Giulia Colafrancesco

Senior Policy Advisor Governance & Just Transition

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Giulia works as Senior Policy Advisor Governance & Just Transition at ECCO


Before joining ECCO, Giulia Colafrancesco has mainly worked in the UK within the area of sustainable urban environments. In this framework, she had the chance to work with a vast range of stakeholders, from local councilors, businesses and enterprises, civil society organizations and more. Here, she became familiar and experimented with participatory approaches and community engagement techniques. In particular, Giulia spent the last two years working on active and sustainable travel projects as well as projects on equity, diversity and inclusion.

After a BA in Political Science, Giulia obtained her first Master degree in International Relations in 2015. Following this experience, she graduated at SOAS University of London with a MSc in Migration, Mobility and Development. After a break from the academic world, Giulia is pursuing and MSc in Sustainable Food and Natural Resource with the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales, in partnership with Liverpool John Moore University.

Pubblicazioni di Giulia Colafrancesco

Strategy for public participation and multi-level dialogue in the Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP)

August 2023
WRITTEN BYGiulia Colafrancesco, Chiara Di Mambro
Italy, like other European countries, has been called upon to structure the process of updating the Integrated National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP) through public participation and effective multi-level dialogue, as envisaged by the Energy Union Governance Regulations and reiterated by the Commission’s Guidelines for revision of the Plan. This work shows the availability of resources, time and knowledge to make the NECP a plan that reflects the needs of the country, through a participation-based path.

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