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Workshop: Sustainability of Historic City Management and Cultural Heritage Conservation: The Italian Experience

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Workshop sponsored by the World Bank Office of the Executive Director, EDS21 and the Urban Development and Local Government Unit

Thursday, November 3, 2011
9:00am - 12:00pm

This workshop was video recorded and can be viewed in two segments:
Video Part 1Video Part 2 

World Bank country offices can receive a DVD of the workshop by contacting Urban_CHST.

Italian City at night

The objective of this event was to share good practices in historic city management from Italy. The event enhanced the understanding of opportunities and challenges of developing cultural tourism as a means of job creation and poverty reduction.


9:00 - 9:30Light breakfast
Video recording, Part 1 
9:30 - 9:45Chair
Piero Cipollone
, Executive Director, EDS21, World Bank
9:45 - 10:00Opening Remarks
Zoubida Allaoua
, Director, Finance, Economics and Urban Development Department, World Bank
10:00 - 10:30Umberto Vattani, President of Venice International University 
10:30 - 11:00Mario Resca, Director General, Italian Ministry of Heritage (presentation) (pdf)
Video recording, Part 2 
11:00 - 11:30

Piero Baglioni, University of Florence (presentation) (pdf) 

11:30 - 11:45

Franco Corsico, Marco Valle, SiTI (presentation) (pdf)

11:45 - 12:00Questions and Answers
Celebrating 150 years of Italy World Bank partnership

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Italian Unity and Brotherhood


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