Urban Alternatives is launched by a collaboration of different actors which are united in their efforts to create a more democratic, just and sustainable world. This map seeks to highlight initiatives that work towards this goal. Proposal for initiatives not listed yet can be made directly on the website. This process is open to new collaborations.


Department of the Commons

Citizen Participation Mechanism

The City of Naples is the first city in Italy to have established a Department of the Commons to promote the commons as a form of use of heritage for the prevailing collective interest. In 2011, the Municipal Statute was amended and the objectives and fundamental values of the City of Naples, including the legal category of the commons, were introduced.

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