Institute for the Study of Regionalism, Federalism and Self-Government "Massimo Severo Giannini" (ISSIRFA)

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ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER N° 2 2019

2019
EDITORIAL by Fabrizio Tuzi (Director of the Institute) In Italy, spending on Research and development (R&D) relative to GDP is recovering slightly, going from 1.0% in 2000 to around 1.4% in 2016. However, the Country still remains at the bottom of the European ranking. These numbers have been revealed by the "Rapporto sulla Ricerca e Innovazione in Italia" (Report on Research and Innovation in Italy) edited by the National Research Council. The Report, second edition, has been presented in ...

ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER N° 1 2019

2019
Editorial by Fabrizio Tuzi (Director of the Institute) - The provision of the Italian Consitution (article 116, paragraph 3) - which allows each Reagion to negotiate with the State "additional forms and specific requirement of autonomy") - was the topic of the conference "Differentiation and asymmetry in the Italian Regionalism" organized in Rome May 29th, at th CNR headquarters, by the Institute for the Federal Study of Regionalis, Federalism and Self-Government "Massimo Severo Giannini" of the ...

ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER N° 3 2018

2018
Editorial - The confirmatory referendum in the legal system of the Autonomous Province of Bolzano (Antonio Ferrara- First Researcher of ISSiRFA-CNR). With the statutory law prov. 3 December 2018, n. 22, about the direct democracy procedures, participation and political education, the Autonomous Province of Bolzano has provided a new discipline that allows the direct intervention of citizens in the formation of public decision. ...

ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER N° 1 2018

2018
ELECTORAL DISCIPLINE, SYSTEM OF PARTIES, FORM OF GOVERNMENT: OLD AND NEW PROBLEMS. - Stelio Mangiameli has given a speech at the Conference "Electoral Discipline, System of Parties, Form of Government: Old and New Problems" organized by the President of the Laboratory of Fundamental Rights, Professor Vincenzo Baldini, and held on January 12, 2018 at the Department of Economics and Jurisprudence of the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio.

ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER N° 2 2018

2018
RECENT ACTIVITIES: Waters, Infrastructures and Territory betwwn History, Law and Biology. Still on the Case Air-Gun. - STELIO MANGIAMELI participated to the Conference on "Waters, Infrastructures and Territory betwwn History, Law and Biology. Still on the Case Air-Gun", organized by the University of Salento, held in Lecce at the Department of Law on the 7th of May 2018.

ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER N° 1 2017

2017
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ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER N° 2-3 2017

2017
The new newsletter of the Institute, which has been totally renewed, is available online from 28 December 2017. Because of the restructuring, this issue reports on the activities carried out in the second and third four-month periods of 2017. Users can follow the information on past and future events, conferences and workshops that the Institute has organized or participated in. There are also updates on activities and research work under way as well as on publications and all the most recent ...

ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER N°4 2016 October-December

2016
EDITORIAL - PROF. STELIO MANGIAMELI - DIRECTOR OF THE ISSIRFA The results of the referendum of 4 December creates the basis for a different conclusion of the transitional institutional phase of Italian Regionalism, marked by the legislation produced during the crisis. The referendum stopped a shift towards the centralisation of legislative powers and State control over public financial resources, counterbalanced by the participation in central power through a Senate representing the Regions and ...

ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER N°2 2016 April-June

2016
THE REPORT ON REGION 2015. - The Report 2015 of Issirfa, edited by Stelio Mangiameli and Giulia Maria Napolitano, was presented on 21st June 2016 at the Senate of the Republic, Rome, in the presence of the Speaker of the Senate Hon. Pietro Grasso, of the President of the National Research Council, Prof. Massimo Inguscio, of the Undersecretary of State to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers for Regional Affairs, Hon. Gianclaudio Bressa, of the President of the Conference of Presidents ...

ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER N° 3 2016 July-September

2016
EDITORIAL - PROF. STELIO MANGIAMELI - DIRECTOR OF THE ISSIRFA. BREXIT AND THE FUTURE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION. The recent outcome of the British referendum on the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union has caused a situation of general discomfort and evoked unprecedented dangers; the stock exchanges wavered; the promoters of the referendum themselves were visibly concerned; the heads of the European Chanceries came together but then took different stances and finally, the European ...

ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER N°1 2016 January-March

2016
EDITORIAL - PROF. STELIO MANGIAMELI - DIRECTOR OF THE ISSIRFA. Regarding the autonomous regions, there was a significant event in the first quarter of 2016. For the first time in the history of the Italian Republic, the Constitutional Court declared that a repealing referendum proposed by the Regions is admissible (Judgment 17 of 19 January 2016, filed on 2 February 2016). With this judgment, the Constitutional Court has declared that the referendum proposed on prohibiting prospection, search ...

ISSIRFA NEWSLETTER 2015

2015
UPCOMING EVENTS The "Report on Regions 2014-2015" in press (Sole24ore) addresses the most relevant issues of regionalism: health, social services, environment, housing, cultural heritage, energy, migrations, technological innovation and technology transfer. Particular emphasis is placed on economic activities (agriculture, tourism, commerce, industry, handicrafts) which still receive support from Regions. RECENT ACTIVITIES AT THE INSTITUTE On the issues of the Constitutional reform, the ...

'First annual report on the state of regionalism in Italy (2002)' published by Giuffrè in 2003.

2003
The series opened by this First Yearly Report on the state of regionalism in Italy intends to fill a gap in publications. In fact, unlike federal and regional systems, in our country, up to now there was no tool to give a yearly account of the main institutional events concerning the sub-state government level, the dynamics developing there, the relations between it and the institutions with which it interacts in various manners (super-national, national and local institutions). The only ...

Report on Regions and productive activity

2002
Recognition of the importance of the regional and local context in conditioning success in developing productive systems has been a key factor behind the thrust in recent years for decentralised government. "Administrative federalism" has involved a wide ranging transfer of functions and resources from the State to subcentral governments. This has allowed considerable inter-regional differentiation in administrative and political terms and has created the need on the part of legal scholars, ...