Briefs, Data Cards and Windows

This section includes:

- OpenCoesione briefs: providing information and food for thought on cohesion policies and specific aspects related to ongoing projects, as well as updates to published data.

- Data Cards: a selection of projects dedicated to specific issues or events for the purpose of highlighting the contribution made by cohesion policies, while promoting the initiatives financed and related content in a clear manner supported by charts and figures.


Data Card - Universiade 2019

The 30th Summer Universiade, also known as the World University Games and open to university students from around the world, competing in 18 different sports disciplines, begins today in Naples, Italy


Data Card - Corsa Rosa della Coesione

Running alongside the 2019 Giro d’Italia from the start in Bologna today to the arrival in Verona on 2 June, a total of 70 projects executed with cohesion funding in 12 regions have been selected, for a total cost of some €67 million.


Data Card - National Day of the Seas on 11 April

For Italy’s National Day of the Seas on 11 April to promote marine awareness and a culture of protecting the sea, OpenCoesione is highlighting a number of projects funded by cohesion policy that take a somewhat different look at the sea.


Data Card - Italy’s National Day of Commemoration and Commitment for the innocent victims of organised crime

The first day of spring, 21 March, is also the date on which to celebrate Italy’s National Day of Commemoration and Commitment for the innocent victims of organised crime, which has been promoted, since 1996, by Libera in collaboration with numerous non-profit organisations and has since been officially recognised by way of Italian Law no. 20/2017.


Brief no. 40 -Transparency in the implementation of European cohesion policies: results of the studies via the online

For Open Government Week, OpenCoesione has published new data from the Survey of the transparency of European Structural Funds. The study, based on a survey of websites and website portals, explored the various approaches to publishing lists of beneficiaries and of operations financed throughout Europe with the help of European Structural Funds and related national co-financing.


Museum week and Cohesion Policy

Museum Week, an initiative of Italy’s Ministry of Culture featuring free access to all museums and public sites in Italy, is being held this 5-10 March.

OpenCoesione will be helping to promote this initiative with a data card on the projects concerning museums that have been financed within the scope of cohesion policies.


27 January, Holocaust Memorial Days

In conjunction with the UN-designated International Holocaust Memorial Day, OpenCoesione will be focusing on three memorial sites in Italy with the support of cohesion policies through projects dedicated to promoting Jewish traditions, culture, and religion by redeveloping and setting up infrastructures co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for the 2007-2013 programming cycle within the scope of three Regional Operational Programmes (ROPs).


Data Card - Territorial cohesion and holiday traditions

With the goal of promoting tourism during the Christmas holidaysupporting events (e.g. markets, fairs, theatre performances, etc.), and keeping local traditions alive, 45 relevant projects on OpenCoesione.


25 November - Cohesion policy projects supporting women who are victims of violence

For the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which the United Nations General Assembly has set for 25 November, OpenCoesione is presenting a brief analysis of the projects financed with the help of cohesion policy funds that have the goal of supporting victims of violence against women.


Brief no. 39 - Progetti di ricerca e innovazione nelle politiche di coesione del ciclo 2007-2013: analisi dei dati di monitoraggio aggiornati al 31 ottobre 2017

This Brief analyses the contribution of Italian cohesion policy to the promotion and valorisation of research and innovation activities for territorial competitiveness during the 2007-2013 programming cycle. This set of projects has been selected in order to capture the multiple dimensions of the innovation activities that have been supported and in the 2014-2020 period it would fall under the realm of Smart Specialisation.

The analysis focuses on the programming area, nature and size class of projects. For firm subsidies it also provides information on territorial and sectoral distribution.