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Delta Lady final conference
The Final Dissemination Conference of the Delta Lady project was held on 26-27 January 2023 in the city of Leeuwarden in Friesland, the Netherlands. The final conference was held in a hybrid mode, as part of the participants attended the event online via Teams. In total 22 people attended the final conference, from which 15 were in person and 7 online. The conference was attended by the representative of the Interreg Europe secretariat, the policy officer of the Delta Lady project, who presented the state of play of Interreg Europe programme, including information about the new programme. The conference focused on the results of the project. On the first day, the partners presented their progress in relation to the implementation of the Action Plans and held the panel discussion around the issues and lessons learnt during the life time of the project. The Pilot Action of the Province of Friesland (a web-based application/tool using Policy-Enhanced Sustainable Cost-Benefit Analysis for assessing the impacts of the projects and policy initiatives) was presented on the first day as well. The Pilot Action was presented by 5 students from the University of Groningen who were involved in the development of the tool. The tool can be accessed at: https://sustainabilityevaluation.org/
CSTM Tool to enhance natural capital revenues from urban climate change adaptation
Restoring ecosystem services in the city while implementing much-needed climate adaptation can create more enjoyable and vibrant cities. As part of the CATCH project, which aims to enhance the climate resilience of midsize cities in the North Sea Region, CSTM developed a tool to support urban planners and decision-makers involved in climate adaptation. It focuses on how to enhance ecosystem services in the urban environment through blue-green infrastructure.
DELTA LADY PARTNER MEETING IN FRIESLAND
Delta Lady Partner Meeting of Phase 2 took place in the Province of Friesland in the Netherlands on May 10-11, 2022. After two years of online meetings, project partners finally met in person in the city of Leeuwarden in the Provincial House of Friesland to exchange the progress in the implementation of their Action Plans. Partners also visited the Afsluitdijk, which is a major dam between Friesland and North Holland, and where one of the Good Practices of the Province of Friesland takes place (Fish Migration). 17 participants including 4 stakeholders from Spain, Romania and the Netherlands, attended the meeting on the first day. Partners and stakeholders presented the progress in the implementation of the Action Plans. Moreover, the progress with the Pilot Action of the Province of Friesland was presented as well which appeared to become a major success. The Pilot is a web-based easy-to-use application that enables regional policy makers and project owners to assess the impact of their projects and policy initiatives on the policy frameworks of ecosystem services, SDG goals and broad well-being, based on the scientific method of policy-enhanced sustainable cost-benefit analysis. The tool can be accessed at: sustainabilityevaluation.org
The Delta Lady partner meeting