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March 2018

ENLARGE discusses open government of the future at Clarity conference

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: ENLARGE|

The H2020 project ENLARGE participated in the conference "Open Government of the Future", a partnership between the Clarity Project and Skellefteå Municipality (Sweden). Irene Zanetti represented ALDA during the panel "Open government - Creating safe spaces to innovate", presenting the Manifesto for collaborative processes in the sustainable energy fields, and experiences from the study cases analyzed. [...]

ENLARGE at Shape Energy sandpit

By | March 14th, 2018|Categories: ENLARGE|

On 22-23 February, the ENLARGE project participated in the sandpit organised within the Shape Energy project aimed at a better integration of energy-SSH into the EU energy policy process. The sandpit focused on: testing innovative methods of interdisciplinary and cross-sector collaboration within the energy field; creating concrete ideas for increasing impacts on society; producing future project ideas [...]

February 2018

ALDA brings ENLARGE project knowledge and stories at Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy

By | February 22nd, 2018|Categories: ENLARGE|

ALDA's Secretary General Antonella Valmorbida participated in the ceremony for the 10th anniversary of the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy, on 21-22 February, in Brussels. Valmorbida brought the experiences of the H2020 funded project ENLARGE, focused on participatory processes in the sustainable energy field, and those of the members of ALDA. She stressed the [...]

January 2018

Manifesto for participation in sustainable energy policies and processes

By | January 26th, 2018|Categories: ENLARGE|

The manifesto published on the Enlarge website draws on the findings of the ENLARGE deliberative event held in October 2017, which involved 74 participants (politicians, civil servants, experts, economic and civil society actors) in a collective reflection and discussion on the success factors and weaknesses of collaborative processes in sustainable energy. It does not aim to [...]

October 2017

Co-creation and digital will mark the future of Public Administrations

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

The project ENLARGE was invited to the event on Digital Transformation of Public Administrations, organized by DG CONNECT and the Research Executive Agency (REA) on 24 October in Brussels. *** Irene Zanetti from ALDA represented the consortium of the project ENLARGE during the participative event gathering representatives of Horizon 2020 projects, public administration representatives, EU policy [...]

A new paradigm for environmental policies – citizens’ participation is key

By | October 18th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

On 16-17 October 2017, the deliberative event of project ENLARGE gathered over 80 people in Milan, Italy. The aim was as simple as ambitious — discussing real-life cases of participatory governance in the sustainable energy field. *** More than 31 cities, associations, and other institutions participated in the event, bringing their experience in the field. They [...]

August 2017

Project ENLARGE bear fruit: more than 30 case studies developed

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

More than 30 practices including participatory processes in the sustainable energy field have been collected from local authorities, civil society organisations and the business sector in the first half of 2017 by the project consortium. The information has been categorised and analysed and as many as 34 case studies have been produced. Video interviews Watch the [...]

First dissemination event launched! ENLARGE at the European Sustainable Energy Week

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

The consortium of the project ENLARGE held a dissemination event in Venice (Italy) last 20 June 2017, in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week. The event gathered representatives of local authorities and civil society organisations to exchange on the added value of participatory processes in sustainable energy policies for the development of local communities. [...]

Few places available for the deliberative event in Milan – over 70 participants already registered!

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

More than 70 participants from local authorities, civil society organisations, business sector, etc. have already registered to the deliberative event in October. They are part of the group that submitted practices on participatory processes in co-designing and co-producing policies in the sustainable energy field, and will reunite in Milan to exchange their knowledge and experience. The [...]

May 2017

ENLARGE at the European Sustainable Energy Week

By | May 16th, 2017|Categories: ENLARGE|

The consortium ENLARGE will hold on 20 June 2017 a dissemination event in Venice, Italy, in the framework of the European Sustainable Energy Week. The event will bring together representatives of local authorities and civil society organisations to exchange on the added value of participatory processes in sustainable energy policies for the development of local communities. [...]