Three projects share the organisation and communications for ECCA 2019 – these projects have received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Framework Programme.
PLACARD interchange – PLAtform for Climate Adaptation and Risk reDuction – is a hub for dialogue, knowledge exchange and collaboration between the climate change adaptation (CCA) and disaster risk reduction (DRR) communities. PLACARD provides a common space where the communities can share experiences and create opportunities for collaboration and supports the coordination and coherence of CCA and DRR research, policy and practice.
BINGO – Bringing INnovation to onGOing water management – a better future under climate change – aims to provide practical knowledge and tools to end users, water managers, decision and policy makers affected by climate change to enable them to better cope with all climate projections, including droughts and floods. The project involves 20 European Partners from six countries, including research and innovation centres, water authorities, water users and companies.
RESCCUE – RESilience to cope with Climate Change in Urban arEas – is Europe’s first large-scale innovation and urban resilience project to improve the capability of cities to anticipate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from significant multi-hazard threats with minimum damage.
Lisbon Municipality has strong ties to the history of Portugal, and is an outstanding example of heritage architecture. Over the decades it has been sensitively renovated and repaired to reflect the differing personalities of the architects involved with the building.
Ministry of Environment and Energy Transition
The Portuguese Government’s area of Environment and Energy Transition has the mission of formulating, conducting, executing and evaluating policies for the environment, planning, cities, housing, transportation, climate, nature conservation and energy, with a view towards sustainable development and social and territorial cohesion.