PREPAIR steering committee meets the Po Basin Board

The Steering Committee of PREPAIR will meet in Milan on Tuesday, December 19 in a joint meeting with the Po Basin Board.

The first decisions will be taken by the Steering Committee regarding the implementation of a common monitoring plan of the measures of the regions air quality plans, the actions of the basin agreements of 2013 and 2017, and the actions of PREPAIR.

The rules for the implementation of this moniroing plan will be defined, and the state of the art of the project as well as the first results of the preparatory actions will be presented.

 

PREPAIR presented in Brussels at the European week of “Regions & Cities”

It is currently happening in Brussels the 15th edition of the European week dedicated to regions and cities –  #EURegionsWeek 2017 – under the headline “Regions and Cities working for a better future”. From the 10th until the 13th of October 130 workshops debates, project visits and networking events will be taking place; 28 partnerships of regions and cities, 14 Directorates-General of the European Commission, several networks, associations and other institutions have partnered up for it. The program of the week tackles three main themes: Building resilient regions and cities – #LocalResilience; Regions and cities as change agents – #TakeAction; Sharing knowledge to deliver results – #SharingKnowledge.

On Wednesday, October 11, the Emilia-Romagna Region will present PREPAIR within the workshop “Cities in transition – improving urban air quality”, organized by the Committee of the Regions of the European Commission. The workshop will explore some of the options that cities have to improve air quality management, it will highlight some of the challenges cities face when working to improve air quality and present examples how these have been overcome. PREPAIR will be presented during the session “Improving urban air quality – action at regional and city level”.

For further details see the dedicated webpage of the European Commission

Program of the workshop

Next project meeting in Venice

The second project meeting of PREPAIR will be held in Venice on the 28th and 29th of September, 2017.

The meeting, open to the project partners only, will have a focus on the state of the art of the project activities as well as the ongoing administrative procedures.