Training webinar – Next Generation EU for forest fire prevention and extinction

Brussels, 02.02.2021. – The Finnova Foundation, one of the fifteen beneficiary partners of the CILIFO Project, is organising a virtual event on the new recovery fund for Europe (Next Generation EU) applied to forest fire prevention and extinction projects in the Alentejo-Algarve-Andalusia Euroregion.

The webinar will be held on Wednesday, 17th February 2021 from 11:00 to 13:00 (CET). Among the speakers, there will be Members of the European Parliament and European funds experts, as well as representatives of the beneficiary partners of the Iberian Center for the Investigation and Fighting of Forest Fires (CILIFO).

The aim of the training webinar is to provide information about the Next Generation EU recovery fund that will help build a greener and more resilient Europe through the projects that will benefit from the aforementioned package.

This virtual event is intended for those interested in presenting eligible projects within the framework of the CILIFO Project (Alentejo-Algarve-Andalusia Euroregion) as well as for those who would like to know more about this new European funding instrument.

The economy of the Alentejo-Algarve-Andalusia Euroregion has been seriously affected by the social and economic crisis derived from the pandemic, so being aware of the funding made available by the EU should be a priority for anyone with an interest in starting a new project.

The webinar will be held in Portuguese as well as in Spanish. 

Please fill out the following registration form if you are interested in taking part: https://form.jotform.com/finnova/cilifo-nextgeneration-1702

 PROVISIONAL AGENDA

Next Generation EU

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a negative impact on the economy of the European Union, which is why the European Commission has decided to implement unprecedented measures. Thus, a new massive recovery fund called Next Generation EU has been created. Itis the largest fund ever promoted by the European Union. The Next Generation EU recovery package was approved at the beginning of this year and it will fundresearch andinnovation projects. It will also tackle climate change and will promote the protection of biodiversity, as well as forest fire prevention and extinction.