Forum per la Laguna di Venezia
Establishment of the "Forum per la
The "Institute for the Lagoon of Venice"
named "Forum per la Laguna" is established with legal seat in Venice, calle del
Dose da Ponte, S. Marco 2746.
Its aims are the
dissemination and the coordination of information concerning the Lagoon of
Venice and the promotion of compatible activities in the Lagoon and in its
The field of activity of the Institute is
the whole watershed of the Lagoon and it can operate on the national
The Executive Committee can decide to
establish Offices and Representatives both in Italy and
Goals, objectives and
The aim of the Institute is to build a
direct and effective link between citizens from all social ranks and those who
make public decisions.
The Institute intends to
promote public participation in national and local programs of intervention in
the Lagoon and in its management.
is one of the paths towards the achievement of necessary interventions for the
conservation, the valorisation and the development of such a delicate and
The Institute, excluding any goal
of profit, pursues the following aims :
- the diffusion and the coordination of information on the
state of environment in the Lagoon of Venice and in its hydrographic
- the involvement of different groups and interests workshops
on subjects concerning the Lagoon;
- the promotion and implementation of a varied system of rules,
positive actions, eco-compatible uses of the hydrographic basin of the
- the encouragement of activities in the scientific, cultural
and artistic fields through the promotion of meetings, between the great
technological and cognitive achievements and their productive, social and
In order to pursue
such aims the Institute shall :
- create an information centre on the environment on the
territory of the Lagoon for those people who are interested in it. This
activity will be accomplished through contacts with major research groups and
links with major data-banks dealing with such themes;
- publish a regular newsletter addressed both to the general
public and to people and groups directly involved (administrators,
politicians, businessmen) supplying information on current research and
present studies and on new administrative events;
- establish a library collecting the most detailed and specific
literature on the subject, accessible to researchers and to concerned citizens
(associations, groups, and private citizens);
- supervise the publication of an annual report on the "State
of Affairs" and other reports on specific subjects;
- organise meetings and public hearings, and prepare and
disseminate their reports.
approval of the Assembly of the Founding Members - enough the favourable vote of
at least three fourths of those entitled - the Institute can establish Companies
for the development of specific aims which are among the Institute's own aims,
that is to say, functional to them.
shall moreover work as a supporting structure for Associations, groups and
Centres pursuing aims coinciding, even partly, with its own.
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Forum per la Laguna
Campo S. Maurizio
2746, 30124 Venezia, Italy
Telephone +39 41 521
2830 Facsimile +39 41 521
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