Urban Flag

Urban Flag Urban Flag is a research and consultancy NGO supporting the understanding and spread of city diplomacy. Urban Flag's action focuses on 4 main urban topics: • Culture and creativity – boosting social, cultural, and economic life by leveraging on urban heritage, creativity and diversity. • Smart cities – improving the quality of life of citizens by introducing innovative digital solutions at urban scale • Urban sustainability – facing climate change by deploying sustainable and resilient urban strategies • Place branding – attracting tourists, talents, companies, and investments by shaping the city’s internal and external perception Urban Flag acts as an innovative platform connecting urban studies and practice to develop and share in-depth understanding of the scope, the challenges and the opportunities of city branding and diplomacy.

The first episodes of the #CityDiplomacy Students' Podcast are online! Sciences Po | PSIA students explore how leading #...
23/12/2020
City Diplomacy Students' Podcast

The first episodes of the #CityDiplomacy Students' Podcast are online! Sciences Po | PSIA students explore how leading #citynetworks are evolving to address the #COVID19 crisis.

ICLEI World Secretariat MedCities #HumanRightsCitiesNetwork

https://soundcloud.com/citydiplomacy

Podcast series realized by City Diplomacy graduate students at Sciences Po - Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) Professor: Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi, PhD

What is the link between the seemingly opposite trends towards #CityDiplomacy and #HyperLocalism? #UrbanFlag's chair Lor...
14/12/2020
Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar: Pandemic and Re-Shaping The Urban Landscape: Hyper Localization and 15-Minute Cities. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the webinar.

What is the link between the seemingly opposite trends towards #CityDiplomacy and #HyperLocalism? #UrbanFlag's chair Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi will explore this topic at this upcoming webinar organized by Columbia Global Centers l Rio de Janeiro, Columbia Global Centers l Istanbul, and Columbia Global Centers l Amman
This Wednesday, December 16, at 5 pm CET.
Registration: https://bit.ly/emergency-urbanism-2

11:00 am New York, 1:00 pm Rio De Janeiro, 6:00 pm Amman, 7:00 pm Istanbul Public health measures to mitigate community transmission of COVID-19 have generated a new impetus for re-thinking our urban landscape. These measures overhauled cities' mobility cultures, limiting human movement to a distanc...

26/11/2020
Semaine De La Cuisine Italienne Dans Le Monde - Paris

For those who missed it, here is the recording of the webinar "L'action internationale des villes pour l'alimentation durable", hosted this morning by the Italian Embassy in Paris.
Representatives from #Milano, #Bergamo, #Bordeaux, and #Grenoble discuss with Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi (Urban Flag) how #citydiplomacy is enhancing multilevel and multistakeholder cooperation and innovation for more sustainable and resilient urban food systems.

#MilanUrbanFoodPolicyPact #MUFPP #FoodTrails #FoodPolicy

Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Eurocities Comune di Milano Food Policy Milano Comune di Bergamo Métropole de Grenoble Bordeaux Métropole

"L’action internationale des villes pour l’alimentation durable", webinaire organisé et modéré par Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi, enseignant de City Diplomacy à Sciences Po et à l’École Polytechnique et président du think tank Urban Flag

Avec la participation de:
- Salima Djidel, Vice-présidente à la Santé, la Stratégie et la Sécurité Alimentaire de Grenoble-Alpes Métropole
- Christophe Sanchez, Chef de Cabinet du Mairie de Bergame
- Chiara Pirovano, Chargée de mission dans le cadre de la Food Policy, Mairie de Milan
- Morgane Scouarnec, Chargée de mission Gouvernance alimentaire, Bordeaux Métropole

