Improving Biodiversity Governance
The BIOGOV project aims to improve natural and cultural heritage policies through participatory governance. Hosted by MEP Hilde Vautmans, this policy event will focus on lessons learned from Interreg Europe project BIOGOV and recommendations for implementing the EU Green Deal.
Registration for the physical event are closed. You can follow this session digitally on this link.
13.30 - 13.40: Welcome & Introduction by Hilde Vautmans (host, Open VLD, Renew)
13.40 - 13:50: Joint Secretariat Interreg Europe staff member: Brief intro Interreg Europe programme and BioGov
13.50 - 14.15: Improving biodiversity governance through multi-stakeholder partnerships (BioGov consortium) – 5 key messages
14.15 - 14.30: Opportunities under the EU Nature Directives and the EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 (DG ENVI - Frank Vassen)
14.30 - 14.45: Importance of tailor-made cross-regional approaches to reach biodiversity and climate goals (DG REGIO - Nathalie Verschelde)
14.45 - 15.00: “Landscape scale governance for nature restoration and climate protection – what works?” Evelyn Underwood, senior policy analyst biodiversity, Institute for European Environmental Policy.
15.00 - 15.10: Interactive Break session + Questions from audience
15.10 - 15.50: Panel discussion "How to boost biodiversity improvement through stakeholder involvement within complementary policy frameworks? (MEPs, EEA, IEEP, …)
15.50 - 16.00u: Final conclusions by moderator
16.00 - 17.00: Catering
(timing with a proviso)