Workshop fosters partnerships for sustainable training in northern Italy

Jun 08, 2019 570

BY: Anna Ciccotti

The annual U.S.-Italy Sustainable Training Area Management workshop was held in Udine June 5-6, the fourth in a series that explores ways to find a balance between meeting military training and maintaining environment stewardship.  Program workshops are sponsored by U.S. Armed Forces Europe, and are designed to focus on best practices by bringing together select group of civilian and military stakeholders.

The stakeholders are American and Italian, and their task is to examine the various challenges from a broad and inclusive perspective. Attending the two-day session were officials from the Friuli Venezia Giulia local and regional government, environmental experts, as well as senior leaders from U.S. and Italian armed forces based and operating in northeast Italy.

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