The Anci (National association of Italian municipalities) coordination panel made up of the Italian mayors of the Metropolitan cities who gather periodically in the various “metrocities” met in late March in Florence in the spectacular Sala dei Duecento of Palazzo Vecchio.
In the course of the Florentine meeting, great attention was dedicated to finances, progress made on implementing the Minniti law on urban security one year after it was launched and the proposals on the urban Agenda for sustainable development. The following people took the floor: Paolo Glisenti, commissioner in charge of Italy’s part in Expo 2020 Dubai, on this important international event; Carlo Tamburi, director of Enel Italia (Italian Electricity Board), on the “E-mobility” project; Vincenzo De Luca, director general at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs tasked with promoting the Italian country system, on the roadshow dedicated to territorial enhancement and conducted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in conjunction with Anci (National association of Italian municipalities).
Dario Nardella, the mayor of Florence and coordinator of Anci for Metrocities, officiated at the discussions. Some of those in attendance were: the Chairman of Anci and mayor of Bari, Antonio Decaro, alongside the mayors of Milan, Giuseppe Sala; Turin, Chiara Appendino; Venice, Luigi Brugnaro; Bologna, Virginio Merola; Cagliari, Massimo Zedda; Messina, Renato Accorinti; Reggio Calabria, Giuseppe Falcomatà, and, last but not least, Anci’s secretary general, Veronica Nicotra. Likewise in attendance were the deputy major of the metropolitan city of Naples, Salvatore Pace, and the Councillor for the Budget for Roma Capitale, Marcello De Vito.