Programme: Saturday, 22 October

Roma Eventi, Piazza di Spagna, Via Alibert 5A, Roma

Registration opens
11:00 – 11:15

Evelyne Huytebroeck, EGP Committee Member, Member of the Brussels Parliament, Belgium

Anna Donati, Green Italia, Italy

11:15 – 11:30
Key Note

Virginia Raggi
Mayor of Rome, Italy (TBC)

11:30 – 13:00
Plenary Session: Urban planning and mobility: “people-first” approach

Moderator: Sergi Alegre, Vice Mayor El Prat de Llobregat, Spain

Bruno De Lille, Brussels MP, former Minister on Mobility, Belgium
Christophe Najdovski, Paris Deputy Mayor, France
Janet Sanz, Deputy Mayor Barcelona, Spain (TBC)

13:00 – 14:00
14:00 – 15:30
Plenary session: Bridging the European to the local level, organised by the Green Group in the European Parliament

Hot topics in the Parliament (Real Driving Emissions, type approval, inquiry committee): what does it mean for the local level?

How to support each other?

Where are problems of implementation of the EU regulation

Moderator: Francesco Ferrante, Vice-President of the Kyoto Club

Karima Delli, MEP
Bas Eickhout, MEP
Silke Gebel, Spokesperson on Environmental policy, Berlin City Council, Germany
Monica Oltra Jarque, Vice-President, Valencian Government, Spain (TBC)

15:30 – 15:45
15:45 – 17:15
3 Parallel Sessions:

Greening transport sector: the role of taxation

Moderator: Evelyne Huytebroeck, EGP Committee member, Brussels MP, Belgium

Maria Berrini, Director, Milan’s Mobility, Environment and Territory Agency Italy (AMAT)
Caroline Russell, London city councillor, United Kingdom (TBC)

Sharing mobility: Exploring the best practices of implementation of the multimodal transportation, integrating with other ridesharing services

Elena Grandi, Milan Local Councillor, Italy
Sam Tanson, Alderman for Mobility, the City of Luxembourg (TBC)

Alternative modes of transport: pedestrian zones, bikes, e-cars

Moderator: Arnaud Pinxteren, Brussels MP, Belgium

Rüdiger Maresch, Chairperson of the committee on urban planning & traffic and deputy chairperson of the committee of environment in Vienna Council, Austria
Alberto Fiorillo, Head of the Mobility Department, Legambiente, Italy (TBC)

17:15 – 17:30
17:30 – 18:00 Key Note

Luigi de Magistris
Mayor of Naples, Italy

18:00 – 19:30
Plenary session

Green strategies to achieve carbon neutral cities

Moderator: Angelo Bonelli, Member of the Executive Committee, Federazione dei Verdi, Italy

Giuseppe Grezzi, Valencia Councillor, Spain (TBC)
Eivind Traedal, Oslo Councillor, Norway

19:30 – 20:00
Concluding remarks

Mar Garcia, EGP Secretary General

Programme: Saturday, 23 October

Introductory remarks

Anne De Boer, Board Member of the Green European Foundation



Session: Local administration in the time of ZeroWaste

Moderator: Monica Frassoni, Board Member of the Green European Foundation and Co-Chair of the European Green Party

Arnaud Pinxteren, Brussels MP, Belgium

How can Brussels become a zero waste European capital? The plans, the policies, the struggles of the most observed and commented city in Europe.

Raffaele del Giudice,Deputy Mayor, Naples, Italy

Strategies for Naples vis à vis circular economy and overcoming the difficult process of waste management. (TBC)

Enrico Fedrighini, Councillor, Milan, Italy

How Milan has become one of Europe’s leading cities in recycling.

Francesco Emilio Borrelli, Councillor of the Region Campania, Italy

The new regional plan for waste management and the choice of a zero waste future for the region Campania.

Session: 8 minutes to narrate green management. How to improve the life of citizens through green management: green experiences and policies as told by their protagonists.

Moderator: Davide Sabbadin, GreenItalia/Verdi Italiani

Flavia Marzano, Councillor, Rome, Italy
How to promote e-government in big cities.

Mónica Oltra Jarque, Vice-President and Councillor of the Valencian Government, Spain
Winning against corruption and governing green.

Eivind Trædal, Councillor, Oslo, Norway
How to divest your territory from fossil fuels and live happily ever after.

Carmine Maturo, Coordinator Green Italia Campania, Italy
Naples: Walks for a change. Walking talks on beauty, identity and urban quality of life.

Marco Gaudini, Councillor, Naples, Italy
How to buy back a water management company into a public company.

Andrea Costa, Activist coordinator of the Baobab Experience, Rome, Italy
How to set up a gras root policies on migration: the example of Rome’s Baobab.

Lucia Coppola, President of the City Council, Trento, Italy
How to win the Smart City award.

Maria Laura Lorenzini, Councillor, Bozen, Italy
How to implement good green policies in the field of heavy infrastructures.

Daniela Filbier, Board Member of the Committee for Possibile, Italy
How to set up a project of direct democracy: the example of Possibile.

Session: Energy to the future: how to move towards zero emissions territories

Evelyne Huytebroeck, EGP Committee Member, Member of the Brussels Parliament, Belgium
Implementing the Paris Agreement: from the global to the local level.

Giuseppe Grezzi, Valencia Councillor, Spain (TBC)
Urban and community energy transition.

Gianni Silvestrini, Scientific Director ofKyoto Club, Italy
The new Italian proposal for building retrofitting: beyond the green deal.

ModeratorAnnalisa Corrado, Co-spokesperson of GreenItalia


Closing remarks

Luana Zanella, National Executive of Verdi