YICGG 2008

From August 18 to August 26, Rome Tor Vergata University, in close cooperation with Fudan University of Shanghai, Politecnico of Turin, Ceis-Centre for Economic and International Studies and Transition World Studies-Ceeun at Ca’ Foscari University Venice, will hold the Research Competition “Global Governance: Growth and Innovation 2020”, reserved to young doctoral and post graduates students coming from more than 30 countries of the world.

Last March the Rectors of the Partner Universities signed a memorandum with the duration of four years. The first edition of the YICGG-Youth Innovation Competition on Global Governance (YICGG) took place in Shanghai in July 2007, with the participation also of around twenty students for the universities of Tor Vergata and Luiss (Rome), Ca’ Foscari (Venice), Macerata, Udine and Bocconi (Milan).

The program, which had received a positive international attention because of its peculiar character and the approach adopted involving and selecting the participants, will have a Scientific Committee, with a Faculty of almost thirty professors coming from European and Asian universities, under the coordination of Professor Michele Bagella, Dean of the Faculty of Economics of Tor Vergata University, and Professor Giorgio Dominese, lecturer of the postgraduate course for European Studies and responsible for the project.

The sessions of the first week will be hosted by the Casa dell’Aviatore, with a particularly important agreement reached with the General Staff of the Italian Air Force, while the closing days of the event will be held at the Campus of Tor Vergata University and the Faculty of Economics.

This innovative, transnational initiative has received the support of Telecomitalia, IntesaSanpaolo, Centro Ricerche Fiat, Finmeccanica, Ibm, Springer WienNewYork and the Ali-Art Learning Institute of Rome. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Italian Embassy in Beijing have made an important contribution to make this intense international university cooperation possible.

In cooperation with:

Italian Air Force
Italian Air Force UNDP - United Nations
Development Programme