Visit to Trentino and South Tyrol (Italy)
Visit to Trentino and South Tyrol (Italy)
From October 25 to October 28 a group of members of the Association and other European Journalists from several European countries visited the Region Trentino South Tyrol, in Italy.
The program took place under the moto : “Growing European, Developing International and Keeping Local Identity in a Boarder Region”.
The purpose of the visit was fourfold:
- to get to know how a territory that was very poor after WWII has managed to promote with special autonomy to develop and become one of the most prosperous regions of Europe;
- to understand how a small boarder area has promoted and achieved high international development;
- to learn about the experiences of peaceful coexistence among linguistic groups considered to be sseeeeeeeerrt557’
- ugx a world example.
- to bring together European journalists from different countries, cultures and professional experiences to discuss about communicating Europe.
The following topics, visits and meetings were on the program:
Meeting with the Vice-president of the Regional Council of Trentino-South Tyrol
A Region of Emigration Yesterday, a Challenge for Internationalization Today: The Trentino Case Study.
Maurizio Fontanari, Manager for Internationalization and Innovation at the Department for Planning, Research and Innovation of the Autonomous Province of Trento.
Presence and Role of Industry in the Trentino Economy.
Alessandro Santini, Director of Research and Communication of the Association of Entrepreneurs of the Province of Trento.
OECD-LEED Programme (Local Economic and Employment Development ).
The Trento Centre for Local Development and its Role for Economic Development in Central-Eastern and South-Eastern Europe.
Sergio Arzeni, Director of the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development.
International Scope of Research Strategy in a Small European Province.
Cognitive and Communication Technologies for European Languages
Gianni Lazzari, Director of the Interactive Sensory Systems Division of the Institute for Scientific and technological Research Trento.
Visit to the Center for Scientific and Technological Research (ITC-IRST)
Meeting with the Italian Chamber of Journalists
Fabrizio Franchi, President of the Chamber of Journalists of Trentino-South Tyrol.
Presentation of the “Forum of the Journalists of the Mediterranean Area”
Lorenzo Del Boca, President of the Italian National Chamber of Journalists.
European Development of a Boarder Region with Linguistic Minorities – The South Tyrolean case study and the European Cross-boarder Region “Euregio Tirol-South Tyrol-Trentino”
Luis Durnwalder, President of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen and Vice-president of the Autonomous Region Trentino-South Tyro.l
European Projects in South Tyrol
Karl Rainer, Director of the Department for European Affairs of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen.
A Multilingual, International, Practice-Oriented University in a Boarder Region
OSWIN MAURER, Dean of the Faculty for Economy of the Free University of Bolzano/Bozen.
Participation to the conclusion of the International Meeting” Minorities: Law and
Romedi Arquint, President of the “Federal Union of National Minorities” (FUEN)
Martha Stocker, Member of the Regional Government of Trentino South-Tyrol and Vice
President of FUEN.
MIDAS – The European Association of Daily Newspapers in Minority and Regional Languages and the Role of Local Media in the European Communication Policy.
and Autonomies" at the European Academy Bozen/Bolzano
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Visit of the Museum and the special exhibition on the Chachapoya in the Peruvian cloud forest.
Visit of the Iceman (Ötzi), and his accompanying artefacts.
Meeting with the President of the Regional Council of Trentino South Tyrol
Meeting of European Journalists.
The President of the Provincial Government
of South Tyrol, Luis Durnwalder, addresses the
of European Joutnalists.
From left: Karl Rainer, General Director,
Department for Eurpoean Affaires of the
Provincial Government of South Tyrol;
Franz Volgger, Director of Communication
of the Provincial Government of South Tyrol;
Luis Durnwalder, Presient of the Government
South Tyrol; Paolo Magagnotti, President,
European Journalists Association.
EJ journalists in the meeting room of the Regional
Parliament of Trentino-South Tyrol with the
Parliament’s Vice-president Mario Magnani
(left of EJ President Magagnotti).
Sergio Arzeni, Director of the OECD
(Organisation for EconomicCo-operation
and Development) LEED Program addresses
of Journalists addresses the European Jornalists.
Lorezo Del Boca, President of
the Italian Chamber of Journalist
addresses the EJ journalists.
European Journalists interview the Director of
the Interactive Sensory Systems Division of the
Institute for Scientific and Technological Research
(ITC-IRST) Gianni Lazaari, on the TTC-STAR
" Human Language Technologies For Europe” program.
EJ Genaral Assembly in Castle Tyrol
(Dorf Tyrol, Meran).
an overview on the special
Southtyrolean autonomy see “The South
Tyrol Autonomy” in “Documentation”
on the menu of our web.
For the Human Language Technology for Europe see TC-STAR in “Documentation” on the menu of our web.