The upcoming Greening the Islands event to be held in Rome offers a trio of appointments providing concrete support for all those working towards sustainable and circular-economy projects on islands, offering learning, discussion and networking opportunities.
The three-day event – “Solutions for the sustainability of the small islands: policy tools, authorization processes and financing opportunities” – will be held in Rome on 26-27 -28 November at the Hotel Quirinale. It is ideally suited to governments, institutions, public administrations, investors, innovation providers, operators and consultants of the sector, companies and business associations, universities, research centres, media and all those operating on islands and carrying out projects aimed at promoting a circular economy.
The opening day will feature the Greening the Islands Observatory second operative meeting with all Scientific Committees of the islands selected for the first year plan of the Observatory to discuss work in progress with with members on the first part of the annual report that will be focused on Policy – Permitting – Financing Opportunities.
Day two will be occupied with the first Greening the Islands Academy seminar to support key island stakeholders in grasping the complexity and interdependency of any action aimed at implementing national and international directives and technological solutions related to the green transition of islands. The course will explain benefits for islands, local populations and entrepreneurs, and how an island can be repositioned as a green destination attracting “better quality” tourists.
The final day will see the 3rd edition of the Greening the Islands Italia conference, held in collaboration with the Italian Association of Small Island Municipalities (ANCIM) and with the support of Greening the Islands Observatory. It will focus on the dissemination of best practices by Italian companies and municipalities, the regulatory framework in Italy, policy instruments and authorization processes on small islands.