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Milan applauds Wagner and La Scala
Milan, 7 December - Mayor Letizia Moratti welcomed a host of personalities from around the world to La Scala’s gala  premier this evening. The opera was followed by the traditional dinner at Palazzo Marino. After the first act of Wagner’s "Tristan und Isolde", members of high society and Italian and foreign dignitaries and government representatives met in the foyer.
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Expo 2015: French Ambassador Considers Milans Dossier Extremely good
“We support Milan’s bid to host Expo 2015: Milan features a good dossier that has been effectively advocated by Letizia Moratti”. These were the words French Ambassador to Italy, Jean-Marc de La Sablier, used to explain to the press his country’s position on Italy’s bid to host Expo 2015, on the occasion of the conferment of the Légion d'Honneur to the Mayor of Milan. Read >>
World Economic Forum. Milan Mayor Moratti in Davos
Davos. The cities of the world join forces to protect the environment and support truly sustainable development. This is the goal of the “SlimCity” initiative, presented by the Mayor together with her counterpart Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London. Read >>
Moratti in Brussels: We will finance green energy projects. Covenant among European cities to protect the environment
Sustainable Energy Week.
Letizia Moratti and the mayors of another one hundred cities join together to achieve the goals laid out by the EU. “Ecopass” (the traffic charge for polluting cars entering the city’s center), enhancement of public transport, and promotion of renewable energy sources are already a success in Milan and provide an example for other urban areas to follow.
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Expo 2015: Milan hosts 90 BIE countries
165 delegates will be in Milan for the second forum on the Italian bid to host the Universal Exposition. Food security, water for everybody, agricultural development, fighting desertification, safeguarding territories, preventing natural disasters, protecting biodiversity. Read >>
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore supports the city in its bid to host the forthcoming Universal Exposition. BIE delegates are in Milan for the last Forum in support of Italy’s bid to host Expo 2015. Mayor Letizia Moratti welcomed the diplomats with a dinner at Castello Sforzesco yesterday. Nobel laureate Al Gore has stated that he supports the city. Read >>
EXPO 2015: Opening of the Forum Work Session
Responsibility, solidarity, alliance but most importantly determination. In her speech at the Science and Technology Museum, Milan Mayor Letizia Moratti welcomed about 200 BIE delegates and 9 ministers from 94 countries to the International Forum on Working together for Food Safety, Food Security and Health Lifestyle in Milan. Read >>
Milan, 5 February - “Today, we are offering all BIE countries a network of relations among cities. Some are here today, others could not attend but already collaborate with us. During the Expo, this network will make available to all the countries and citizens of the world, itineraries, examples of excellence and best practices, as well as the huge heritage in terms culture, art, science, entrepreneurship, hospitality and taste that our territories have to offer”. Read >>