Program 2016

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The II edition of the “International Academy on Sustainable Development” takes place in Torino from 1 to 6 December 2016.

 

The program involves all the main subjects pf the City and of the Region with experience on the relation between UNESCO programs and development. it includes workshop sessions in the three UNESCO designated sites of the city (Royal Residence of the Savoy House – WH Site, Collina Po Biosphere Reserve, and Design Creative City) and training sessions at ITC-ILO United Nations Campus.

All the workshop sessions are moderated by CSS-Ebla and UNESCO staff.

 

Thursday 1 December 2016

From 16.00, Registration and welcome coffee, Cavallerizza Reale, via Verdi 9, Torino

Video show “Borgo Vecchio Factory”, in collaboration with PUSH and The Piranesi Experience

  • 17.00, Opening session: Gianmaria Ajani (University of Torino), Paola Casagrande (Piedmont Region), Philippe Pypaert (UNESCO-Science Unit), Matteo Rosati (UNESCO-Culture Unit), Giovanna Segre (University of Torino and CSS-Ebla)
  • 17.30, Brief introduction of participants
  • 18.00, Presentation of the program and of the working paper on “UNESCO Multiple Designated areas: towards an integrated management perspective”, Alessio Re (CSS-Ebla); Giovanna Segre (University of Torino and CSS-Ebla)
  • 18.30, Buffet/Dinner
  • 20.30, transfer to the guest house in Cavoretto

Friday 2 December 2016

8.15, transfer to Torino, Musei Reali World Heritage district

  • Workshop 1: “Urban heritage as driver of change”, in collaboration with the “Royal Residences of the Savoy House WH site” management authority and “Musei Reali Torino”
  • 9.00-11.00, welcoming and visit to the World Heritage property “Royal Residences of the Savoy House”
  • 11.00, opening lecture on World Heritage and the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development (Isabelle Anatole-Gabriel, Chief of the Europe and North America Unit, UNESCO World Heritage Centre), Q&A
  • Presentation of the Musei Reali District (Enrica Pagella, Director of Musei Reali) and debate
  • 12.30-15.00, lunch break and visit to Porta Palazzo area, in cooperation with Viaggi Solidali
  • 15.00, presentation of the UNESCO Report “Culture: urban future. Global report on culture for sustainable urban development”, Matteo Rosati (UNESCO)
  • 15.30, the “Green Crown” project (Jacopo Chiara and Elena Porro, Piedmont Region)
  • 16.00, Lessons learned from UNESCO designations and Sustainable Development, presentations from sites and collective discussion – first panel:
  • Leonidas Stanellos, Old Town of Corfù WH site, Greece;
  • Daniel Kovacs, Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrassy Avenue WH site, Hungary;
  • Krzysztof Chuchra, The Old and New Town of Edinburgh WH site, Scotland;
  • Katarzyna Biecuszek, Historic Centre of Krakow WH site, Poland;
  • free dinner
  • 22.30 transfer to the guest house in Cavoretto

Saturday 3 December 2016

8.15, transfer to Toolbox Creative Hub, Torino, Skate park room 

  • Workshop 2: “Cities as incubators of creativity and innovation”, in collaboration with “Torino UNESCO Creative City for Design”
  • 9.30, opening lecture on UNESCO Creative Cities Network program and the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development (Matteo Rosati, UNESCO), Q&A
  • 10.00-12.00, interventions and debate with invited experts:
  • Enrico Bertacchini (University of Torino and CSS-Ebla); Luisa Bocchietto (President Elect – International Council of Societies of Industrial Design); Stefania Carretti (“Remixing Cities” – GAI Associazione Circuito Giovani Artsiti Italiani); Francesca Gambetta (Compagnia di San Paolo); Paolo Maccarrone (Circolo del Design); Giovanna Solimando (Comune di Torino); Paola Zini (Operae Design Festival)
  • 12.00-13.00, visit to Toolbox Creative Hub (Massimo Potì) and Print Club (Christian Racca, Ass. Plug)
  • 13.00, lunch break
  • 14.30, Lessons learned from UNESCO designations and Sustainable Development, presentations from sites and collective discussion – second panel:
  • Mykhaylo Moroz, L’viv Creative City for Literature, Ukraine;
  • Ossama A.W. Abdel Meguid, Aswan Creative City for Crafts and Folk Art, Egypt;
  • Mamadou Diallo, Dakar Creative City for Media Arts, Senegal;
  • Justyna Jochym, Krakow Creative City for Literature, Poland;
  • 17.30, visit to exhibition on Giugiaro design, in collaboration with MAUTO
  • 19.30, dinner
  • 22.00, transfer to the guest house in Cavoretto 

