Territorial partnerships: promoting innovation within the new universal agenda




Lodovica Longinotti, Senior Advisor, Directorate-General for Development Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy


  • Bertrand Fort, Delegate for external action of local authorities, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, France  
  • Giovanni Camilleri, International Coordinator of the UNDP ART Initiative, Hub for territorial partnership
  • Peter Friedrich, Minister for the Bundesrat, Europe and International Affairs, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Mariana Escobar, Sub-director of the Department for Social Prosperity, Colombia
  • Aizel Llanes, Director of territorial policies, Ministry of Economy and Planning, Cuba;
  • Michel Vauzelle, President of regional council of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France

Interventions from the floor

  • Glademir Aroldi, Vice President of the Union of Brazilian Municipalities (CNM), Brazil
  • Monica Cerutti, Councilor for Youth Policies, Right to Academic Studies, International Decentralized Cooperation, Equal Opportunities, Civil Rights and  Immigration, Piedmont Region, Italy

The challenges presented in the 2030 agenda calls for the adaptation of innovative institutional arrangements that can respond to many fundamental and emerging global challenges facing the world today. Territorial partnerships present an effective modality of international development cooperation, one that has the potential of establishing a constructive dialogue between local actors founded on exchange of knowledge, experiences, and innovations among peers. It promotes a more equal relationships among development partners and supports shared solutions in             an inter-connected world.

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Location: Galileo - Palazzo Reale Date: October 14, 2015 Time: 2:30 pm - 4:15 pm