The European Meeting Barcelona is coming!

Next April, the 1st, will begin in Barcelona the European Meeting organised by The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C).  The Global Platform for the Right to the City (GPR2C) was set in November 2014 aiming to advocate for fair, democratic, sustainable and inclusive cities. An informal network gathers hundreds of organizations […]

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CSR AND SOCIAL INNOVATION EXHIBITION – 2015 EDITION

THE 2015 EDITION OF THE EVENT Il Salone della CSR e dell’innovazione sociale WILL TAKE PLACE FROM TODAY – THE 6th TO THE 7th OF OCTOBER. The event, organized in collaboration with Bocconi University, Unioncamere, and Alleanza Cooperative Italiane, will be held in Milan, in via Roentgen 1 (University of Bocconi). Professor Iaione, coordinator of […]

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The Economics of Cohesion – Le Giornate di Bertinoro per l’Economia Civile

FROM 9th TO 10th OCTOBER, THE EVENT “LE GIORNATE DI BERTINORO PER L’ECONOMIA CIVILE” WILL BE HELD IN BERTINORO, IN THE CEUB – VIA FRANGIPANE, 6. Every year, in early October, on the hill of Bertinoro, the protagonists of the academic world, the Social Economy and Volunteers, and institutions meet with a community of students […]

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The City as a Commons: Designing and Governing the City as a Common Resource?

The “Open Collaboration Pact between the Municipality of Bologna and Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna” has been agreed! The pact aimes at re-conceiving urban spaces as a common resource for communities. . The Open collaboration pact is the first step in the process (towards) CO-Bologna, the public policy launched by the city during […]

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The City as a Commons – How Democratic are the Urban Commons?

The 1st IASC (International Association for the Study of the Commons) Thematic Conference on urban commons is approaching. The call for abstracts is out until Aug 10th at 12:00 AM PT. The Conference title unveils the complexity and the ambition of an event that wishes to gather for two days the most prominent scholars and […]

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The City as a Commons: The Collaborative/Sharing Economy as a Basis for a Commons-based economy

The city council of Sao Paulo, South America’s largest metropolis, voted to ban the U.S.-based Uber ride-sharing service late Tuesday. City lawmakers decided 48-1 in favour of banning application-based private car services such as Uber in a preliminary vote[1]. But What are the lessons and forms of innovation that we can learn from this literature […]

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Are modern slavery and human trafficking crimes against humanity?

On July 21, the Pontificia Accademia delle Scienze will organize in Vatican City a working session that will be attended by 50 mayors of important world cities. Its main objective is to address modern slavery and human trafficking as crimes against humanity. Today we are facing two emergencies, somehow connected: climate crisis and new forms of […]

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“Caravan Petrol” – A strategic document for the measurement of the social impact

The workshop Tools for Social Impact: Designing and Measuring, organized by Societing and Social Seed, with the support of Casa Netural, LabGov, RENA and Rural Hub presents the final working report entitled “Caravan Petrol” from the title of a famous Italian film of 1960, in which the poor protagonist tests the illusion of having become […]

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Promoting debates to build new perspectives: The philosophy of New pact for Europe

Next Wednesday the 17th of June it will be held in Brussels (Rue Ravenstein, 23) the meeting Is there a need for a ‘new pact for Europe’?. The event, partnered by King Baudouin Foundation, Allianz Kulturstiftung, European Cultural Foundation, Open Society Foundations, European Policy Centre, among the others, will host several debates held by great participants […]

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Spero2020 – new ways of building public policies

During last Saturday the 6th and Sunday the 7th of June, Spero2020 has taken place in Siracusa. LabGov – LABoratory for the GOVernance of Commons joined the event. Professor Christian Iaione, coordinator of LabGov, participated at the event as a contributor of the two-days’ work tables. Spero2020 was an event – organised by Tempi Nuovi […]

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