“Future challenges of EU in the Alpine Region: How to build the sustainable future of tomorrow?" – 14-15.04.2018
The Municipality of Werfenweng will host on 14th and 15th April 2018 the sixth GEMS Transnational Event “Future challenges of EU in the Alpine Region: How to build the sustainable future of tomorrow?”.
The event will aim to stimulate debates around the future of Alpine sustainable development, vis-à-vis the main EU challenges as the Economic Growth and Innovation, the Mobility and Connectivity and the Environment and Energy. During the event GEMS Task-forces will be involved in activities aiming to identify actions and strategies for the future sustainable development of the Alpine region.
During the first day of the international event participants will attend a conference on: "Future challenges of EU in the Alpine Region: How to build the sustaianble future of tomorrow? " where researchers from the Institute of International Sociology of Gorizia will present the current EU Programmes, Strategies and Opportunities for local authorities. During the conference, experts of the Alpine Pearls Association will share the best local practices of territorial promotion and sustainable development in Werfenweng (SAMO and WIR SAMO projects). The conference will be enriched as well by the contributions of the project partners, which will present, in a pleanry session involving the Werfenweng community, the latest initiatives and practices related to sustainable development.
During the second day GEMS Task-forces will be involved in a field visit in the community of Werfenweng, as well as in an intensive workshop that will aim to delineate network activities regarding the sustainable development and the future challenges of EU in the Alpine Region.
The project activities are open to a wide range of interested citizens from all involved towns. All citizens may visit the project web-site (www.gemsproject.eu) or write directly to the Consortium (firstname.lastname@example.org) for receiving further information.