In partnership with the City of Zawiercie and the consulting company Alta from Iceland, we are implementing a one-year project Zielone Zawiercie (04.2022 – 04.2023), as part of which we will develop with the residents the concepts for the development of two parks.
Urban river valleys ecosystems
In February 2022, we started the project Urban river valleys ecosystems. The potential of ecosystem services in anthropogenic climate change mitigation. In collaboration with Phronesis SA in Oslo, we will raise awareness of the river valley ecosystems’ value for life quality and climate change mitigation in cities.
In January 2022, we started the implementation of a two-year project. It aims to deepen the knowledge of primary school students and teachers about the role of blue-green infrastructure in adapting to climate change. In partnership with the Warsaw – Wawer District Office and PS Paaby Prosess – Edu_Action from Norway, we will create an education centre for the people in the city.
Between drought and flood – blue and green infrastructure in the Leśna Municipality
In partnership with the Leśna Commune and the consulting company COWI from Norway, in December 2021, we launched a two-year project to develop and implement nature-based solutions that will help cope with drought and flooding.
REACHOUT – Tools for Urban Climate Resilience
Green Leader – the training and advisory programme
Green Leader is a pilot training and advisory program of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation, implemented by the Sendzimir Foundation. The program aims to support local leaders in their activities aimed at environmental protection, adaptation and mitigation of climate change and sustainable development.
INTERLACE – International Cooperation to Restore and Connect Urban Environments in Latin America and Europe
In September 2020, we started the implementation of a new project financed by the Horizon 2020 programme. The project aims to support cities from Europe and Latin America in effective restoration and rehabilitation of urban ecosystems to make cities more livable, resilient and inclusive. The project creates many mechanisms for the exchange of experiences and active cooperation, both at the local, regional and global levels.
CLEARING HOUSE project on urban forest NBS
Joint European-Chinese Collaborative Learning project on the role of Urban Forest nature-based solutions (UF-NBS) for sustainable urbanisation and resilient cities, launched at the beginning of September 2019. Sendzimir Foundation is among 27 partner institutions realising the project. It is a project on urban forests and nature-based solutions to enhance the resilience of cities that are facing major environmental, socio-economic and cultural transitions and challenges.
Climate NBS Poland
The project Climate Mitigation through Nature-Based Solutions in Urban Poland (Climate NBS Poland) was realised by the Sendzimir Foundation in partnership with the Ecologic Institute from Berlin from October 2018 till November 2020 thanks to funding from GIZ on behalf of the government of the Federal Republic of Germany.
Climate Mitigation in Heritage Buildings
The Sendzimir Foundation carried out a two-year project in cooperation with the Croatia Green Building Council from September 2020 to September 2022. It is related to the practical aspects of the sustainable energy renovation of historical buildings. The project received funding under the European Climate Initiative (EUKI).
Cross-sectoral cooperation for green areas in Polish cities
The aim of the project is to initiate dialogue and exchange of experience on the management of green areas in cities. In order to develop a sustainable, cross-sectoral, partnership-based cooperation and exchange of experience between entities involved in the creation and management of urban green areas and other stakeholders.