Open government in Italy and in the Sicilian Region

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This short essay collects contributions and documentation relating to Rapportosull’Open Government in Sicilia 2015 (the second Report on Open Government in Sicily),presented in March 31th, 2015 in the DEMS department lecture hall at the University ofPalermo. It is the result of the research carried out in the course compendium of EuropeanAdministrative Law of the academic year of 2014-2015 and of the master’s degree in Scienceof administration and complex organizations.The introductory essay was then presented in the form of a report 2014 to theRoundtable on Administrative transparency after the Legislative Decree no. 33/2013, whichwas organized at the Faculty of Law, University of Palermo, April 10th, 2014 as part of theconference supported by the ‘Group of San Martino’ on Administrative Transparency.Subsequently it was the subject of a lecture held on May 23rd 2014 for the Palermo UniversityMaster degree in Labour law and industrial relations within public administrations incollaboration with the INPS (National Social Security Institute) and the higher School ofEconomy and Finance Ezio Vanoni.A heartfelt thank you goes to the Director of the Department, prof. Giovanni Fiandaca,to the staff and students of DEMS who have worked for the publication of the volume.I am indebted to Marco Mazzamuto, Andrea Piraino and Riccardo Ursi for thosecomments that helped to improve this work for which I am the sole responsible.I intend to dedicate my contribution to the memory of Antonio Romano Tassone, aprofessor of administrative law at the University of Messina, an educated and polite scholar,a leading figure of the Sicilian School of Public Law and among those who have welcomedme into it, who recently died prematurely.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStudi in Memoria di Antonio Romano Tassone
Number of pages27
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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