Salzburg Global Seminar

The Parks for the Planet Forum at Saltzburg Global Seminar was held from 30 May to 4 June.

It aims to improve human and societal wellbeing by expanding access to nature-rich urban spaces, increasing investments in urban conservation, and creating dynamic partnerships between people, cities, and protected area systems.

From Japan, Kitakyushu City, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Ishi Planning & Design Co. and ICELI Japan participated. Togo Uchida, Executive Director of ICLEI Japan presented that the decrease in population and ‘The circulating and ecological economy’ in Japan.

The participants discussed how to promote awareness of the crucial role and benefits of nature for urban communities and encourage policies and partnerships for urban wellbeing and resilience.

Salzburg Global Seminar is an independent non-profit organization founded in 1947 to challenge current and future leaders to shape a better world. 

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