October 30th 2013 Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
The Amb. Franco Giordano, Diplomatic Advisor of the City of Torino met the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Milan P.M. de Waal.
October 29th-November 1st 2013 Torino seat of the World Forum of Local Economic Development 2015
On the occasion of the mission of the Deputy Mayor in charge of Development, Innovation, Environment, Green and Public Hygene of the City of Torino Enzo Lavolta to Iguaçu in Brazil to take part in the second World Forum of Local Economic Development, at the end of the event, former President of Brazil Ignacio Lula announced that Torino was chosen as seat of the third World Forum of Local Economic Development, by hunanimous acclamation od the delegates coming from 66 countries.
October 29th 2013 Award of the Honorary Citizenship to Aung San Suu Kyi
The 1991 Nobel Prize for peace, Aung San Suu Kyi, was received, in the presence of the highest civil and military authorities, in the Red Hall, for the award of the honorary citizenship, approved with a motion on June 14th 2010, for her political commitment in Burma aiming at affirming the principles of democracy, peace and protection of human rights and at ensuring a government system based on truth, justice and kindness.
October 29th 2013 Ambassador of Great Britain
The Mayor of the City of Torino Piero Fassino met the Ambassador of Great Britain in Italy Christopher Prentice.
October 27th-29th 2013 Delegation of Nagoya - Japan
The Mayor of the City of Torino Piero Fassino, the Deputy Mayor in charge of Culture of the City of Torino Maurizio Braccialarghe and the President of the Municipal Council of the City of Torino Giovanni Maria Ferraris met a large delegation of Nagoya, twin city since 2005 and friend city since 2002, led by the Mayor Takashi Kawamura. On the occasion, in the presence of the authorities and of the delegation, at the inauguration of the Exhibition "Spirit of Japan" at the MAO on October 28th, a movie on Nagoya was showed.
October 24th-25th 2013 Ghana Investment Promotion Business Forum
Following the previous visits of the Ghanaian Embassy in Italy to Torino, the city of Torino, the Chamber of Commerce of Torino, the Embassy of Ghana in Italy and the Honorary Consulate of Ghana in Torino, in collaboration with Unione Industriale and API Torino, organised, on October 25th at the Congress Centre Torino Incontra, a forum for local firms aiming at presenting the investment opportunities in Ghana. A large public took part in the initiative.
October 22nd 2013 Delegation of Chambéry - France
The Mayor of the City of Torino Piero Fassino met a delegation of Chambéry, led by the MAyor Bernadette Laclais, in Torino on the occasion of the inaugurationat the GAM of the exhibition on Renoir from the Collections of the Musée d'Orsay and of the Orangerie
October 20th 2013 The Kalevala mythology at the Teatro Vittoria
The City of Torino welcomed, on October 20th at the Teatro Vittoria, Juha Pentikäinen, Professor of nordic Ethnography and Science of Religion at the University of Lapland and Helsinki, who inaugurated a cycle of conferences to present his last paper "The Kalevala mythology".
October 18th-20th 2013 Torino at the World Food Festival of Rotterdam
Rotterdam, twin city since 1958, launched the first edition of the wine & food event World Food Festival and dedicated a week end to Piedmont's special dishes to promote the Salone del Gusto.
October 18th 2013 Delegation of Soči - Russian Federation
The Mayor of the City of Torino Piero Fassino met a group of officers of different Ministries of the Russian Federation appointed to take part in the organisation of the Winter Olympics of Soči in 2014.
October 17th-19th 2013 Mission to Barcelona - Spain
The Deputy Mayor in charge of Labour, Commerce, Productive Activities of the City of Torino Domenico Mangone went on a mission to Barcelona for a study visit within the framework of the European Project Urbact Markets, financed by the URBACT II Programme.
October 17th-18th 2013 Secretary General of the Foreign Affairs Ministry
The Mayor of the City of Torino Piero Fassino and the Amb. Franco Giordano, Diplomatic Advisor of the City of Torino, met the Secretary General of the Italian Foreign Affairs Ministry, Amb. Michele Valensise.
October 15th-16th 2013 Delegation from Finland
The International Affairs and European Projects Department, the Public Space Redevelopment Department of the city of Torino and the Urban Center Metropolitano met a delegation of more than thirty Finnish urban planners, interested in visiting the areas of the city recently transformed.
October 10th-11th 2013 Central Markets project: Cinema at the Market
whithin the framework of the European project Central Markets, financed by the Territorial Cooperation Programme Central Europe, on October 10th and 11th the Farmers' Shelter market in Repubblica Square at Porta Palazzo hosted the first edition of the fair Cinema at the Market.
October 7th-10th 2013 Conclusion of the Europe-Japan exchange on urban policies: Torino-Kanazawa
The President of the Municipal Council of the City of Torino Giovanni Maria Ferraris met a delegation of Kanazawa and of the Japanese Ministry of Infrastructures and Transports, visiting Torino within the framework of the programme of exchanges in the fields of preservation of historic, cultural and urban heritage and of urban development policies, financed by the European Commission. On October 10th President Ferraris took part in the final meeting of the project in Brussels, together with the representatives of the other Italian and Japanese cities involved.