Our employee Marina Škunca actively participated in the workshop „Networking for Ecological Connectivity and Green Infrastructure“ that was held on the 19th of September in Koper (Republic of Slovenia). Workshop was organised by the Institute of the Republic of Slovenia for Nature Conservation (Zavod RS za varstvo narave) and EUSALP Action Group 7, in cooperation with the Slovenian Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning.
Aims of the workshop were:
Deepening the understanding of the ecological connectivity and green infrastructure concepts, past and current projects/activities/partnerships and needs for action.
Discussion and identification of challenges on:
Multi-functionality and connectivity of green infrastructure,
Relation between ecological connectivity and ecosystem services,
Spatial and cross-sectoral planning,
Key stakeholders for implementing an ecological connectivity project and how existing projects and partnerships can be capitalised on.
1AlpGov is acronym of the project „Implementing Alpine Governance Mechanisms of the European Strategy for the Alpine Region“ (Interreg Alpine Space Programme project, Timeframe 06/2016 – 06/2019).
2EUSALP is acronym for the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region (more on: https://www.alpine-region.eu)