Type of involvement:
A creation and debate space has been created through the "Decidim" platform (a website where citizens can express their opinion and actively participate), together with two information and discussion sessions with citizens in general. Participants in the drafting of the Nature Plan 2021-2030 also included: the Barcelona Public Health Agency (ASPB), the Area of Urban Ecology (UE), the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB), Barcelona Cicle de l’Aigua (BCASA), Barcelona Regional (BR), the Ecological Research and Forest Applications Centre (CREAF), the El Besòs Consortium, the Parc Natural de la Serra de Collserola Consortium, Barcelona Provincial Council (DIBA), Galanthus, the Catalan government, the Catalan Institute of Ornithology (ICO), Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA), Barcelona Institute of Global Health (ISGLOBAL), Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona (MCNB), Barcelona Zoo, Barcelona Municipal Institute of Parks and Gardens (PIJBIM), More Sustainable Barcelona Technical Secretariat, University of Barcelona (UB), Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), and the Nature Conservation Network (XCN).
Type of non-governmental actors involved:
Citizen councils or consultation for co-planning (e.g. workshops, surveys)
Citizen oversight (e.g. boards, advisory role)
Co-design of NBS, implemented by government
Citizen monitoring and review
Private: household, real estate developer, business , financial
How the instrument fits within the wider policy framework:
The Barcelona Nature Plan for 2030, which is a successor to the Greenery and Biodiversity Plan for 2013-2020, is developing the main targets on biodiversity in the national, regional and metropolitan context: At a national level, the Plan is following the Spanish Strategic Plan for Natural Heritage and Biodiversity 2011-2017, the National Strategy for Greenery Infrastructure and Ecological Connectivity and Restoration for 2020-2050, and Act 42/2007 on Natural Heritage and Biodiversity and the Spanish Strategy for the Conservation and Strategic Use of Biological Diversity (2018). At a regional level, the Plan is in line with the Catalan Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change (ESCACC) 2013-2020, the Strategy for Natural Heritage and Biodiversity in Catalonia for 2018-2030 and the Sustainable Development Strategy for Catalonia (EDSCAT) 2026. At a metropolitan level, the Plan complements the Plan for the Improvement of Biodiversity in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area’s Network of Parks and Beaches (2018). The Plan also is in line with the Declaration from the Network of Cities and Towns towards Sustainability for a green and socially fair recovery (September 2020) and the Metropolitan Urban Development Master Plan, in preparation (PDU). Furthermore, the Plan's goals are aligned with other municipal strategies, such as the Climate Emergency Declaration, the Urban Agriculture Strategy and the Special Protection Plan for the Natural Environment and Landscape of Parc Natural de la Serra de Collserola.