Visionaria. Competition announcement 2015. Siena University award special section


The theme of the 2015 festival: borders
The aim is not to stage a rhetorical celebration of the centennial, but to tell the multifaceted story of what really happened, using different languages and approaches. Our reasoning will revolve around a word which was fundamental for that time and which accompanied and characterised the Great War: borders.

Siena University award special section

“The Earth can live without us, as it has for billions of years. It is we who cannot live without the Earth” (Leonardo Boff)
“The enterprise lies not in imagining an alternative development, but in imagining development alternatives” (Eduardo Gudynas).

The award is open to international shorts in both fiction and documentation categories, on the theme “Food and water”, lasting a maximum of 15 minutes.

The winning short will receive a cash prize of € 1,000.00.

The winner will be announced on Thursday, 27th of August 2015 at the Auditorium of the Italy Pavilion at Expo 2015 in Milan. The awards ceremony and screening of the films selected will take place during the event promoted by Siena University, leader of SDSN Mediterranean (Sustainable Development Solutions Network), and organised by Visionaria.

Deadline for the contest: 31 July 2015

Linking Food Security to Sustainable Agricultural Policies in the Mediterranean. The Experts' Views

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EXPO – Cascina Triulza

Saturday, 20 June 2015
9:30 / 16:30
Civil Society Pavilion
100 Pax Workshop Room

UN SDSN Leadership Council in Paris


Angelo Riccaboni, Rector of the University of Siena, took part in the meeting of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) Leadership Council in Paris. June 4-5.


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