1. MEETING WITH ISRAELI DELEGATION Rome, 24 – 25 May 2010 Day 1 – Monday, May 24, 2010 ISFOL, Via G.B. Morgagni 33 - Rome The southern Regions of Italy and the Mediterranean Countries Dr. Massimo RESCE Coordinator, Benevento Branch Office
2. Index• The southern Regions of Italy – The Italian Republic – Governance’s articulation – Identification of southern Regions – Context analysis – The European Cohesion Policy – Objectives 2007 - 2013 – Regional Operational Programme ESF 2007 – 2013, the financial allocation of Convergence Regions – Regional Operational Programme ESF 2007 – 2013, the financial allocation of Convergence Regions per Priority Axis• Policies for Mediterranean – Regional Policies and financing sources – Regional Instruments, directs and indirects – Structural Funds 2007 – 2013, Transnational Cooperation Mediterranean – The European Neighboorhood Policy – National Indicative Programmes 2011-2013, Enpi Countries – Union for the Mediterranean, geographic area of intervention• SWOT analysis of a partnership with the southern Regions of Italy
3. The regions of southern Italy Italian Republic - Articulation of governance Municipalities Provinces Metropolitane Cities Regions States Concurrent competence of States and Regionsa) external relations of Regions at international and european level;b) external trade;c) labor safeguard and security;d) education, with the exception of indipendent educational institutions and vocational education and training system;e) careers;f) scientific and technological research and support to innovation of productive sectors;g) health protection;h) nourishment;i) sport ordinance;l) civil protection;m) territorial government;n) civil seaports and airports;o) wide transport and navigation networks;p) communication ordinance;q) national production, transport and distribution of energy;r) complementary and integrated welfare;s) harmonization of public accounts and coordination of public finance and tributary system;t) enhancement of cultural and environmental heritage and improvement and development of cultural activities;u) saving banks, agricultural banks and credit institutions of regional level;v) land and rural credit bodies of regional level.
4. The regions of southern ItalyIdentification of southern Regions Emblem Region Capital Abruzzo LAquila Molise Campobasso Campania Napoli Puglia Bari Basilicata Potenza Calabria Catanzaro Sicilia* Palermo Sardegna* Cagliari Regions with developmental delay according to EU standards, therefore recipients of more resources
5. The regions of southern ItalyContext Analysis
6. The regions of southern ItalyThe European Cohesion Policy – Objectives 2007 - 2013 The Structural Funds are the financial instruments of European Union (EU) regional policy, which is intended to narrow the development disparities among regions and Member States. The Funds participate fully, therefore, in pursuing the goal of economic, social and territorial cohesion. There are two Structural Funds: •the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is currently the largest. It has provided support for the creation of infrastructure and productive job-creating investment, mainly for businesses; •the European Social Fund (ESF), contributes to the integration into working life of the unemployed and disadvantaged sections of the population, mainly by funding training measures. These Funds will be used to finance regional policy between 2007 and 2013 in the framework of the three new objectives, namely: •the "convergence" objective to accelerate the convergence of the least developed EU Member States and regions by improving growth and employment conditions. •the "regional competitiveness and employment" objective to anticipate economic and social change, promote innovation, entrepreneurship, environmental protection and the development of labour markets which include regions not covered by the Convergence objective. •the "European territorial cooperation" objective to strengthen cooperation at cross-border, transnational and interregional levels in the fields of urban, rural and coastal development, and foster the development of economic relations and networking between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
7. The regions of southern ItalyRegional Operative Programme ESF 2007 – 2013 finacial allocation ofConvergence Regions ROP ESF 2007 - 2013 Finacial allocation per Convergence Regions TOTAL Ob.CONV Basilicata FSE Sicilia Central Puglia Regional Calabria Cam pania €0 € 1.000 € 2.000 € 3.000 € 4.000 € 5.000 € 6.000 M ilio ni Euro
8. Policies for Mediterranean Policies and funding sources for the Regions ERDF European Cohesion PolicyEAFRD ESFEFF Common Agricultural Policy European Neighbourhood Policy (CAP) ENPI ERDF IPA National policies and initiatives Euro-Mediterranean Partnership FSA Mediterranean Bank* Union for the Mediterranean NF - RF InfraMED*
