2021 (EN)

The Italian Embassy and the British Embassy in Lisbon, in collaboration with the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Portugal and ICE - Agency for the promotion abroad and the internationalization of Italian companies, organized the Webinar "Smart Cities: Building Sustainable Cities".
The Fondazione Mediterraneo intervened with professors arch. Michele Capasso and Massimo Pica Ciamarra who presented the volume "Towards Naples Metropolitan City" as an example.
The event is part of the initiatives aimed at spreading the importance of the issues that will be dealt with at the 26th United Nations Conference on Climate Change, which will take place in the city of Glasgow between 31 October and 12 November 2021.
The webinar wanted to be an opportunity to deepen the path taken by Italy and Portugal in the implementation of their respective Recovery and Resilience Plans, with specific regard to the tools that will be put in place to develop a more sustainable mobility and that puts at the service of the environment the most advanced technologies. Central element of the study was the planned path of energy transition in key impact on the future organization of urban centers.
The event, which received an extraordinary response in terms of attendance and interactivity between the speakers and the participating audience, has created a significant space for reflection.
The event was opened by the Ambassador of Italy in Lisbon, Carlo Formosa, the British Ambassador in Lisbon, Chris Sainty, and the President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Portugal, Santi Cianci, followed by the interventions of João Meneses, Secretary General Business Council for Sustainable Development - Portugal, Stefano Giorgetti, Councillor for Infrastructure and Mobility of the Municipality of Florence, João Tremoceiro, Director of the Center for Management and Urban Intelligence in Lisbon and Sergio Gambacorta, Head of Smart City - Innovability Enel X.
The event was concluded by the participation of the Undersecretary of State for Mobility, Eduardo Pinheiro, who highlighted the importance of the meeting as an opportunity to spread the need to find solutions to achieve the objectives set by the Paris Agreement.