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Address to the 2020 UNESCO Delegation

Venice and its Lagoon was declared a World Heritage site in 1987. In 2014 the UNESCO World Heritage Committee expressed concern about the way various institutions are (mis)managing the site and since then a lot of effort has been invested…

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Pellestrina Appeal

We are here Venice is collaborating with Palazzo Polignac to raise funds for the community of Pellestrina. Palazzo Polignac, which hosts cultural and musical events, held a fundraising concert on the 8th of December. You can help the people of…

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International symposia and conferences

"Sea Change" Conference in Blackpool, UK Laura Onofri, environmental economist, presented the paper "Venice helps save the World" in collaboration with We are here Venice about the potential of the lagoon ecosystem as a carbonsink — at the "Sea Change"…

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Collettivo Barena Bianca

In 2018 WahV began a collaboration with the artist collective Barena Bianca, following their meeting during a workshop at IUAV Visual Arts dept. Barena Primavera-Estate Barena Primavera-Estate was a workshop produced by We are here Venice and curated by the…

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Venice is a real city

‘Venice is a real city’ is a campaign and research project that began in September 2017 to develop a clearer idea of what it is that makes Venice. A sociological study is underway exploring the existing characteristics that people are attached to, their memories, and future aspirations for…

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We are here Venice becomes a member of ASviS

The Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development’s mission is to raise the awareness of the Italian society, economic stakeholders and institutions on the importance of the Global Agenda for sustainable development, bringing together actors who already deal with specific aspects related to the…

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