City-Mountain cooperation : Together towards carbon neutrality!

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In February 2018, the Metropolis of Grenoble organised the 1st Metropolis Mountain Forum. Due to the size of the audience, the quality of the speakers and the reactions it generated, it was a milestone in the construction of the metropolitan action for the mountains and a unifying event.To mark the involvement of the Metropolis in the framework of the EUSALP French presidency, the organisation of the conference "City-mountain cooperation: together towards carbon neutrality" will allow an opening up to the scale of the European Alps and the discussion of different experiences and approaches to this issue.

  • Opening by Christophe FERRARI, President of Grenoble-Alpes Métropole, Loïc ROCHE, director of Grenoble-Ecole de Management GEM), Claus HABFAST, Councillor for Europe - Mountain and Architectural Heritage of the City of Grenoble (tbc), Fabrice PANNEKOUCKE, Regional Councillor Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (tbc), Joël GIRAUD, Secretary of State for Ruralities (tbc)
  • Key-note speeches:
    • Climate action in Alpine cities in the frame of the Alpine Convention by Nathalie MORELLE, Alpine Convention Permanent Secretariat
    • Building together the path to carbon neutrality, by Pierre VERRI, Grenoble-Alpes Métropole VP in charge of air, energy and climate
  • Round-table: lessons learned from EUSALP on city-mountain cooperations and their contributions to zero carbon objective
  • Parallel workshops:
  1. Environmental commons: drivers for a shared transition between cities and mountains
  2. Learning, innovating, working, travelling: more value and well-being for less greenhouse gases
  3. From the city to the mountains: discovering, entertaining, cultivating
  4. Research point of view on city-mountain relations for communities and civil society in the era of global changes

Contacts: guillaume.tournaire@grenoblealpesmetropole.fr)

communication@alpine-region.eu

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