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Ethics, law and legality: at the start the Advanced Training Course on transparency and the risk of conflict of interest in public procurement management starting with the PNRR

Publication date: 04.07.2022
Palazzo Vistarino
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The Advanced Training Course 'The Management of Public Procurement from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan' begins with the opening conference scheduled for Tuesday, July 5, at Palazzo Vistarino in Pavia. The course, organized by the Area of Public Ethics of the DIRPOLIS Institute of the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa in collaboration with the University of Pavia and the IUSS Graduate School of Higher Education, opens with a day-long workshop dedicated to the theme Ethics, Law and Legality: transparency and conflict of interest starting with the PNRR. The initiative is dedicated to and open to all mayors of municipalities in the Province of Pavia. The course is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. with registration of participants and at 9:00 a.m. with the start of the work.

The program of the opening conference

The day will be developed in two distinct moments: in the morning, after the institutional greetings, the works will include the report 'Transparency and conflict of interest in and for Institutions: ancient values in the new regulatory framework' by Prof. Alberto Pirni (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna), scientific coordinator of the Course; the report 'The administrative-accounting responsibility of Administrators and/or Managers of Territorial Authorities in the management of PNRR funds' by Paolo Evangelista (Regional Prosecutor Corte dei Conti - Lombardy Region); the report 'Transparency as containment of conflict of interest: constitutional and administrative practice' by Emanuele Rossi (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna - Pisa); 'The criminal relevance of conflict of interest'. by Fabio Fasani (University of Pavia). The morning concludes with greetings from Giuseppe Busia (President of the National Anticorruption Authority).
The second part of the conference includes a series of training activities with three different workshops divided as follows: Impartiality and Assignment; Conflict of Interest and Abuse of Office; and Transparency as an Anti-Corruption Practice.

The other training days

Participation in the course requires registration, which can also be done on the morning of the opening conference. The training is accredited as a Higher Education Course at the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa and provides 2 CFUs for participants. In addition to the first meeting on July 5, the course includes three more training days, which will be held starting in September.