#AmbassadedItalieParis #ConsolatoGeneraledItaliaParis #MilanUrbanFoodPolicyPact #ChiaraPirovano #ComunediMilano #ChristopheSanchez #ComunediBergamo #MorganeScouarnec #BordeauxMétropole #SalimaDjidel #GrenobleAlpesMétropole #LorenzoKihlgrenGrandi #UrbanFlag #CityDiplomacy #SciencesPo #EcolePolytechnique #ENIT #ICE #vivereallitaliana #italianfood #IlikeItaly #SemaineDeLaCuisineItalienneDansLeMondeParis #ItalianTaste2020 #SettimanaCucinaItaliana #vivereallitaliana #LeGoutExtraordinaireDeLitalie

You speak French and are interested in how city diplomacy is enhancing urban food systems' sustainability and resilience...
20/11/2020

You speak French and are interested in how city diplomacy is enhancing urban food systems' sustainability and resilience? Register to join the conversation led by Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi (Urban Flag) with representatives from Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Comune di Milano Comune di Bergamo Métropole de Grenoble Bordeaux Métropole on November 26th at 11:00 CET: https://maeci.webex.com/maeci/onstage/g.php?MTID=e70f5efeceb48fc17f5950ec4031aca6d
Webinar co-organized by the Italian Embassy in Paris and Consolato Generale d'Italia a Parigi in the framework of 5ème Semaine de la Cuisine Italienne dans le Monde 2020 - France

"While EU funds are needed to fuel post-pandemic urban innovation, they will hardly suffice. The solution lies in enhanc...
16/11/2020

"While EU funds are needed to fuel post-pandemic urban innovation, they will hardly suffice. The solution lies in enhanced multilateral, multilevel, and multistakeholder partnerships, allowing cities to join forces with their peers, other layers of government, and local actors” – dr. Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi, chair of Urban Flag, speaking at the #EURegionsWeek. Recording available here https://europa.eu/regions-and-cities/programme/sessions/1593_en
European Committee of the Regions European Commission ALDA (Association of Local Democracy Agencies)

"Face à la pandémie, il faut changer les fondamentaux et les paradigmes de développement de nos villes. Seul un urbanism...
22/06/2020

"Face à la pandémie, il faut changer les fondamentaux et les paradigmes de développement de nos villes. Seul un urbanisme collaboratif peut apporter des solutions”.
Charaf-Eddine FQIH BERRADA, président de Cobaty International ASBL, interviewé par Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi (Urban Flag) pour #LesClésDeLaVille, le podcast de l'AIMF - Association Internationale des Maires Francophones
https://www.aimf.asso.fr/Covid-19-Un-podcast-pour-penser-la-reponse-des-villes-pendant-et-apres-la-crise.html

Rete Italiana delle Città del Dialogo
19/06/2020
Rete Italiana delle Città del Dialogo

Rete Italiana delle Città del Dialogo

📆 Si è svolto ieri pomeriggio l'incontro online delle #CittàDelDialogo.

📌 La prima parte del meeting è stata dedicata ad una analisi delle politiche interculturali emerse durante l'emergenza #Covid19 ed è stata introdotta da Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi docente di City Diplomacy a Sciences Po e al Politecnico di Parigi e presidente del think-tank Urban Flag

📊 Successivamente, le Città della Rete si sono confrontate e ci hanno raccontato in che modo, durante questa fase emergenziale, hanno saputo trasformare la crisi in opportunità per rilanciare il tema dell'#interculturalità a livello locale.

📽 Per saperne di più e per vedere la registrazione dell'incontro, leggi la news sul sito di ICEI, coordinatore tecnico della Rete italiana del programma delle Intercultural Cities / Cités interculturelles del Council of Europe ⬇️

What will interculturality look like in the post-Covid-19 city? Exciting discussion between #CittàDelDialogo members int...
18/06/2020

What will interculturality look like in the post-Covid-19 city?
Exciting discussion between #CittàDelDialogo members introduced by Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi (Urban Flag)
Intercultural Cities / Cités interculturelles

🗣 𝗟𝗲 𝗖𝗶𝘁𝘁𝗮̀ 𝗱𝗲𝗹 𝗗𝗶𝗮𝗹𝗼𝗴𝗼 𝗮 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗼

Si è da poco concluso il nostro incontro online dedicato alle prospettive oltre l'emergenza #Covid19. Grazie a tutte le persone che hanno partecipato e che hanno arricchito questo spazio di confronto e di riflessione.

