analisi del turismo sostenibile sustainable tourism analysis sviluppo locale local development SDGs
Friday September 24th, 2021 ARCO LAB

Sustainable tourism analysis: promoting territories and local contexts

Sustainable tourism promotes the enhancement and protection of socio-cultural and environmental resources at local level. It also allows to revitalise specific areas and their communities by focusing on their special features in order to open up new future prospects for inclusive and sustainable development. Through the sustainable tourism analysis, local authorities can plan new strategies [...]

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Friday September 17th, 2021 ARCO LAB

CapabITALY, the Italian academic network for sustainable human development

CapabITALY is a network of scholars, lecturers, researchers who apply the principles of the Capability Approach in different disciplines. The networks aims at promoting evidence-based policies for sustainable human development. Capability Approach The Capability Approach is a theoretical framework introduced by Nobel Prize Laureate in Economics  Amartya Sen in the 1980s. This approach has since [...]

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Wednesday September 1st, 2021 ARCO LAB

What is a Voluntary Local Review and why is it important for the SDGs Localization?

The Voluntary Local Review (VLR) is an analysis of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for a specific local context, a very important monitoring tool for SDGs implementation at city or regional level. The process of SDGs localization that starts with the Voluntary Local Review allows local authorities to identify their own priorities and territorial specificities. [...]

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Thursday July 29th, 2021 ARCO LAB

SDGs Localization, 6 Policy Guidelines for social cohesion and social and solidarity economy best practices

The pandemic is widening the structural inequalities that exist within and among countries, not only for the most vulnerable groups of people but also for vulnerable territories, threatening both social and territorial cohesion. Moreover, the pandemic is making evident the interconnections between the social, economic and environmental spheres, alerting us to the importance of achieving [...]

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Wednesday July 21st, 2021 ARCO LAB

Community health financing: a model to protect households from unexpected health costs in informal settings

In low- and middle-income countries, catastrophic health expenditures and economic hardship constitute a common risk for households’ welfare. Community health financing (CHF) represents a viable option to improve financial protection, but robust impact evaluations are needed to advance the debate concerning universal health coverage in informal settings. In their latest article “Financial protection and coping […]

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Tuesday July 13th, 2021 ARCO LAB

Next Generation Prato: scientific supervision for the PNRR local strategy in the Municipality of Prato

With the Next Generation Prato, the document outlining strategies and projects to exploit the opportunities offered by the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR), the Municipality of Prato continues its process towards ecological, digital and circular transition. The document Next Generation Prato is the result of a participatory work, which stems from the permanent working […]

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Thursday July 1st, 2021 ARCO LAB

RigenERPrato: Social Impact Bonds as a possible solution to the housing emergency?

The project RigenERPrato, financed by the Department of Public Administration within the Social Innovation Fund, aims at supporting the process towards achieving personal autonomy for families hosted in public housing units in the Municipality of Prato. The project main programmed activities include the provision of personalised support services that can meet the specific household needs […]

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Wednesday June 9th, 2021 ARCO LAB

Fostering the inclusion of children with disabilities: the Emancipatory Research in Tanzania

In the Iringa District, conditions of children with disabilities and their families are very harsh. Despite some improvements in policies and regulations, the situation for education access is still critical. In fact, children with disabilities are often abandoned to themselves, hidden at home, and deprived of the opportunity to go to school.  In order to [...]