SUSTAIN Workshop: Lisbon (Portugal) 28th -29th March 2012

SUSTAIN WorkshopIn March, the twelve European partners gathered in Lisbon for another workshop and visit hosted by the Tagus River Basin District Administration (ARH Tejo) in Portugal. During the workshop the framework methodology for the scoring methodology of the SUSTAIN Sustainability Development Indicators (SDI) were discussed and partners gained insight into the work of the regional authority work in Lisbon and the sustainability challenges of the city of Lisbon and its surroundings. Highlights of this workshop were the opening speech about “Strategies of Lisbon municipality for a sustainable approach to the city as a coastal / estuarine territory” by Dr. Ricardo Sá Fernandez, councilor of the City of Lisbon, as well as the also the visit to the Luiz  Saldanha Oceanographic Museum  and Marine Park and the various presentation of local experiences.

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