On May 25, 2018, from 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. the opening ceremony of the first "Climapond" was carried out as part of the LIFE14 CCA / PL / 000101 project - "Adaptation to climate change through sustainable water management in the urban space of the city of Radom", co-financed by the EU LIFE Financial Instrument and National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management. The pond was created in Kindergarten No. 16, at 3 Grenadierów Street in Radom.

On May 25, 2018, a celebration will be held from 10.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. to present the first "Climapond" prepared within the LIFE14 CCA / PL / 000101 project "Adaptation to climate change through sustainable water management in the urban space of Radom" co-financed by the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management as well as the EU via LIFE funding. The garden pond will be opened at the Public Kindergarten No. 16 at 3 Grenadierów Street in Radom. The program of the ceremony includes greeting guests by the Director of Public Kindergarten No. 16, Ms. Mirosława Musiałek, the speech of the Mayor of Radom, presentation of "Climapond" by the Chairman of FPP Enviro Sp. z o.o. Lars Briggs, artistic performances of children from Kindergarten, reading aloud "Fairy tale about living water", exhibition and presentation of the art contest "Water - the essence of life", competitions and games for children.

Koncert z klimatem

The concert entitled "Concert with the climate ", performed by the Radom Chamber Orchestra, has been favourably received. The event, during which Radomians could hear the greatest classical music hits, aimed to promote the LIFE RADOMKLIMA project among Radom's seniors. The elderly residents of Radom were welcomed by the City Mayor – Mr Radosław Witkowski, who presented the details of implementation of the LIFE project in Radom and invited to watch a film showing the need to counteract the negative climate effects in our city.

Participation of the LIFE project from Radom in Hungayr

On November 28-30, an international conference 'EUGIC 2017 Budapest - European Urban Green Infrastructure' took place in Hungary.

 

'EUGIC 2017 Budapest' conference is an interactive and dynamic discussion panel gathering various communities involved in activities for green infrastructure. The event gathered over 300 participants, including global practitioners, local experts, LIFE projects from Europe, planners, politicians, ecologists, landscape architects, engineers, developers, investors, constructors and facility managers.

 

The invitation for the RADOMKLIMA project for the above-mentioned conference was sent by the European Commission in order to disseminate LIFE projects related to the topics discussed during the event and to promote funding opportunities for environmental actions from the LIFE financial instrument as well as to invite new entities to submit applications in 2018.