This training course will provide civil servants (public administrations) and professionals (utilities and firms) with an overview on the EU Circular Economy policies and practices as well as with a practical guide for their implementation at national, regional and local level.
High-level international experts/practitioners will present case studies/best practices related to, among the others: resource management, SME’s support, behavioural change, legal and economic instruments.
The course includes different sessions, such as
Participants will be guided through the development of concrete projects that can be implemented individually as well as jointly submitted for funding within EU, regional and national programmes.
. Circular economy policies and strategies (lectures)
. Making the most of a territory’s assets and anticipating local challenges (workshop)
. Strategic focus: plastics value chain (lectures)
. Engaging stakeholders (workshop)
. Contarina, front-runner on resource management (visit)
. Activating the demand side: collaborative economy and public procurement (lectures)
. Developing concrete projects (workshop)
Venice International University (VIU)
Isola di San Servolo
If you wish to stay on the San Servolo Campus, VIU has booked a slot of rooms (with private bathroom) for this event on the campus from 2 to 5 July. Please note that the accomodation on the campus is managed by San Servolo Servizi Metropolitani.
To book a room, write to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating “Training on Circular Economy” as reference event and using the accommodation form.
Please note that this pre-booking is guaranteed only until 2 April, after this date the availability of rooms on the campus is not ensured. Further accomodation options: www.univiu.org/viu-quick/hotel-reservations
The Association of Cities and Regions for sustainable Resource management (ACR+) is an international network of members who share the common aim of promoting the sustainable consumption of resources and management of waste through prevention at source, reuse and recycling.
Venice International University (VIU) is an international higher education and research center composed of 17 international Universities and institutions. The mission of VIU is to offer advanced training and research in an international context, by promoting the exchange of ideas and knowledge.