BIG Project Improving governance, management and sustainability of rural and coastal protected areas and contributing to the implementation of the Natura 2000 provisions in IT and GR Kick Off Meeting Kerkyra, March 28th 2014 PRESENTATION OF PROVINCE OF BRINDISI (PP7)
Province of Brindisi: • 20 Municipalities • Populationofabout 400.000 habitants • South - Eastern part of Italy • Puglia Region • Adriaticland
Some curiosities… • “Brundisium” The origin of the name probably derives from the latin “bhren”, which means “horns” for the peculiar form of its natural port • It was the final point of the Appian Way, the ancient Roman road
Province of Brindisi • The EUROPEAN POLICIES DEPARTMENT is active in international cooperation activities: • It is involved in several projects of European Territorial Cooperation Programmes; • It is PP in 7 projects in the frame of the OP Greece – Italy 2007/2013: • 1st call: GrItCUZINE, LOC PRO II, NETLAM and WAS4D; • 3rd call: EPA and CiProEFFECT • Strategic: BIG
Province of Brindisi • In the last 10 years it manages projects belonging to different Communitary Initiative Programs: • INTERREG IIIA Greece-Italy • INTERREG IIIA Italy-Albany • INTERREG IIIB Archimed • Adriatic New Neighbourhood Programme INTERREG/CARDS-PHARE • Daphne II 2004-2008 • IPA Adriatic • OP Greece – Italy 2007/2013
Province of Brindisi INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION ACTIVITY: Ourprojectspartnersbelong to12 differentcountries: • Greece • Albania • Croatia • Romania • Montenegro • Germany • Bosnia-Herzegovina • Serbia • Portugal • Israel • Turkey • Cyprus
Province of Brindisi • PROJECTS DEAL MAINLY WITH 10 ISSUES: • Logistic and intermodaltransport system (6); • Culture and theatre (3); • Tourism(3); • Localproducts and ruraldevelopment (5); • Environmentsustainability (5); • Water resources(3); • Fish & tourism (2); • Social Policies (3); • Research and development (2); • Istitutional and territorialcooperation (1)
ORANGE PUBLIC MANAGEMENT SRL PRESENTATION AND ACTIVITIES Orange Public Management Srl won the tender for the management activities of BIG project Orange Public Management Srl (O.P.M. Srl) is a specialized company in EU funds - Project Management and it uses valuable experts in EU Project management field.
ORANGE PUBLIC MANAGEMENT PRESENTATION AND ACTIVITIES The contract we are going to sign with Province of Brindisi includes: Coordination activities with LP, PPs, Apulia Region and JTS, Administrative secretary and accountig expenditure project management (deliverable 1.3.7) Updating project website (deliverable 2.2.7); Coordination activities and monitoring of the pilot project “Restoration of coastal dunes in regional park Torre Canne – Torre San Leonardo (deliverable 5.1.1); Support and technical assistance for WP6 activities (deliveralbles 6.1.5, 6.2.5 and 6.3.5)
BIG PROJECT MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATIONAL CHART Mr Sergio Rini Province of Brindisi Head Department Legal Manager Director Mrs Roberta Carone Province of Brindisi Administrative Project Functionary Mr. Giovanni ANTELMI O.P.M. SRL Senior Project Manager Mr. Andrea SANTORO O.P.M. Srl Junior Project Manager
IMPLEMENTANTION ACTIVITIES OF BIG PROJECT SO FAR – PP7 • WP 1 – Management & Coordination • Action 1.2 Project coordination meetings • Participation to the technical meeting in Thessaloniki of 14th March 2014; • Action 1.3 Project management and external audit • First Level Control contracting; • Staff of Province of Brindisi activities assignation; • Project Management tender closed.
IMPLEMENTANTION ACTIVITIES OF BIG PROJECT SO FAR – PP7 • WP 5 – Valorization and sustainability of the • protected areas/Pilot action • Action 5.1 - Deliverable 5.1.1 • Pilot project “Restoration of coastal dunes • in regional park Dune Costiere Torre Canne – Torre San Leonardo • We held several meetings with the Municipality of Ostuni and the Management Body of Regional Park Dune Costiere for an agreement between public bodies for the implementation of the pilot project.
WP5 Pilot project “Restoration of coastal dunes in regional park Dune Costiere Torre Canne – Torre San Leonardo€ 200.000,00 about 55% of our budgetWP6GR – IT sustainable touristic routePromotion of European Chart on Sustainable Tourism€ 106.600,00 MAIN PP7 PROJECT ACTIVITIES
NEXT STEPS TO BE TAKEN FOR PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION TENDER ABOUT EXTERNAL EXPERTSTO CLOSE WITHIN JULY 2014
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