Home / News stories

Health and Environment – Conference: Civic Observers and Local Authorities: Thematic focus on the role of civic observers and local authorities in the territory of the “Pact”

Mattia Brazzale, Assistant to Secretary General’s Office, participated to the conference Civic Observers and Local Authorities: Thematic focus on the role of civic observers and local authorities in the territory of the “Pact”, which was held in Naples, in Palazzo Salerno, on Saturday 28th November 2015.

Following the signature of the MoU foreseen by the Project COHEIRS, between the civic observers, the local authorities of the territory, ALDA, ISBEM, and the representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the conference debated the current situation in the area located in the provinces of Naples and Caserta, where the civic observers are acting. Today there are 350 active civic observers, who are working with the municipalities, the prefecture and the police for fighting against waste fires, the protection of the environment and for raising awareness amongst local communities on the importance of responsible behaviours in waste management.

The conference gathered together around 90 representatives of CSOs, LAs and citizens of the territory concerned by the Pact. The conference was chaired by Mr Donato Cafagna vice Prefect and appointed by the Italian Ministry of Internal Affairs for waste fires in Campania Region. The other speakers were the General Francesco Luigi De Leverano, Mr Domenico Tuccillo (President of ANCI Campania and Mayor of Afragola), Mr Fulvio Bonavitacola (Vice-President of Campania Region), Prof. Alessandro Distante (President of ISBEM) , Mr Raffaele Del Giudice (Deputy Mayor of Naples), Mr Stefano Vaccari (Italian Ministry for Agriculture), Mr Giovanni Corbetta (CEO of Ecopneus), and Mr Raffaele Scognamiglio (Coordinator of SMA Campania).

Mattia Brazzale presented ALDA, its involvement in COHEIRS Project and the EU Programme Europe for Citizens

Useful links: 

Programme of the conference

Condividi su Facebook Condividi su Twitter Condividi su Google+ mail
Subscribe Newsletter:

Subscribe to ALDA monthly newsletter, available in five languages - English, French, Italian, Serbian, and Russian

Office in Strasbourg

Council of Europe
1, avenue de l'Europe 
F-67075 Strasbourg - France

Phone: +33 3 90 21 45 93
Fax: +33 3 90 21 55 17
General contact:

Office in Brussels

Rue Belliard 20
Bruxelles 1040
Public transportation: Metro, stop "Arts-Loi", lines 1, 2, 5, 6

Phone: +32 (0)2 430 24 08

Office in Vicenza

Viale Milano 66
36100 Vicenza - Italy

Phone: +39 04 44 54 01 46
Fax: +39 04 44 23 10 43
Mail :



Office in Skopje

Bld. Partizanski odredi 43B/1-5
1000 Skopje, Macedonia

Phone: +389 (0) 2 6091 060

Office in Subotica

Trg Cara Jovana Nenada 15
SRB-24000 Subotica - Serbia 

Phone: +381 24 554 587
Fax: +381 24 554 587