Biodiver-City: Enhancing urban biodiversity and ecosystem services to make cities more resilient

24/04/2018, Sofia, Bulgaria

This conference aims to deliver a set of key messages and principles on how cities can contribute to regional, national and European biodiversity policy, goals and targets.

The conference will address the following key questions:

  • What is our present knowledge of urban biodiversity? What indicators are used and what are the current patterns and trends reveal about urban biodiversity?
  • Why is urban biodiversity important? What are the links between urban biodiversity and urban ecosystem services and with well-being?
  • Is a high urban biodiversity important for citizens and other stakeholders? How can citizens monitor biodiversity?
  • How can urban green infrastructure be designed and managed to maintain and enhance urban biodiversity and ecosystem services?

Conference organisers

Date and Venue

The conference will take place in Sofia (Bulgaria) in the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences on 24 April 2018