Sergio Chiamparino, former Mayor of Turin



FRONT PAGE
Site Search
About us |
Quiénes somos |
A propos de nous | Über uns |
Mayor Monitor
Directories
Events
Debate


Italian Mayors
World Mayor
World index of mayors
Mayors from Africa
Mayors from Asia & Australia
Mayors from The Americas
Mayors from Europe
Mayors and political parties
World's largest cities
and their mayors


Mayors of the Month
Mayor of Ljubljana

Mayors from Europe
(Former mayors in italics)
| Almada | Amaroussion | Amsterdam (Cohen) | Amsterdam (van der Laan) | Antwerp | Athens | Barcelona | Berlin | Bologna | Bonn | Bremen | Chania | Cologne | Córdoba | Doncaster | Elbasan | Evry | Ghent | Gothenburg | Hamburg | Hartlepool | Kraków | La Laguna | Lewisham | Lille | London (Johnson) | London (Livingstone) | Lyon | Malmö | Middlesbrough | Montreuil-sous-Bois | Moscow | Munich | Nicosia | Nuremburg | Paris | Reims | Rhodes | Riace | Rome (Alemanno) | Rome (Veltroni) | Rouen | Sofia | Stockholm | Stuttgart | Tirana | Tower Hamlets | Turin | Ulm | Vienna | Wroclaw | Zurich (Ledergerber) | Zurich (Mauch) |



City Mayors reports news from towns and cities around the world. Worldwide | Elections | North America | Latin America | Europe | Asia | Africa | Events |


Mayors from The Americas, Europe. Asia, Australia and Africa are competing for the annual World Mayor Award. More


City Mayors ranks the world’s largest as well as richest cities and urban areas. It also ranks the cities in individual countries, and provides a list of the capital cities of some 200 sovereign countries. More


City Mayors reports political events, analyses the issues and depicts the main players. More


City Mayors describes and explains the structures and workings of local government in Europe, The Americas, Asia, Australia and Africa. More


City Mayors profiles city leaders from around the world and questions them about their achievements, policies and aims. More


City Mayors deals with economic and investment issues affecting towns and cities. More


City Mayors reports on how business developments impact on cities and examines cooperation between cities and the private sector. More


City Mayors describes and explains financial issues affecting local government. More


City Mayors lists and features urban events, conferences and conventions aimed at urban decision makers and those with an interst in cities worldwide. More


City Mayors reports urban environmental developments and examines the challenges faced by cities worldwide. More


City Mayors reports on and discusses urban development issues in developed and developing countries. More


City Mayors reports on developments in urban society and behaviour and reviews relevant research. More


City Mayors deals with urban transport issues in developed and developing countries and features the world’s greatest metro systems. More


City Mayors examines education issues and policies affecting children and adults in urban areas. More


City Mayors investigates health issues affecting urban areas with an emphasis on health in cities in developing countries. More


City Mayors examines the importance of urban tourism to city economies. More


City Mayors examines the contributions history and culture make to urban society and environment. More


City Mayors describes the history, architecture and politics of the greatest city halls in the world. More


City Mayors invites readers to write short stories about people in cities around the world. More


City Mayors questions those who govern the world’s cities and talks to men and women who contribute to urban society and environment. More


City Mayors profiles national and international organisations representing cities as well as those dealing with urban issues. More


City Mayors reports on major national and international sporting events and their impact on cities. More


City Mayors lists cities and city organisations, profiles individual mayors and provides information on hundreds of urban events. More

Sergio Chiamparino
Former Mayor of Turin

26 December 2003: Sergio Chiamparino, a graduate in political science, was elected Mayor of the City of Turin on 27 May 2001. He began his political career as local party leader on a town council in the province of Turin of Italy’s left-wing PCI party. His political CV also includes positions as regional secretary of the trade union CGIL and member of parliament in Italy’s Chamber of Deputies.

29 May 2006: Mayor Chiamparino re-elected with more than 66 per cent of the vote

The Mayor’s strategic vision for the City of Turin focuses on economic development and social cohesion. The planning directives for 2001 to 2006 set out how to implement this vision.

In the coming years the development of Turin will proceed in the direction of converging the city’s traditional manufacturing and motor industry – Fiat is headquartered in Turin – with the technical-scientific business sector. The Mayor wishes Turin to become a centre for industrial innovation and be home to information and communication businesses.

This development involves not only efforts to enforce the drive towards innovation but also the renewal of entire industrial areas. New telecommunications and logistical infrastructure needs to be created. The City must also attract and nurture entrepreneurial skills in innovative business sectors and raise education and training to international levels.

The City of Turin will use the 2006 Winter Olympics to promote itself on the worldwide stage. The Games will force the City to complete major infrastructure and cultural projects by 2006 and thus act as a powerful motive to drive Turin’s development forward. The Mayor believes that the 2006 Winter Olympics, together with the City’s ability to complete projects associated with the Games on time and to the highest specifications, will enhance the international image of Turin and lead to further cultural and tourist initiatives.

Turin’s integration within Europe will be strengthened with the completion of the high speed and capacity rail link between Lyon and Milan. Capacity at the City’s international airport will also be increased. While improved rail and air links will make the City more accessible from other European and international business centres, the city is also keen to upgrade its local transport systems.

Mr Chiamparino also believes that for a city to ensure long-term success for its citizens and businesses it must be developed into a humane and safe community. Vulnerable groups of people and minorities must be part of civic society.

Turin, under its Mayor, is developing many projects that aim to improve the quality of life of its people. The needs of families and the new poor are being addressed as a priority. Other projects deal with housing, education of children, the elderly, the integration of first and second generation non-EU immigrants and training-linked employment prospects. The Mayor has also introduced measures to combat crime to give people a greater sense of safety.

Turin's Mayor sees the protection of the environment invariably linked to the promotion of public health and believes that only cities that offer the highest environmental quality will produce economic growth and attract investment.
Sergio Chiamparino interviewed


Mayor Monitor allows you to rate the performance of your mayor More


How good is
your mayor?

City Mayors provides Mayor Monitor (MM) to allow residents and non-residents to rate the performance of mayors from across the world as well as highlight their ‘best’ and ‘worst’ decisions. Mayor Monitor uses the widely understood one-to-ten rating system, where '1' signifies an extremely poor performance and '10' ‘an outstanding one. In addition to rating mayors’ performances, citizens are invited to highlight the best and worst decisions by city leaders.

Over time, Mayor Monitor will provide a valuable track record of mayors’ successes and failures as well as their popularity among residents and a wider public. The results will be published on the City Mayors website and updated monthly.

Please rate your mayor now.