Sunday 4 December 2016

8.15, transfer to Vezzolano, Collina Po Biosphere Reserve area

  • Workshop 3: “Cities and rural areas as cooperative systems”, in collaboration with “Collina Po Biosphere Reserve”
  • 9.30, opening lecture on the Man and Biosphere Program and the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development, Philippe Pypaert (UNESCO), Q&A
  • 10.00, Presentation of the Collina Po Biosphere Reserve, Dino Genovese, Ippolito Ostellino (Parco del Po e della Collina Torinese);
  • 10.30-12.00, interventions and debate with invited experts:
  • Integrated approach to city and rural areas planning&management (Rurbance, AlpES, LOS_DAMA! projects) Maria Quarta (Piedmont Region);
  • the “Stupinigi Fertile” project, Manuela Ghirardi (Ass. Stupinigi è…)
  • the CNR-IMAMOTER activities;
  • 12.00-15.00, visit to Vezzolano Abbey and experimental orchards, presentation of the “Romanico Monferrato” project, meeting with local stakeholders and lunch break
  • 15.00, Harmonizing the Integrated Management Systems of Areas with Multiple International Designations, Thomas Schaaf (Terra-Sana);
  • 15.30, lessons learned from UNESCO designations and Sustainable Development, presentations from sites and collective discussion – third panel:
  • Petr Cupa, The Lower Morava Biosphere Reserve, Czech Republic;
  • Christian Diry, Wienerwald Biosphere Reserve, Austria;
  • Johan West, Kogelberg – Cape Town Biosphere Reserve, South Africa;
  • Dimitris Michelogiannis, Gorge of Samaria National Park Biosphere Reserve, Greece;
  • 19.30, transfer to the guest house in Cavoretto and dinner

Monday 5 December 2016 (ILO-ITC UN Campus – Lecture Room Africa 94)

8.15, bus transfer

  • 9.30, opening, Margarita Lalayan, Maria Josè Mallo, ITC-ILO and UNESCO related programs
  • 9.45, Enrico Bertacchini, Alessio Re, Culture and Development: the Local Economic Development plan for Aapravasi Ghat WH site and its Buffer Zone (Mauritius), 
  • 10.00-13.00, Lessons learned from UNESCO Conventions and Programmes designations and Sustainable Development, presentation from sites and collective discussion – fourth panel
  • Zoran Pavlov, Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region WH site, FYR of Macedonia;
  • Albert Kasi, Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra WH site, Albania;
  • Iva Carevic Pekovic, The Old Town of Dubrovnik WH site, Croatia;
  • 11.00 coffee break
  • Eloi Coly, Island of Goree-Dakar WH site, Senegal;
  • Abdalla Salim Rashid, The Old Town of Zanzibar WH site, Tanzania;
  • Jean Wee, Singapore Botanic Gardens WH site, Singapore;
  • 13.00, lunch break
  • 14.30, opening, Enrico Vicenti (UNESCO Italian National Commission)
  • 14.45-17.30, Lessons learned from UNESCO Conventions and Programmes designations and Sustainable Development, presentation from sites and collective discussion – fifth panel:
  • Maria Teresa Pinna, Ferrara city of Renaissance and its Po Delta WH site, Italy;
  • Marco Roverati, Po Delta Biosphere Reserve, Italy;
  • Chiara Bocchio and Carlo Francini, Historic Centre of Florence WH site, Italy;
  • 16.00 coffee break
  • Adbdellatif Marou, Medina of Marrakech WH site, Morocco;
  • Abderrahmane Aitlhaj, Arganeraie-Agadir Biosphere Reserve, Morocco;
  • Haddouch Moha, Oasis du Sud Marocain Biosphere Reserve, Morocco;
  • 17.30, conclusions and way forward
  • 19.30, dinner
  • 21.30, transfer to the guest house in Cavoretto 

Tuesday 6 December 2016 (ILO-ITC UN Campus – Lecture Room Africa 94)

8.15, bus transfer

  • 9.00, working session on “UNESCO Multiple Designated areas: towards an integrated management perspective”, with the participation of Carlo Salone (University of Torino); Giovanna Segre (University of Torino and CSS-Ebla); Patrizia Lombardi (Politecnico di Torino); Secondo Rolfo (CNR-Ircres)
  • 10.00, setting-up the Agenda: open debate and follow up on cooperation developments
  • 12.30, closing ceremony and delivery of Diplomas, with the participation of Antonella Parigi, Councillor for Culture and Tourism, Piedmont Region
  • 13.00, closing buffet lunch
  • Departure of participants

 

You can watch the video of the “International Academy on Sustainable Development” here

 

 

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With the patronage of:

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Supporting agencies:

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