Molise Region is an administrative region of Southern-Centre Italy, the second smallest of the Italian regions. The region covers 4,438 km² and has a population of about 320,000. Molise is an area traditionally rural, mainly mountainous, with an access to the Adriatic coastline, characterized by low density of population (72.3 inhabitants per km2). About the organization, Molise Region is a public body divided into services with specific activities and purposes. The system enables an efficient governance providing development of social welfare, economy, infrastructures and employment, protection of historical and cultural heritage, supporting local investments, research and external trade. In addition, Molise Region has a strong experience in participating in collaborative projects at regional, national and European level. About that, Molise Region plays an active role in international cooperation especially with Balkan countries and regions, promoting the trans-national and inter-regional cooperation between regions of the Adriatic basin countries. Within the framework of the European Union programming related to the Adriatic Area and Sea, Molise Region managed many projects, as lead partner or partner, and got a lot of experience in supporting the political establishment of an institutional body for the Adriatic Euroregion (Adri.Eur.O.P. – Adriatic Euroregion Operational Plan), managing a European portal of Adriatic Sea (Adria – Net), defining the creation of an Adriatic sustainable energy community (AlterEnergy) and implementing a set of strategies and shared methods for the development of the off-shore wind energy in all the Countries overlooking the Adriatic Sea (Powered: green energy in Adriatic Sea).

Description of Personnel Involved in the Project

Mario Ialenti
Has a university degree in law and several relevant educational experiences in well-known Italian universities. He has a strong professional experience in technical and administration management  in the framework of the EU co-financed cross-border and/or transnational and/or interregional programmes management. He has a consistent experience in writing legal opinions. Since January 2011 he is the President of the National Committee of the IPA Cross Border Cooperation Programme. Since 1980 he has several important and leading roles in Molise Region with leader functions in working groups for territorial, tourism, environmental and planning issues.

Contact Details

Official address: Via Genova 11,  86100 Campobasso, Italy
T: (+39) 0874 4291, F: (+39) 0874 437345, E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., W:

Contact person responsible for the organisation of the project’s work (the coordinator): Name: Mr. Mario Ialenti, E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About Us

ADRIPLAN aims to deliver a commonly-agreed approach to cross-border MSP in the Adriatic-Ionian region, considered as a whole and more specifically through two Focus Areas (Northern Adriatic Sea; Southern Adriatic / Northern Ionian Sea).