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Punto.sud organised this “virtual tour” with the aim of exploring circularity in cities and promoting a link between Italian experiences, in the field of circular economy, and partners in the Western Balkans and Turkey. This link should strengthen organizations and civil society in identifying innovative models and best practices.


Monday 9th of November

Facilitator: Marianna Stori,

11.00 – 13.00 – Session 1: Circular economy and circular cities

How circular is Italy? How fast is the transition towards circular cities?


Welcome to virtual tour – Federico Bastia, punto.sud

Transition towards circular cities – Giovanni Pineschi, ICESP and Ag. Coesione Territoriale

Prato, signatory of the Circular Cities Declaration – Valerio Barberis, Councillor forenvironment, City of Prato

14.00 – 16.00 – Session 2: Smart city and mobility

Mobility is a vital part of a thriving urban economy, but mobility solutions that do not take account of economic, environmental and societal impacts, can also be detrimental to urban life. A circular urban mobility system focuses on effectively accommodating the user’s mobility needs by diversifying modes of transport


How resilient is Milan?–Piero Pelizzaro, Milan Chief Resilience Officer

Transport sustainability policies and soft mobility – Alessandro Luè, Consorzio Poliedra

Policies and best practices in Milan and Italy to promote cycling and a more active mobility –Marco Menichetti, sustainable mobility consultant

NOPLANETB Project “Marmocchia toolkit” – Luca Boniardi, Massa Marmocchi Association

Tuesday 10th of November

Facilitator: Marianna Stori,

11.00 – 13.00 – Session 1: Circular neighbourhoods

Each territory in the city constitutes an urban ecosystem in which different realities act: schools, businesses, institutions, formal and informal meeting points. The neighbourhoods, especially the suburbs, must be able to meet the wishes and needs of citizens: sociality, education, mobility, production. In practice, the enhancement of neighbourhood parks, tactical urban planning, 30 zones and home-school mobility


A Service Design Way to Sustainability – Anna Meroni, Politecnico di Milano

Title TBD – Alessia Leuzzo, Visiting PhD University of Eindhoven / Faculty memberMediterranean University of Reggio Calabria

Zone 30, an urban need – Marco Menichetti, sustainable mobility consultant

NOPLANETB Project “TrentaMI in verde” – Dorotea Satey, Genitori Antismog Association

14.00 – 16.00 – Session 2: Sustainable production and consumption

In cities, actions must aim at transforming consumers into citizens while respecting the urban ecosystem, the possible impacts on the environment and on the people in need. In concrete terms, favouring the exchange, creation and participation in ethical purchasing groups, and the reduction of waste


Waste recycling and circular economy – Luca Campadello, ERION

Title TBD – Eleonora Rizzuto, AISEC

The consumer’s power for just transition – Valentino Bobbio, NEXT

NOPLANETB Project “ZERO (Zona Ecologica Riuso Oggetti)” – Giuseppe Castellucci, NeuNoi Association

Wednesday 11th of November

11.00 – 13.00 – Session 1: Civil society, media, mobilization and youth

How civil society may pay the way to a clear acceptance and consolidation of the green and circular economy paradigm? What about young people? Are they mobilizing for a better future?


Facilitator: Marianna Stori, the e-magazine promoting ecological transition – Marianna Stori,

Civil society and circular economy in the Western Balkans – Luisa Chiodi – OBC Transeuropa 

Youth for circular economy – Martina Comparelli, Fridays for future

Green New Deal in 10: mobilization of civil society toward COP26 – Domenico Vito, C.L.,The Climate Reality Project EU – Team Italy

Discover the full Agenda of the event here


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