November 27th 2014 Presentation of the calendar of Torino European Capital of Sport 2015
After the official delivery of the flag in Brussels and the first execution of the hymn “Turin 2015 Celebration Ouverture” by Andrea Ravizza, in the presence of the Premiership's Undersecretary Graziano Delrio, of the President of CONI and the President of the Italian Paralympic Committee, Giovanni Malagò and Luca Pancalli, of the Mayor of the City of Torino Piero Fassino, of the Deputy Mayor in charge of Civic Services, Information Systems, Sport and Free Time of the City of Torino Stefano Gallo and of the Director General of RAI, Luigi Gubitosi,the programme of events Torino European Capital of Sport 2015
was presented during a crowded press conference at the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation.
November 26th-28th Art and nature in the city: the experience of Lyon
A delegation of representatives of the network of the civic centres of Torino went to Lyon, that shares with Torino a cooperation agreement signed in 2007, to study how art and nature could be exploited for development and social cohesion in urban centres and working-class districts. The study visit is part of an exchange programme between the citizens of the two cities started in 2012 and aiming at sharing good practices in the field of urban transformations.
November 25th 2014 Conference at the Palagiustizia: protecting women who suffered violence
The Mayor of the City of Torino Piero Fassino and the Deputy Mayor in charge of Urban Regeneration, Integration and European Funds of the City of Torino Ilda Curti took part in the conference on protecting the victims of gender violence whose main theme was "Women who suffered violence and abuses, how can they be protected? How can they be compensated?" and which was organised at the Palagiustizia by the International Observatory for Victims of Violence (I.O.V.V.), created in Torino following the Final Resolution of the International Women's Forum
adopted in Volgograd, back in March 2012.
November 21st-22nd 2014 Final workshop of the project Counternarrative for Counterterrorism
It was concluded in Torino the project C4C-Counternarrative for Counterterrorism, strongly supported by the Internal Affairs DG of the EU and carried out during the past two years by AVITER, with the support, among the others, of the City of Torino. The project allowed the creation of an online database of testimonies by victims of acts of terrorism, which is available here http://www.c4c-project.org
. Such documents were then used as starting point for an educational path that involved some classes of the Abe Steiner Institute of Torino.
November 20th-21st 2014 Delegation of Tunisia
The City of Torino welcomed a delegation of social operators and local authorities from Tunisia for the first of the exchanges scheduled in the project SALEMM of the Milan Provincial Fund for International Cooperation. The projects aims at reducing the exposure of young people/minors irregularly migrating through the reinforcement of social, cultural and economical inclusion systems in their countries of origin.
November 19th 2014 Torino European Capital of Sport 2015 in Brussels
The Deputy Mayor in charge of Civic Services, Information Systems, Sport and Free Time of the City of Torino Stefano Gallo took part in the ACES Europe Award Gala organised in Brussels at the European Parliament. On that occasion the City of Torino, European Capital of Sport 2015, for the handing over from the City of Cardiff, European Capital of Sport 2014, and to receive the flag confirming the title.
November 17th-18th 2014 1st Turin Islamic Economic Forum
The City of Torino, the Chamber of Commerceand the University, with the technical assistance of ASSAIF organised the international conference "Turin Islamic Economic Forum" which brought into city some of the most relevant financial and economical actors from Arab-Muslim Countries. The City was represented by its Director General Gianmarco Montinari.
November 13th-16th 2014 XIII Iternational Congress of Educating Cities
It was held in Barcelona the XIII Iternational Congress of Educating Cities entitled "An educatingcity is an inclusive city". The event every two years hosts the representatives of the involved cities for a moment of common reflection and dialogue. The City of Torino, Italian National Secretariat of the Association, presented the projects selected by the Scientific Committee of the Congress "Un PO di mamme vanno a scuola" of the Culture, Education and Youth Directorate and "La polizia di prossimità a contrasto del disagio giovanile" of the Municipal Police Corpses.
November 13th-14th 2014 Mission to London - United Kingdom
The Mayor of the City of Torino Piero Fassino and the Deputy Mayor in charge of the General Masterplan, Urban Policies and Private Building of the City of Torino Stefano Lo Russo went on a mission to London four a double institutional meeting.
November 12th 2014 Mayor of Eskisehir - Turkey
The Vice Mayor of the City of Torino Elide Tisi met the Mayor of Eskisehir Yılmaz Büyükerşen together with the Councillor Jale Nur Süllü, in Torino on the occasion of SmartMobilityWorld 2014 to participate in the TOSM Smart Mobility event organised by Ceipiemonte, which this year was dedicated to mobility in the XXI century.
November 11th-12th 2014 In Bratislava for the closure of the CENTRAL MARKETS project
The Deputy Mayor in charge of Labour, Commerce, Productive Activities of the City of Torino Domenico Mangone represented the City of Torino at the Transnational Conferenceheld closing the CENTRAL MARKETS project, that was held in Bratislava. In front of an international public, the results of the project were presented. thanks to the project Torino was able to run a detailed analysis aiming at the renewal of the urban markets plan and to organise the film exhibition "Cinema at the market".
November 9th 2014 Torino meets Berlin: the sound of falling walls
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the City of Torino under the High Patronage of the President of the Republic and the contribution of the Ministry of Cultural Goods and Activities and Tourism offered a three parts preview of the rich 2015 programme Torino meets Berlin. More details on the initiative here http://www.torinoincontraberlino.it/
November 7th 2014 Delegation of Chambery - France
The International Affairs, European Projects, Cooperation and Peace Service of the City of Torino welcomed a delegation of cinematography professionalsfrom Chambery, in Torino for some sectorial meetings.
November 5th-7th 2014 General Assembly of EUROCITIES
The Deputy Mayor in charge of the General Masterplan, Urban Policies and Private Building of the City of Torino Stefano Lo Russo and the Director General of the City of Torino Gianmarco Montanari represented the City in Munich at the annual general assembly of EUROCITIES.