June 30, 2016

Trento Joins the LEED Committee Meeting

The LEED Directing Committee received Mr. Ugo Rossi, president of Trento, at its 68th session held in Paris on 19th-20th May.

Trento Joins the LEED Committee Meeting

Italy's Autonomous Province of Trento boasts a strong level of social cohesion. It also has a successfull partnership with the OECD and the LEED Trento Centre for Local Development, aimed at building local capacity and spreading the benefits of long-term development. So it was with great pleasure that the LEED Directing Committee received Mr. Ugo Rossi, president of Trento, at its 68th session held in Paris on 19th-20th May.Speaking to delegates, Mr. Rossi emphasized the need to adapt policies to local contexts in the process of implementation, so as to ensure maximum impact.

Accompanied by Italian Ambassador Gabriele Checchia, Mr. Rossi also met with OECD Deputy Secretary General Mari Kiviniemi to exchange visions and experiences. DSG Kiviniemi praised the innovative approach taken by Trento, particularly in the domain of refugees and language skills. “The ambitious and innovative profile of the Autonomous Province of Trento is an asset and a source of inspiration for LEED and the OECD as part of our collaboration,” said Ms Kiviniemi.

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