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News 18 April 2023

European Citizens' Initiative: Commission registers the 100th initiative

Since ECIs were launched on 1 April 2012, the Commission has received 125 requests to launch a European Citizens' Initiative, 100 of which were eventually registered. The organisers of the new initiative - "Connecting all European capitals and citizens with a high-speed rail network" - call on the Commission to propose a legally binding act aiming at connecting all European capitals through high-speed railway lines.

European Citizens' Initiative

News 27 March 2023

PNRR, extended assessment phase by one month

Following the meetings of the Minister Raffaele Fitto with the European Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni and with the EU Commission’s PNRR task force, it was agreed to extend the assessment phase by one month to allow the Commission services to complete the technical activities of sampling and verification.

National Recovery and Resilience Plan , NRRP

News 21 February 2023

Infringements, the EU Commission decides to close three procedures

There are 83 infringement procedures against Italy after the EU Commission decided on 15 February to close three infringements concerning directives on the recognition of professional qualifications, the protection of minors in the event of arrest and airport charges.

infringement procedures

News 6 February 2023

"Trivia Quiz 2023", the ninth edition of the online competition on Europe kicks off

From 7 February 2023 to 9 May 2023, students in the classes registered on the "Europa=Noi" educational platform, can  take part in the online competition and measure their knowledge of Europe.

Trivia Quiz , Europa=Noi , Europe=Us

News 12 January 2023

NRRP steering committee meeting held at Palazzo Chigi

A steering committee meeting for the National Recovery and Resilience Plan ('NRRP') was held today at Palazzo Chigi, chaired by the Minister for European Affairs, Southern Italy, Cohesion Policy and the NRRP, Raffaele Fitto, to review progress together with central, regional and local administrations.

NRRP , National Recovery and Resilience Plan

News 21 December 2022

Minister Fitto presented Italy’s AFCOS Report

Minister Fitto presented Italy’s AFCOS Report – Year 2021, issued by the National Committee for Combating Fraud against the EU (COLAF). The Report provides a thorough analysis of the violations to the detriment of the EU detected in Italy across 2021, confirming the steady downward trend recorded in the last five years.

PNRR , EU Anti-fraud , Fight against fraud , Cohesion Policy , National Recovery and Resilience Plan

News 16 December 2022

New NRRP steering committee meeting, coordinated by Minister Fitto

The second steering committee meeting for the National Recovery and Resilience Plan ('NRRP') was held today at Palazzo Chigi, coordinated by the Minister for European Affairs, Southern Italy, Cohesion Policy and the NRRP, Raffaele Fitto, in order to monitor progress towards achieving the Plan’s objectives, with particular reference to the next deadline of 31 December 2022.

Raffaele Fitto , National Recovery and Resilience Plan , NRRP

Conference on the Future of Europe 2 December 2022

Conference on the Future of Europe: Citizens demand more from the EU

The European Parliament hosted the feedback event on the Conference on the Future of Europe on 2 December in Brussels, attended by representatives of the Parliament, the Council and the Commission, as well as 500 citizens.

Conference on the Future of Europe

News 23 October 2022

Raffaele Fitto is the new Minister for European Affairs, Southern Italy, Cohesion Policy, and the National Recovery and Resilience Plan

The first Council of Ministers of the new Government headed by Giorgia Meloni was held; the mandates to the ministers without portfolio were assigned. The mandate for European Affairs, Southern Italy, Cohesion Policy and the National Recovery and Resilience Plan was bestowed on Raffaele Fitto.

News 18 October 2022

Fight against fraud, European Commission Report for 2021

The 33rd Annual Report on the protection of the European Union's financial interests and the fight against fraud shows that in 2021 the number of frauds and irregularities reported by EU and national authorities remained stable compared to the previous year, while the involved amounts increased. The document pays key attention to the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF). Italy's fruitful cooperation with the European institutions is reaffirmed.

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