The participatory process of the Air and Climate Plan of the Municipality of Milan won a “Special Mention” at the 15th edition of the “Best Practice in Citizen Participation” Award, of the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy!

We are proud to have taken part in this process of participation and engagement of citizens and stakeholders, together with AMAT and the EIT-Climate-KIC, which financed part of path with the Deep Demonstrator project. The good participatory practices implemented, such as transparency, the mapping of the actors and the focus on inclusion, were particularly appreciated by the international jury. The methodology used also received particular attention, especially the level of coordination and multi-sectoral co-responsibility it carried out.

Here you can review the interviews with Dr. Eugenio Petz and Dr. Giuseppina Sordi, from the Municipality of Milan, regarding the “Special Mention” of the Plan’s participatory process.

The Award saw 51 candidates, coming from: Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Croatia, Italy, Mexico, Mozambique, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Senegal, Spain, Sweden and Turkey.

The International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD) is an international network open to all cities, organizations and research centers interested in learning about, exchanging and applying experiences of participatory democracy at the local level.