On July 14, 2017, a seminar on the reform of the civil service: “Disciplina e prospettive del servizio civile universale. Una prima lettura del decreto legislativo 6 marzo 2017, n. 40”, was hosted by Sant’Anna School in Pisa. The CISSC centre for studies on civil service system in Italy- Centro interuniversitario di studi sul servizio civile, organized the seminar with the support of “Emanuela Zancan” foundation.

“As a research consortium on civil service systems, Sant’Anna School and the University of Pisa Dept. of Law and Dept. of Peace Studies, have been studying civil service management since the 2001 reform”, said Emanuele Rossi, Professor of Constitutional Law and Deputy Rector of Sant’Anna School. Professor Rossi co-organized the meeting which had a special focus on the impact of civil service reform. “The seminar contributed to set the direction of civil service good governance measuring the outcomes of the policymaking and longer term implications and effectiveness of policy proposals. The seminar covered a wide range of topics with particular emphasis on the appeal to the constitutional court by regional authorities of Liguria, Lombardia and Veneto. Experts and academics provided a review on the efficiency of public investments, localization planning, and execution of works in the general interest”.