OPENWIND -Opengovernment and ICT’s for new models of Governance in the Mediterranean is an European project that it aims to contribute to promote new models of government on both sides of the Mediterranean in order to guarantee citizens’ participation and integration in public decision-making through the use of new technologies.
The project lasts two years (December 2013-December 2015), its budget is 1.759.670 Euro and it is financed, for an amount of 1.583.703 Euro (90%), by the European Union (ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme) through the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument.
The 2007-2013 ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme is a multilateral Cross-Border Cooperation initiative funded by the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI). The Programme objective is to promote the sustainable and harmonious cooperation process at the Mediterranean Basin level by dealing with the common challenges and enhancing its endogenous potential. It finances cooperation projects as a contribution to the economic, social, environmental and cultural development of the Mediterranean region. The following 14 countries participate in the Programme: Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Malta, Palestine, Portugal, Spain, Syria (participation currently suspended), Tunisia. The Joint Managing Authority (JMA) is the Autonomous Region of Sardinia (Italy). Official Programme languages are Arabic, English and French enpicbcmed.eu