Roberto Montanari is an official of the Emilia-Romagna Region, responsible for the coordination of European projects and international interregional initiatives on Coastal Protection and Integrated Management, by the Directorate General for Territorial and Environmental Care – department for Soil and Coast Protection and Land Reclamation. He has been charged for the start and development of the “Bologna Charter Initiative” and its Joint Action Plan for the protection and sustainable development of Mediterranean coastal areas. He coordinates the Bologna Charter Task Force within the Integrated Maritime Policy Group by the Intermediterranean Commission of the CPMR. By Emilia-Romagna Region he contributed to the formulation of the regional Guidelines for the Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM), for the Component of Physical System, Risks and Protection Strategies. He is the Coordinator of the National Working Group on the “National Guidelines for the protection of the coasts from erosion phenomena and from the effects of climate change” and he’s in the coordination team of the National Board on Coastal Erosion, instituted by the Italian Ministry of Environment, Territory and Sea Protection. He’s involved as adjunct professor at the University of Bologna within Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in WAter and COastal Management, WACOMA 2017-2022, for teachings on integrated management and protection of coastal areas. Currently he’s also WP leader within Eu projects as Co-Evolve, Interreg MED program, and Change-We-Care, Interreg V-A Italy-Croatia CBC program.
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