Making San Marino safer and included through urban regeneration policies, environmental, economic and technological sustainability. The Secretary of the Territory illustrated them in Geneva to the ministries of the UN member states, during the meeting dedicated to urban development, housing and land management. In his speech, Stefano Canti he then cited the General Town Plan and the Management Plan of the UNESCO Site. He then described the contribution policies of San Marino and the incentives for building redevelopment, energy efficiency, reduction of seismic risk and sustainable mobility. Focus, then, on the production of green energy, a central theme in the international debate. Canti spoke of the so-called “on-site exchange” at a distance, a standard for the production of energy from renewable sources through the purchase of photovoltaic panels positioned far from one’s own building, and – he underlined – “makes the Republic of San Marino unique in terms of world”.
Today was instead a day of bilateral meetings. The first, at a high level, in the presence of the San Marino permanent at the United Nations, Ambassador Marcello Beccari, with the UN Undersecretary General and UNECE Executive Secretary, Olga Algayerova, during which the proposal to host a San Marino was formalized, in October next year, the meeting on urban development, accommodation and land management. Proposal that will be voted on tomorrow by the 56 UNECE member countries. “Being able to host the Commission in our country – says Canti – would represent a historic opportunity to reflect San Marino at an international level and to promote innovative policies in the field of planning and management of the territory”. The Secretary then met with the Minister for the Territory of the Government of Andorra, Victor Filloy Franco, to share common policies relating to small states, with particular reference to social housing, land management and energy efficiency policies. The meeting ended with the mutual desire to sign an appendix to the friendship agreement, recently signed by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs. Luca Beccari and by the Head of the Government of the Principality of Andorra Xavier Espot Zamora, and began a technical collaboration between the respective officials of the administrations. The calendar of meetings continued with a visit to “Room 20” of the Palais des Nations, where San Marino sits as a member of the United Nations.