The 17th conference of the EUROPE-INBO group, which took place in Lahti, Finland, from 17 to 20 June 2019, gathered 142 participants, representatives of national and local administrations, basin organizations and elected officials as well as of NGOs, companies, international and regional organizations and academic institutions, coming from 30 countries.

The work of the EUROPE-INBO 2019 conference was organized around a workshop on the integration of Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) into the WFD’s Programs of Measures for the restoration of basins with a focus on lakes and in five sessions that addressed the following topical issues:

Many high quality papers have been the basis for interesting debate.