Local Economic Development: an effective approach to reduce inequality?

Can LED strategies  promote a more equitable distribution of income, wealth and access to opportunities and resources?

Key Note Speaker

  • ​Piero Fassino, Mayor of Turin, Italy


  • Josep Roig, Secretary-General of the Union of Local and Regional Governements (UCLG)


  • Hugo Siles Nuñez Del Prado, Minister of Autonomies, Bolivia
  • Hussein Al­ Araj, Minister of Local Government, Palestine
  • Heloisa Menezes, Technical Director, SEBRAE
  • Claudio Cortellese, Chief of the Access to Markets and Skills Unit, Multilateral Investment Fund, Inter-­American Development Bank
  • Carlo Petrini, Founder of Slow Food
  • Marcio Lacerda, President of the National Front of Prefects, Brazil
  • Rosa Pavanelli, Secretary General of Public Service International
  • María José Sánchez Rubio, Adviser of Equality and Social Well­ Being, Government of Andalusia, Spain
  • Nassénéba Touré, Mayor of Odienne, Côte d’Ivoire
  • Antonio Bonfatti, Governor of Santa Fe, Argentina
  • Michel Roy, Secretary General of CARITAS International

Plenary session
Location: Plenary Room - Piazzetta Reale Date: October 14, 2015 Time: 9:00 am - 10:45 am