World Mayor 2020

Villa del Conte Mayor Argenti
Antonella Argenti
Mayor of Villa del Conte, Italy
answers your questions


World Mayor invited participants in the 2021 Project to put questions to Antonella Argenti. From the questions received, a representative selection was forwarded to the Mayor. He replies with candour and thoughtfulness.


Antonella Argenti, Mayor of Villa del Conte, Italy, since 2019


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THE INTERVIEW

Question by Linda F., Italy:
What made you enter politics and decide to run for Mayor of Villa del Conte?

Mayor Argenti replies:
The desire to contribute personally to the wellbeing of people and the care of things.

Il desiderio di contibuire personalmente al benessere di persone e cura delle cose.


Question by Viviana and Samuele C., London:
What are your priorities for Villa del Conte? How have they changed since you became mayor?

Mayor Argenti replies:
My priorities are health, safety and social and economic development. The priorities with my team have become concrete objectives with actions, works and projects carried out and a lot of work by everyone.

Le mie priorita sono la salute , la sicurezza e lo sviluppo sociale ed economico. Le priorità, con la mia squadra sono diventati obiettivi concreti, con azioni, opere e progetti realizzati e tantissimo lavoro da parte di tutti


Question by Stefano V., Villa del Conte:
Has being a woman in politics meant you had to try harder, work harder than men to achieve what you have achieved?

Mayor Argenti replies:
Being a woman in politics is tiring because my family has been deprived of a mother's time, but it is a strength because a mother knows unconditional love and caring for people very well

Essere donna in politica è faticoso perche la mia famiglia è stata privata del tempo di una mamma , ma è una forza perche una mamma conosce l 'amore incondizionato e la cura per le persone molto bene.


Question by Giuseppe L, Vincenza:
What have you learnt from the Covid pandemic? What should we all have learnt?

Mayor Argenti replies:
The pandemic taught me and taught us few things, certainly the potential of technology, but above all the strength of mutual love, which is the engine and meaning of life.

La pandemia mi ha e ci ha insegnato poche cose, sicuramente le potenzialità della tecnologia , ma soprattutto la forza dell'amore reciproco che è motore e significato della vita.


Question by Davis T. and Roberto Z., Villa del Conte:
How did you and your team work together during the Covid pandemic? Did you all agree that dealing with loneliness should be a priority?

Mayor Argenti replies:
We worked very united and very determined with the only goal, to bring everyone to full health. we have worked on loneliness because we are all convinced that it is the greatest drama of progress.

Abbiamo lavorato molto uniti e molto determinati con il solo obiettivo, portare tutti alla piena salute . Abbiamo lavorato sulla solitudine perchè siamo tutti convinti che sia il dramma piu grande del progresso


Question by Marco V., Villa del Conte:
Your initiative to deal with loneliness has been widely admired. Have you ever thought of a similar initiative to bring the young and elderly closer together?

Mayor Argenti replies:
We have made more projects to unite junior and senior, with videos and letters exchanged during lockdown, now projects are ready that they will have to work on together. each child will have to "adopt" a wise elder from the country to help each other.

Abbiamo realizzato piu progetti per unire junior e senior, con video e lettere scambiate durante lockdown, ora sono pronti progetti su cui dovranno lavorare insieme. Ogni bambino dovra "adottare" un anziano saggio del paese per aiutarsi a vicenda.


Question by Georgio D., Italy:You have been successful as mayor of a small town. Would you like one day to be mayor of a larger city?

Mayor Argenti replies:
I am happy to be the Mayor of Villa del Conte because I can help and know all my citizens directly, what I will do when I grow up I still don't know (she says with a smile)

Sono felice di essere il Sindaco di Villa del Conte perche posso aiutare e conoscere direttamente tutti i miei cittadini , quello che farò da grande ancora non lo so (lo dice sorridendo)


Question by Lara B., Italy:
You have been Mayor of Villa del Conte since 2019. During your two years in office what difference, do you think, you have made to your fellow citizens?

Mayor Argenti replies:
I think I have contributed to improving the decorum and safety of roads, buildings and roads and above all I am almost sure that I have turned on the lamp of union and help between people and associations, essential for everyone's growth, without leaving anyone alone and last. Even with the recent councilor for kindness

Penso di aver contribuito a migliorare il decoro e la sicurezza di viabilità, edifici e strade e soprattutto sono quasi sicura di aver acceso la lampada dell'unione e dell'aiuto tra persone e associazioni , indispensabile per la crescita di tutti, senza lasciare nessuno solo e ultimo.
Anche con il recente assessore alla gentilezza.