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Calls for papers | International Meeting Rhegion UN 2020-2030, May 25 – 26 , 2020, and Workshop/Competition Rhegion UN 2020 -2030, June 1 - 5, 2020, Reggio Calabria – Italy

2019.12.19 Rhegion immagine promozionaleDear all,
the Call is open - deadline January 15th - to send papers to Rhegion UN 2020 - 2030.
Because Rhegion is partner of New Metropolitan Perspectives Simposium and for reasons of publication, the Call follows the procedure of New Metropolitan Perspectives - registration, upload of the paper and then, after peer review, publication with Springer Editor- specifying that the paper is for Rhegion and making a choice priority among the 5 thematic areas (as proposed in the draft of the Program that will be defined in the next months):

1 - History and Nature draw the Landscape

Chair: Heritage, Architecture and Urban Planning Department - PAU 

2 - Environmental Resources, Sustainability, Technology

Chair: Civil Engineering, Energy, Environment and Materials Department - DICEAM, and Department of Information Engineering, Infrastructures and Sustainable Energy - DIIES

3 - The Forms of Sustainability

Chair: Architecture and Territory Department - dArTe

4 - Nature Resources and Anthropic Processes

Chair: Agricultural Department, Agriculture, Forestry, Environment, Food - Agraria

5 - Ethics, Aestetich, and Rights of Environment

Chair: Department of Law, Economics and Human Sciences - DiGiES

Each will be managed by a department of the University, having incorporated the two Engineering departments, which, however, if they are available, a further session can be created.

The links for it are

The link for the Workshop Call is

A few months before the Event, a phase of diffusion in the city schools of the topics covered is foreseen.
Furthermore, the recognition of CFU for students will be required and, with the involvement of professional associations, of professional ones.

The Italian Ministry of the Environment for the protection of the territory and the sea, prof. Mark Catridge - President of the International Regional Science Association, prof. Andrè Torre - President of the European Regional Association, Vincent Kitio - Arch, PhD. | Chief, Urban Energy Unit |Urban Basic Services Branch | United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat | Nairobi, Kenya, Wang Xin - Doctor, Vice Dean, Associate Professor - TONGJI Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development, (IESD),  MOE Joint Lab for International Cooperation on Eco-Urban Design, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, Legambiente, the National Council of Engineers - CNI, and the National Council of Architects, Planners, Landscapers, Conservators - CNAPPC, already have confirmed their presence.
Emeritus prof Federico Butera of the Polytechnic of Milano will participate.
And the two days of Rhegion Event, May 25 -26 and the Workshop, June 1-5, will probably be included among the events of the Sustainable Development Festival promoted by ASviS - of which we have patronage and participation - that takes place from May 20 to June 5, 2020, throughout Italy.
We are awaiting confirmation of Jeremy Rifkin. It is possible that the urban sociologist Saskia Sassen will also participate.

Rhegion United Nations 2020-2030: Territories And Cities, Material And Immaterial Heritage, Resilience And Ttransformation in the perspective of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals to change the world" is promoted by the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria, Department Heritage, Architecture, Urban Planning - PAU, the International PhD Programme in Architecture of the University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, with the participation of New Metropolitan Perspectives and TREnD Project, the patronage of Ministry of the Environment and Protection of the Territory and the Sea - MATTM, National Union of Municipalities and Community of Mountain Authorities - UNCEM, Regional Science Association International - RSAI,  International Society of City and Regional Planners - ISOCARP, National Institute of Urban Planning - INU, Society of Italian Townplanners - SIU, Society of Territorialists - SdT, Italian Regional Science Association - AISRe, Legambiente, Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development - ASviS, National Council of Engineers - CNI, National Council of Architects, Planners, Landscapers, Conservationists - CNAPPC, National Institute of Bio-architecture - INBAr, Dwelling on Earth - Abitare La Terra, Aldo Della Rocca Foundation, Research Center for the Aesthetics of Law - CRED,  European Higher Institute of Political Studies - ISESP, Research Team for Mediterranean Entrepreneurship and Startups - RETMES,Order of Architects, Planners, Landscapers, Conservationists of Reggio Calabria Province, Confindustria Reggio Calabria, Touring Club Reggio Calabria.

We are waiting for the patronage of the European Regional Science Association - ERSA and other international as well as national bodies.

This initiative intends to propose Reggio Calabria as a cultural, scientific and operational reference, on a large scale, for the subjects covered by the UN 2020 - 2030 Agenda.

PS The Workshop Call is "in progress" due to the addition of the patronages that are continuing to arrive as well as that of Rhegion. The International Society of City and Regional Planners - ISOCARP and the Higher Institute for the Protection and Environmental Research - ISPRA are about to give their patronage and will partecipate in the works. 

Thank You very much.

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Best regards.

Stefano Aragona

Eng., Ph.D., Researcher in Urban Planning
Master of Science in the Economy & Policy Planning
Department of Heritage, Architecture, Urban Planning
University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria
Salita Melissari
89124 Reggio Calabria - Italy
Tel. +39 0965.1696402
Mobile 320.2347796
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