Openwind | Project
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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



  • To exchange experiences on the implementation process of telematic services for citizens in the Mediterranean area.

  • To  increase substantially the quality, transparency, effectiveness, efficiency, simplification and proximity of services provided by local administrations through the new concept of Open Government (oGov).

  • To encourage the use of eGovernment for citizens as a means of communication between citizens and government.

  • To build confidence in ICT tools and the ways in which they provide a better quality of public services.

  • To raise awareness of the fact that citizenship is part of progress and modernization that is taking place in public administration.

  • To create and develop networks of expertise working on new models of governance.

Main expected results


  • Common model, methods and techniques for e-Governance and Open Government developed

  • Training and capacity building in e-Governance and Open Government dedicated to over 350 staff of concerned institutions

  • At least 5 electronic services created including telematic tax services, university e-learning and e-administration services, e-government platform, etc.

  • Closer relationship between governments and the population with 20% increase in citizens’ participation in telematic procedures and 10% increase in procedures or requests  made by citizens

Target groups


• Local authorities and their technical staff

• Elected officials

• University staff (professors, engineers, experts)

• Local associations and NGOs

Final beneficiaries


• Citizens

• Public authorities

• Students

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