CONGRESS COMMONS: CITIZENS, LAW AND GOVERNMENTS – From the “Government” to the ”Governance”

On the 4th of November the think tank Oikos in collaboration with Etopia and GEF (The Green European Foundation), held the event “Congress Commons: citizens, law and governments”. The conference took place at the Royal Library in Brussels. It was the closing seminar of the “Reclaim the Commons” project event series, which is organised with […]

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OURCITIES: Re-imagine the Urban Environment

FOUR DAYS OF LECTURES, DEBATES, PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS, WORKSHOPS AND ROUND TABLES WITH MORE THAN 30 INTERNATIONAL GUESTS FROM ALL OVER EUROPE. What is the future of our cities? This question will be the central topic of the initiative titled: OURCITIES: Re-imagine the Urban Environment. This project, organized by Itinerant Office through the New Generation cultural agenda […]

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Labgov presents #OrtoLUISS at #EXPO!

#OrtoLUISS AS A SYMBOL OF INNOVATION, COLLABORATION AND FRIENDSHIP The main event of this year in Italy is the #Expo.  Expo Milano 2015 is the Universal Exhibition that Milan, Italy, is hosting from May 1 to October 31, 2015. Over this six-month period, Milan becomes a global showcase where more than 140 participating countries show […]

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LUISS Edu Lab: Let’s Re-start!

The fourth edition of LUISS LabGov Educational Lab (workshops, co-design sessions and fieldwork) will re-start on October 2nd, 2015! The meeting will be held in Viale Romania, 32 – 00198 Rome at 4.00 PM.  After focusing on Bologna, Mantua and Battipaglia, the new Edu Lab will address Rome, its potentials and weaknesses at a very difficult […]

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In Italy culture is worth, and creativity even more

On 25 June 2015 has been presented in Macerata, Italy the 2015 Report “Io sono cultura – l’Italia della qualità e della bellezza sfida la crisi” [I am culture – Italy of quality and beuty defies the economic crisis] drafted by the Fondazione Symbola. According to the Report the creative and cultural industries (CCI) in […]

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The Italian collaborative cities at the European Parliament for the event “Radical Democracy – a Media Showcase”

If it is true that a revolutionary co-cities’ movement is growing up day by day in Italy, it is even more than true that at European level the discussion is going ahead at the same serious level. And, who is familiar with the EU institution’s offices, is admiring to and staring at what is happening […]

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Battipaglia is designing the first collaborative urban strategic plan

Before going to the first civic Collaboration Fest in Bologna, we will travel down south to Campania. In Battipaglia – a fifty-thousands inhabitants town in the province of Salerno – on the 7th of May at 10.30 a.m. and at 2.30 p.m at the De Amicis school, two co-working sessions on “Regenerate Battipaglia” and “Green Battipaglia” […]

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Be ready for the first civic Collaboration Fest in Bologna!

It is more than a year since the municipality of Bologna adopted the Regulation for the care and regeneration of Urban Commons, that was also translated into English few months later (you can read it here). Since that moment, the idea behind the project itself has rapidly spread not only in Italy, where tens of […]

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A new pact for Europe: public debate in Leeuwarden about the future of citizens in Europe, towards a European “Mienskip”

The European Cultural Foundation has organised a very important event. It is the public debate about the future of citizens in Europe, towards a European “Mienskip”, that means “Community” in the Frisian language. Actually the event will take place in the Netherlands, to be more precise it will be hosted at the Blokhuispoort of the city of Leeuwarden – that will be European […]

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New strategies for legal order: is collaborative governance the way to go?

On March 17th, 2015, LabGov will host the Conference Land and new forms of legal order at LUISS University of Rome. The Conference – that will start at 4:30 PM in Aula Nocco, Via Parenzo 11, LUISS School of Law – will address the issue of collaborative governance for the commons as a tool to fight corruption and […]

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