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Italian Pavilion Hosts Forum for Exchange between Guangdong and Venice
Key experts from Italy and China gather to share best practices on balanced and sustainable regional development

As one of the highlights of the Italian Pavilion’s ‘Green Week’, leading experts from Italy and China have gathered at the Shanghai Expo to discuss the challenges associated with achieving sustainable development in rapidly growing urban regions.

Jointly organised by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development, the Venice Expo Committee and the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Italy-China Regional Partnership Programme, the seminar – “Development Trends in China and Italy: Case studies from Guangdong Province and the metropolitan area of Venice analysed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)” – has examined the common tests faced by both regions.