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Newsletter April 2016


City of Soller on Mallorca (photo by Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch)

IN THIS ISSUE we have special focus on how to putting value back into public green space, i.e. rights, obligations and finding funding for green spaces. How does your city view commercial activities on public land or business making a profit from publicly-owned resources? As part of GREEN SURGE’s research into the green economy, we are interested in ways to capture the value of green infrastructure and to use these facts and figures to advocate for and finance green space maintenance. Read more

GREEN SURGE Project General Assembly in the European Green Capital of Ljubljana
The project held its third meeting of all project partners, the Project General Assembly (PGA), in Ljubljana during 28-29 January 2016. Read more

Image copyright: Growing Trees Network

Partnering up for greener cities: GREEN SURGE Dialogue Forum series continues in Bilbao
Decision-makers, researchers and private sector stakeholders will come together in Bilbao (Spain) to explore local government strategies of partnering with private sector actors to lead urban development in a greener direction. Read more

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On-line community for urban green infrastructure specialists established
GREEN SURGE invites urban green infrastructure planners, practitioners and other experts to join its established European Learning Alliance. Read more

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