COASTING Final Conference in Ragusa

COASTING Project Final Conference and steering committee will be held on 6th - 7th - 8th November 2019 in Ragusa (ITALY).

 

During the event, one representative for each partner will sign the MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AND NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT “Coastal Integrated Governance for Sustainable Tourism”.

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7th November 2019, Thursday:

COASTING PROJECT. A NEW MULTILEVEL GOVERNANCE TOOL FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF COASTAL AREAS AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM.

09:00-09:30

Registration 

9:30-10:00 

Welcome by 

  • Giuseppe Cassì – Mayor of Ragusa
  • Giorgio Battaglia – Director of Ragusa Superintendence of Cultural Heritage
  • Valeria Li Vigni - Director of Soprintendenza del Mare
  • Teresa Muela Tudela -  General Secretary of Andalusian Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FAMP)
10:00-10:20

Presentation of the Coasting Project Final Conference
Teresa Muela Tudela - General Secretary of Andalusian Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FAMP)

10:20-10:40

“An Integrated Governance for Sustainable Tourism in coastal areas based on the Aix Marseille Provence Bay Contract”
Jennifer MICHELANGELI and Luc BONNARD, Aix-Marseille-Provence Metropole

10:40-11:00

“Main Conclusions from the Good Practices in Coastal Governance linked to coastal recovery and management, in relation with Coast Contract Methodology”
Saverio Santangelo and Carolina Pozzi - Sapienza University PDTA

11:00-11:30

Coffee Break 

11:30-13:00 

Round Table 1: Debate for sharing strategies for the application of the Coastal Contract governance tool in Mediterranean areas.

Moderator: Emilia Arrabito - SVIMED

Speakers:

  • The experience of Algeciras and Motril - Josefina López Galdeano, U-SPACE, COASTING technical assistance of FAMP
  • The experience of Gozo - Gozo Representative
  • The experience of Agro Pontine coast - Roberta Pascolini-Lazio Region - Directorate for housing policies and territorial, landscape and urban planning
  • Bess as a prototype of coastal monitoring – Giovanni Randazzo - University of Messina, Sicily
13:00-14:15 

Lunch Break

14:15-15:30 

Round Table 2: Debate for sharing strategies for the application of the Coastal Contract governance tool in Mediterranean areas.

Moderator: Saverio Santangelo - Sapienza University PDTA

Speakers:

  • The experience of Ragusa – Giuseppe Avenia - Department of Cultural Heritage - Sicilian Region, Sicily
  • The experience of the Peljesac peninsula – Antonija Aodak  DUNEA Representative, Croatia
  • The Experience of Thesprotia - Nikos Vasileiadis, Technical Consultant of the  Region of Epirus - Regional Unit of Thesprotia
15:30-15:45

Coffee Break

15:45-16:45

Round Table 3: Debate for networking and sharing strategies for future applications in the Mediterranean wide area.

Moderator: Giuseppe Avenia – Department of Cultural Heritage, Sicilian Region, Sicily  

Speakers:

  • Valeria Li Vigni - Soprintendenza del Mare 
  • Project CREW Coordinated Wetland management in Italy-Croatia cross border region - Stefano Mugnoz – University of Camerino
  • Co-Evolve project: Emanuel Maniscalco, Senior EU programmes officer – Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)

Free Debate on the theme of next Steps for the implementation of Coastal Contract and the improvement of institutional actions towards sustainable tourism.

Moderator: Giuseppe Avenia – Department of Cultural Heritage, Sicilian Region, Sicily

16:45-17:00 

Conclusion by Sicilian Region

8th November 2019, Friday

OFFICIAL CEREMONY AND SIGNATURE OF MOU

9:30-10:00 

Registration and welcome coffee

10:00-10:30

Welcome by

  • Giorgio Battaglia – Director of Ragusa Superintendence of Cultural Heritage
  • Maurizio Croce – Head in charge for implementing action against the hydrogeological instability in the Sicilian Region
  • Salvatore Piazza - Special Commissioner Free Municipal Consortium of Ragusa
10:30-11:30 

Round table: the strategic role of the spatial planning and tourism strategy for the development of a territory

Moderator: Patrizia Biagi - Journalist

Speakers:

  • Maurizio Croce - Office for implementing action against the hydrogeological instability in the Sicilian Region 
  • Vera Greco - Department of Cultural Heritage and Sicilian Identity - Landscape planning service
  • Emanuel Maniscalco – Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)
  • Roberto Grassi - BleuTourMed project (Interreg MED horizontal project on Sustainable Tourism)
11:30-12:00

Presentation and objectives of the MoU in Coastal Governance
Teresa Muela Tudela, General Secretary of FAMP

12:00-12:30

Signature of the MoU

The formal document for improving institutional actions towards sustainable tourism will be signed by a high-level legal representative of each partners’ organizations:

  • FAMP
  • Lazio Region
  • Gozo Region
  • Sapienza University
  • Aix Marseille Provence Metropolis
  • DUNEA
  • Epirus Region
  • Sicily Region 
12:30-13:15 

Signature of the “Agreement for the coastal sustainable development in the province of Ragusa ”resulting by Coasting project in Ragusa pilot area

Document presented by: Superintendence of Ragusa, Free Municipal Consortium of Ragusa and SVIMED
The signature of the document by each mayor of the 9 municipalities: Ragusa – Modica – Scicli – Vittoria – Acate – Ispica – Santa Croce Camerina – Pozzallo. 

13:15 – 13:30

Conclusion by the President of the Sicilian Region (to be confirmed)