Work Package 7 (WP7) will design and implement a communication strategy through which the consortium shares its results using a range of different channels and events. WP7 will establish dialogue with policy and industry stakeholders and the cooperation with other frameworks and existing initiatives, such as the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, the Green Digital Charter (GDC), EIP-SCC, EUROCITIES, EU Smart Cities Information System, ICT-PSP pilots, the CityProtocol, the Reference Framework for Sustainable Cities (RFSC), the Green Button, the Social Energy Collective, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, and others. Main objectives are:
• Ensure effective communication and information dissemination with stakeholders including UNaLab project results and awareness-raising for nature-based solutions (NBS);
• Guarantee maximum visibility for the UNaLab project, informing key stakeholders at local, regional, national, European and international levels of project results and outcomes
• Encourage active communication of the UNaLab project’s processes and outputs to defined target groups and stakeholders such as cities’ representatives, decision-makers, political representatives of local authorities, national and European institutions, industry representatives, research institutions, and other relevant actors and initiatives in order to promote the knowledge awareness and exploitation activities related to the project results;
• Actively scan and promote cooperation with other initiatives, projects and networks focused on Smart Cities solutions.