On 27th October 2016, Water-DROP project coordination team, Filippo Moretti and Lorenza Daroda, were invited to present project results and activites in the Italian success stories section of the meeting held in the Italian Foreign affairs and International Cooperation headquarters, in Rome with ENI CBC MED Joint Managaing Authority, following the adoption of the ENI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme by the European Commission and in view of the launch of the first Call for proposals for standard projects. Objectives The meeting, devoted to the national institutions that will be involved in the promotion, implementation and monitoring of the ENI CBC MED Basin Programme, aims to:Analyze the Italian participation in the Programme 2007-2013;Present in detail the new 2014-2020 Programme (strategic framework, project type, geographical eligibility, main implementing projects implementation rules); Share the outline of the process of mobilization of Italian actors, particularly with regard to advocacy and communication; Evoke the resulting responsibilities of the management and control system. The ultimate goal of this meeting, and of the other meetings organized in all participating countries, is to create a network of institutions able to support and assist the smooth implementation of the Programme. The Italian success stories section had following presentations:
- - Mr. Michele Colavito, Project Manager, Ministry for cultural heritage and activities / Secretariat General: standard project ARCHEOMEDSITES
- - Mr. Filippo Moretti, Project Manager, Lorenza Daroda, Communication Manager, ENEA, Italian National agency for new technologies, Energy and sustainable economic development: standard project Water-DROP
- - Ms. Silvana Di Bono, Project Manager, ARCA: strategic project STS-Med and standard project Net-kite.
Italian present Authorities Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Italian Agency for Territorial Cohesion Ministry of Finance (Inspectorate General for the relations with the European Union IGRUE) Italian Agency of international cooperationOther national authorities and governmental bodies which deal with the topics of the Programme’s strategy: Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Tourism, Public Works Department, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, Institutional members of the ENPI CBC MED Italian National CommitteeAny other national agency which may be interested in the programme strategic objective