9. The regions of southern ItalyROP ESF 2007 – 2013 financial allocation of Convergence Regionsper priority Axis ROP ESF 2007 - 2013 Ob. CONV finacial allocation per priority Axis Campania 60,00% Calabria Puglia 50,00% Sicilia 40,00% Basilicata 30,00% 20,00% 10,00% 0,00% II- Occupability I- Adaptability III- Social inclusion IV-Human Transnationality VI-Technical VII-Institutional interregionality Assistance Capital Building and V-
10. The policies and the MediterraneanDirect and indirect instruments for Regions Indirect DirectOb. ETC PROGRAMMESA. Internal Cooperation I. Trans-border •State- Regions Initiatives 1. OP Italia – Malta I. Transn-national •OP ESF 1. MED 2007-2013 2. South – East Europe •OP ERDF 3. Central Europe I. Inter-regional •RDP (Inter-territorial and 1. Interreg IV.C Transnational Cooperation – 421) 2. Urbact II 3. Interact II 4. ESPON 2013 5. RfECA. External Cooperation I. Horizontals 1. Stabilitày 2. Democracy and human rights 3. Nuclear Security 4. Humanitarian Aid I. Geographics I. ENPI (CBC: MED and Italy - Tunisia ) II. IPA – DCI -ICI
11. Policies for MediterraneanStructural funds 2007 – 2013, Transnational CooperationMediterranean
12. Policies for MediterraneanThe European Neighboorhood Policy European Candidate and European Union potential candidate Neighbourhood countries Policy
13. Policies for MediterraneanENPI - European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument-National Indicative Programme 2011-2013 ENPI - National Indicative Programme 2011-2013 ENPI - National Indicative Programme 2011-2013COUNTRY PRIORITY AREA MLN Euro COUNTRY PRIORITY AREA MLN Euro Axis_1_ Sustainable development and 72-76 I. Support to political reform 25 culture Lebanon II. Support to socio-economic reforms 91 Algeria Axis__2_Economic growth and employability 96-100 III. Recovery and reinvigoration of the economy 34 total 150 Total Budget ALGERIA 172 I. Improving the quality of human capital 30 - 36 I. Supporting Egypt’s reforms in the areas of 50 democracy, human rights, good Libya II. Increasing the sustainability of economic and 24 – 30 governance and justice social development II. Developing the competitiveness and 189 total 54 - 66 productivity of the Egyptian economy Egypt Axis_1_Development of social policies 116,1 III. Ensuring the sustainability of the 210 development process with effective Axis_2_Economic modernization 50,05 social, economic and environmental policies and better management of Axis_3_Support to institutions 232,2 natural resources Marocco Axis_4_Good governance and human rights 87 totale 450 Axis_ 5 _Environmental protection 87 I. Supporting jordan’s reform in the areas of 45 total 580,5 democracy, human rights media and justice Axis_1_Social and Employability Support 48-64 II .Trade, enterprise and investment 40 Axis_2_Support Programme for inclusion II 84-90 development Jordan III. Developing the competitiveness and productivity of 76-84 III. Sustainability of the growth process 93 Tunisia the economy IV. Supporting reform in the areas of justice 15-20 IV. Support to the implementation of the 45 Action Plan total 240 total 223 I. Support for political and administrative reform 25 I. Support for implementation of the joint 6 II. Support for economic reform 57 Syria priorities agreed in the EU-Israel ENP III. Support for social reforms 47 Israel Action Plan. total 129 total 6
14. Policies for MediterraneanUnion for the Mediterranean, geographic area of intervention UpM
15. SWOT analysis of a partnership withthe regions of southern Italy Strengths Weaknesses •Geographic-cultural Vocation •Diversified Regions, with developmental delay according to •Wide range of policies and european average instruments to develop transnational initiatives •Low investment in international initiatives respect to other interventions Threats Opportunities•Overlaps and failed connection •Growth possibilities with a newbetween policies attention to the Mediterranean•Segmented initiatives •Presence of territorial excellences with a great project culture
16. Thanks for your attention• Sources• http://188.8.131.52/oics4/index.php/it/home• http://ec.europa.eu/world/enp/documents_en.htm• http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/statistics/search_database• http://europa.eu/scadplus/glossary/structural_cohesion_fund_en.htm• http://europa.formez.it/interreg.html• http://www.dps.tesoro.it/QSN/qsn_programmioperativi.asp• http://www.enpi-info.eu/• http://www.governo.it/governo/costituzione/principi.html• http://www.interreg4c.net/• http://www.isfol.it/• http://www.lavoro.gov.it/lavoro/• http://www.regione.basilicata.it/• http://www.regione.calabria.it/• http://www.regione.campania.it/ ISFOL• http://www.regione.puglia.it/ Office of Benevento for the Regions of southern Italy• http://www.regione.sicilia.it/ 82100 – Benevento, 1 Perlingieri Street - Italy Tel. + 39 (0) 824 334073; Fax +39 (0) 824 316862