Dalle testimonianze raccolte è emerso il prezioso contributo che tutte le comunità hanno dato per fronteggiare l'emergenza.

La promozione dell' #interculturalità e il lavoro a favore di società più inclusive rimangono sempre al centro delle nuove sfide che ci attendono! #CittàDelDialogo

Comune di Milano Comune di Reggio Emilia Comune di Novellara Comune di Olbia Comune Di Pontedera Città di Torino Comune di Casalecchio di Reno Centro Interculturale Mondinsieme

Intercultural Cities / Cités interculturelles
#ICCities

Quand la relance économique et sociale invite à réimaginer la ville. Rosannie Filato Villeray, membre du Comité Exécutif...
02/06/2020
COVID-19 : la réponse de Montréal

Quand la relance économique et sociale invite à réimaginer la ville. Rosannie Filato Villeray, membre du Comité Exécutif de la Ville de Montréal, présente les dimensions locales et internationales de la stratégie montréalaise pour l’après-crise.
À écouter sur #LesClésDeLaVille, le podcast de l'AIMF - Association Internationale des Maires Francophones, réalisé par Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi (Urban Flag).

Les Clés de la Ville, le podcast de l'AIMF - Association Internationale des Maires Francophones. Un projet réalisé et présenté par Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi. Épisode 6 - COVID-19 : la réponse de Mont

12/05/2020
Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli

Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli

#StaffettaconlaStoria
'Ovunque spunti anche una flebile pianta di internazionalità annaffiala con l'acqua viva della tua coscienza nazionale".

Cooperazione, fiducia, mutuo appoggio sono parole d’ordine che emergono anche nel dibattito pubblico odierno: per il nuovo appuntamento di #StaffettaConLaStoria Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi, Sciences Po, legge 'La crisi della civiltà' di Johan Huizinga, introduzione di David Bernardini.

Ogni lunedì – dagli archivi delle nostra Fondazione – una voce storica come spunto per guardare al futuro.
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#StagioneAlternativa 2019/2020 MiBACT Comune di Milano Fondazione Cariplo la Feltrinelli @Giangiacomo Feltrinelli Editore Eni

City diplomacy as a tool to manage the crisis and imagine the city of tomorrow. Article (in Italian) by Lorenzo Kihlgren...
10/05/2020
Il ruolo delle città nell'emergenza - Affarinternazionali

City diplomacy as a tool to manage the crisis and imagine the city of tomorrow. Article (in Italian) by Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi and Cecilia Emma Sottilotta for AffarInternazionali
Istituto Affari Internazionali - IAI Beppe Sala C40 Cities Cittaslow International

Città e Covid-19: la dimensione urbana della pandemia ci mostra come la solidarietà transnazionale dei centri possa essere esempio per il futuro

Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli
30/04/2020
Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli

Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli

Quanti morti si sarebbero potuti evitare se gli Stati avessero collaborato e coordinato la propria risposta? Se lo chiede
Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi, Sciences Po, affrontando il tema degli Stati - nazione e il ruolo delle città fra diplomazia, equilibri politici e istituzionali e solidarietà. #FuorileIdee

Comune di Milano C40 Cities

The origin of the Covid-19 crisis is closely connected to the destruction of biodiversity and natural habitats. To explo...
24/04/2020
Urban Voices - Agriculture and biodiversity in cities with Paola Mugnier

The origin of the Covid-19 crisis is closely connected to the destruction of biodiversity and natural habitats. To explore the potential of welcoming nature in the city while preserving biodiversity Lou Garcia has interviewed Paola Mugnier, Women4Climate laureate and co-founder of Urbalia.
Listen to the interview here: https://soundcloud.com/urbanflag/agriculture-and-biodiversity

