Following long preparations, the kick-off meeting of H2020 project REGREEN took place in Aarhus from 22-25 of October. 16 European project partners and one of the four Chinese, gathered in a colorful setting of Aarhus landmark building – ARoS art museum designed by Olafur Eliasson, while other Chinese partners participated remotely via video conferencing.
From the 4th to 6th of September 2019, the Metropolis Secretariat General participated to the launch of the Clearing House project in Bonn. Submitted to the European Commission in 2018 through its H2020 funding program, and CLEARING HOUSE was one of the two winner projects selected from a pool of 48. The project will foster Sino-European decentralized cooperation in expanding the knowledge of trees and forests in urban areas, and it will end in 2023. The partners of the project convened to review the project’s objectives and work plan.