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Register until 27 September 2020!
Participation limited to availability!
“Metropolitan cities and European funds to tackle Covid-19 Emergency”
6 October 2020 | From 09:30 to 11:00
This workshop is an opportunity to share best practices in fighting the pandemic crisis and to reflect upon the perspective of the municipalities of the future, leading the municipalities towards a green, digital and sustainable growth, based on the cooperation of European States. From a general vision of the European Union’s Multiannual Financial Framework (2021-2027) to a debate on the three main challenges faced by the municipalities (social, digital and green), the Città metropolitana di Milano, the European Association for Local Democracy – ALDA, the Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona, the Gdansk Gdynia Sopot Metropolitan Area, and the Verband Region Stuttgart will be presenting case studies and successful experiences in the management and implementation of European funds on the municipalities’ economic, sustainable and social reconstruction. The event will be concluded by the Città metropolitana di Milano by sharing its experience as far as the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative and REACT-EU are concerned.
Renowned speakers will be sharing their points of view and interesting approaches to face the above mentioned challenges in the current crisis period. They are: Marco Boaria, Head of Resources and Development Unit, European Association for Local Democracy - ALDA; Thomas Kiwitt, Director Planning, Verband Region Stuttgart (Germany); Gruszecka-Spychała, Deputy Mayor of Gdynia, Metropolitan Area Gdansk-Gdynia-Sopot (Poland); Carmine Pacente, Head of Coordination European Planning, Città metropolitana di Milano (Italy); Xavier Tiana, Head of International Relations, Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona (Spain) and Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi, Lecturer in City Diplomacy at Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs - PSIA and École polytechnique (France).
The workshop is organized within the scope of the CAMELOT project, coordinated by the Città metropolitana di Milano together with the European Association for Local Democracy – ALDA and 7 European Metropolitan Cities: Barcelona, Stuttgart, Gdansk, Craiova, Porto, Bari, and Zagreb.
Participation is free, subject to registration until 27 September 2020!
The Zoom webinar will be conducted in English.
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