#cities #sustainabledevelopment #urbanagriculture #C40 #Women4Climate #urbanbiodiversity

Around the world, large cities are mainly covered with concrete. What if they weren't? What if biodiversity and agriculture regained their place in our cities? What would be the benefits for humans an

NYC is one of the epicenters of the COVID-19 crisis. What does that mean in terms of gender equity? What lessons can we ...
17/04/2020

NYC is one of the epicenters of the COVID-19 crisis. What does that mean in terms of gender equity? What lessons can we learn to build a more sustainable post-coronavirus city? Listen to the new episode of our podcast, featuring the participation of Jacqueline Ebanks, Executive Director of the New York City Commission on Gender Equity, Martina Rogato, Head of the Italian Delegation to W20, and Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi, Chair of Urban Flag
👉 https://soundcloud.com/urbanflag/gender-equity-nyc

Cecilia Sottilotta, Assistant Professor of International Relations and Global Politics at The American University of Rom...
16/04/2020

Cecilia Sottilotta, Assistant Professor of International Relations and Global Politics at The American University of Rome, shares her take on the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on cities.
Listen to the full discussion here: https://www.urbanflag.org/podcast/

How is Covid-19 impacting women's life in cities around the world? How should cities respond in order to pursue their pa...
15/04/2020

How is Covid-19 impacting women's life in cities around the world? How should cities respond in order to pursue their path toward gender equity and women's empowerment? Listen to the new episode of our podcast, with the insightful participation of Pam Rajput, Giulia Maci, Amanda Fléty Martinez, Martina Rogato and Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi

https://soundcloud.com/urbanflag/city-diplomacy-women

United Cities and Local Governments Cities Alliance Young Women Network W20

Dr. Agis Tsouros, former Director of Policy and Governance at the World Health Organization (WHO), presents cities' edge...
13/04/2020

Dr. Agis Tsouros, former Director of Policy and Governance at the World Health Organization (WHO), presents cities' edge in responding to the ongoing pandemic.
Find out more in our "Cities vs. Covid-19" podcast - https://www.urbanflag.org/

Special thanks to Piero Pelizzaro, Chief Resilience Officer at Comune di Milano for participating in our podcast on citi...
10/04/2020

Special thanks to Piero Pelizzaro, Chief Resilience Officer at Comune di Milano for participating in our podcast on cities' response to #covid19 and sharing his take on the best use of smart technologies in addressing the crisis.
👉 https://soundcloud.com/urbanflag
Global Resilient Cities Network

Bold change will be needed in post Covid-19 urban life, tells Aziza Akhmouch of OECD. Find out more on our podcast: http...
08/04/2020

Bold change will be needed in post Covid-19 urban life, tells Aziza Akhmouch of OECD. Find out more on our podcast: https://soundcloud.com/urbanflag
Lorenzo KG Cecilia Sottilotta

From mitigation to innovation, the COVID-19 crisis is generating bold responses by cities all over the world.Many thanks...
04/04/2020

From mitigation to innovation, the COVID-19 crisis is generating bold responses by cities all over the world.
Many thanks to our speakers for this inspiring conversation about the present and the future of urban areas
https://soundcloud.com/urbanflag

OECD World Health Organization (WHO) Comune di Milano Global Resilient Cities Network Cittaslow International The American University of Rome

It is happening in cities - and cities are reacting. Cities vs Covid-19, Urban Flag’s new podcast hosted by Lorenzo Kihl...
30/03/2020

It is happening in cities - and cities are reacting.
Cities vs Covid-19, Urban Flag’s new podcast hosted by Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi and Cecilia Emma Sottilotta. With the participation of Aziza Akhmouch of OECD, Piero Pelizzaro of Comune di Milano, Pier Giorgio Oliveti of Cittaslow International and Agis Tsouros, former World Health Organization (WHO)
Available April 4 on www.urbanflag.org
#citydiplomacy #coronavirus

