByNature Latin America Hub is just around the corner: The hub will kick-off with a two day in-person event in Quito, Ecuador on 19-20 April! Hosted by The City of Quito, YES Innovation, ICLEI South America and the ICLEI World Secretariat, the event will bring together urban leaders and stakeholders committed to building local capacities for nature-based solutions.

Highlights of the event will include a high level opening, introductions to the UrbanByNature Programme globally and in the Latin American context, and concluding remarks from the Mayor of Quito. There will also be interventions from representatives of Latin American cities and local stakeholders, sharing different practices and entry points for implementing nature-based solutions in the region. An interactive workshop section will ensure all participants are invited to actively contribute and jointly shape the UrbanByNature Latin America Hub. Those attending in person will also be able to experience nature-based solutions first hand during a site visit to Cerro Casitagua, where nature-based solutions are used in public spaces and ravine recovery. See the complete event agenda here and learn more about the UrbanByNature Latin America Hub on the UrbanByNature website

Sessions on Tuesday, 19 April will be streamed on the  Facebook page of the City of Quito's Secretary of the Environment. Join us between 9:00 - 13:00 ETC and 15:45 - 17:30 ETC.

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