Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate Change & Energy, the New Global Coalition of Cities Committed to Fighting Climate Change

Brussels, 22 June 2016. The EU Covenant of Mayors and the Compact of Mayors announced the formation of the first international initiative of cities and local governments in matter of climate change. Since they are the primary city-led climate change initiative, this project will create the largest global coalition of cities engaged in climate leadership: […]

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Culturability: Sheila Foster and Christian Iaione on Urban Commons and City as a Commons

On the 15th of July, Unipolis Foundation in collaboration with Fitzcarraldo Foundation and Make a Cube association organised a second mentoring workshop for the 15 finalists (the description of finalists see below, or at: http://culturability.org/notizie/finalisti-bando-culturability/) who have been selected from the “Culturability” call – an Italian national call to support innovative projects in cultural and creative fields […]

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The Tragedy of Urban Roads, by Christian Iaione

“The tragedy of urban roads: Saving cities from choking, calling on citizens to combat climate change” is an article wrote by LabGov coordinator, prof. Christian Iaione, and published on the Fordham Urban Law Journal in 2009.  This article argues that the best response to the tragedy of road congestion has to rely on market-based regulatory […]

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European Green Capital 2016 – Ljubljana’s Cinderella story

Ten years ago, the streets in Ljubljana compact core were clogged with traffic, with little room for pedestrians and a negative effect on the quality of air. In 2016, the European Commission has named Ljubljana European Green Capital. How is this even possible? The answer lies in Vision 2025, a long-range plan to improve the […]

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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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“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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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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Crowdfunding campaign for SfruttaZero!

Environment, land use and agriculture are particularly relevant issues to discuss in these months. This is due to Expo Milan 2015 and all the discussions carried on about our environment and the way in which all of us are (not) taking care of it. But, with this short article, we want to support and share […]

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Cooking lessons and talks: what happened!

A cooking competition has been the final event  of this third edition of Labgov. In this occasion students, professors and staff members had the occasion to work together, listen to the inspiring words of our judge and guest Annibale D’ Elia. The meeting was followed by the final lesson in the garden with our partners from […]

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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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