Once the Covid-19 crisis is resolved, many cities will have to rebuild their capacity to attract tourists, companies and...
19/03/2020
A New Season for Cultural City Branding | USC Center on Public Diplomacy

Once the Covid-19 crisis is resolved, many cities will have to rebuild their capacity to attract tourists, companies and investors. They could greatly benefit from adopting this participatory approach to cultural city branding.
Article by Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi for the USC Center on Public Diplomacy

The CPD Blog is intended to stimulate dialog among scholars and practitioners from around the world in the public diplomacy sphere. The opinions represented here are the authors' own and do not necessarily reflect CPD's views. For blogger guidelines, click here.

L’évolution de la diplomatie des villes offre des outils puissants et inédits pour le développement urbain. Les suggesti...
13/03/2020

L’évolution de la diplomatie des villes offre des outils puissants et inédits pour le développement urbain. Les suggestions de Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi pour permettre à toute ville française d'en profiter.
Cités Unies France Afccre AFD - Agence Française de Développement Eurocities France Diplomatie Terra Nova Think Tank France urbaine AIMF - Association Internationale des Maires Francophones

🌇 #Municipales2020
Le nouveau rôle international des villes (et pourquoi il faut l'encourager)
Nos propositions par Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi
➡️ http://tnova.fr/notes/le-nouveau-role-international-des-villes-et-pourquoi-il-faut-l-encourager

Les Maires et les représentants de #Tunis, #Ouagadougou, #Namur, #Casablanca et #CGLU présentent les enjeux du #marketin...
27/01/2020
Les Clés de la Ville - Épisode 2 - Le marketing territorial

Les Maires et les représentants de #Tunis, #Ouagadougou, #Namur, #Casablanca et #CGLU présentent les enjeux du #marketingterritorial au microphone de Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi pour #LesClésDeLaVille, le podcast de l'AIMF - Association Internationale des Maires Francophones
👉 https://soundcloud.com/aimfrancophones/les-cles-de-la-ville-episode-2

Agenda 21 for culture | wecasablanca | Ville de Namur (Page officielle) | Mairie de Ouagadougou officiel | Municipalité de la ville de Tunis بلدية مدينة تونس

Les Clés de la Ville, le podcast de l'AIMF - Association Internationale des Maires Francophones. Un projet réalisé et présenté par Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi. Épisode 2 - Le marketing territorial Avec

Quel est le rôle de la #diversité culturelle et religieuse dans le développement des villes? Notre président Lorenzo Kih...
23/12/2019
Les Clés de la Ville - Épisode 1 - La diversité

Quel est le rôle de la #diversité culturelle et religieuse dans le développement des villes? Notre président Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi en parle sur #LesClésDeLaVille, le podcast de l'AIMF - Association Internationale des Maires Francophones, en compagnie des Maires et représentants de #Kinshasa, #Ouagadougou, #BoboDioulasso, #Sousse et #Marrakech.
Disponible également sur Apple Podcasts, Stitcher et Spotify.
Mairie de Ouagadougou officiel Ville de Kinshasa Ville Marrakech Commune de Sousse, الصفحة الرسمية لبلديـــة سوسة Mairie Bobo Dioulasso

Les Clés de la Ville, le podcast de l'AIMF - Association Internationale des Maires Francophones. Un projet réalisé et présenté par Lorenzo Kihlgren Grandi. Épisode 1 - La diversité Avec la participa

Artists have always connected cities. Tonight we celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death, as well as the Rei...
24/06/2019

Artists have always connected cities. Tonight we celebrate the 500th anniversary of Leonardo's death, as well as the Reims-Florence and Reims-Nagoya twinning agreements. Association "Italiani à Reims" Musées de Reims Reims Rayonnement International

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20/05/2019

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