Since the last post on the results of our civic monitoring of public policies, nearly 300 new monitoring reports have been added to the monithon.eu platform, more than twice the number that we had in 2016: 300 new studies, each focusing on one of many projects taking place throughout Italy that are funded by Cohesion (or […]
About Luigi Reggi
Luigi Reggi is an ICT public policy analyst with experience in the fields of Digital Government and Open Government. Currently, he serves as a policy advisor at the Italian National Agency for Territorial Cohesion, responsible for coordinating the implementation of European Structural and Investment Funds in Italy. He is one of the founders of Monithon, a civil society initiative promoting the civic monitoring of EU-funded projects. He is also a PhD student in Public Administration and Policy - Government Information Strategy and Management concentration - at the State University of New York at Albany. He has authored international academic papers and research reports on digital government services diffusion and quality, ICT governance at the local level, open government strategies, European policy.
Entries by Luigi Reggi
It has been four years since the team of the Italian national portal of open data OpenCoesione, while taking part in the first gathering of the Spaghetti Open Data community, proposed to transform a hack-athon into moni-thon, that’s to say a civic monitoring marathon of public funding. The idea was and still is simple: to choose […]
The partnership between OpenCoesione (government initiative) and Monithon (civil society) represented Italy at the Open Government Partnership High-Level Event held on September 24th in the United Nations Building in New York. The partnership was nominated through a public consultation that took place at the end of May 2014. The result is incredible – a fantastic 4th position […]
A couple of weeks ago we presented a paper at the Smart City Exhibition 2013 in Bologna, Italy entitled “Citizen monitoring of cohesion policies in southern Italy and the development of civic communities”. We tried to put our civic monitoring experiments in a context by collecting some relevant literature at the intersection of social capital, […]
At the final conference of the EIBURS-TAIPS research project, I had the chance to have breakfast with professor Lucio Picci from the University of Bologna. Lucio is a well-known scholar in the e-government field, who have paid particular attention to governance issues. He served as a senior scientist at the Institute for Perspective Studies in […]
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