Apulia region mission is to develop, evaluate and update the National Strategy for the Seas, and to propose a national policy of the sea in its various forms, plan and organize the maritime space in its different uses and activities, monitor and participate in development of the Integrated Maritime Policy of the European Union and to promote national and international cooperation under the sea. Apulia region is directly involved for defining, proposing and implementing the ministry's policies concerning the definition of objectives and programs derived from the Water Framework Directive, direct management of public water, and shall exercise the powers of the department of planning and implementing policies to protect and conserve the sea and the maritime-terrestrial public domain, and participation in planning policy-related research biodiversity of marine ecosystems. In addition, Apulia region has a wide range of functions relating to the sustainability of the coast and sea, such as the management of the economic and financial maritime public domain, marine strategies, the Network of Marine Protected Areas.

Description of Personnel Involved in the Project

antonicelliAntonello Antonicelli

Civil engineer, Director of Area “Policies for the redevelopment, environmental protection and environmental safety and the implementation of public works”. He is the highest administrative figure of Apulia region for environmental issues. In his administration experience he has been Apulia region environmental authority for renewable Energy (POI program), Responsible of POR Puglia 2000 – 2006 (regional park, air quality, g.i.s.), Responsible of PO – FESR 2007 – 2013 management of protected natural areas), President of regional environmental impact evaluation Commission. He obtained a post degree at University of Bari and INSA of Lione in environmental management and policy.

Contact Details

Official address: Via delle Magnolie  6,  70026 Modugno (BA), ITALY
T: (+39) 0805403904, F: (+39) 0805406853, E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., W: http://www.regione.puglia.it

Contact person responsible for the organisation of the project’s work (the coordinator): Name: Antonello Antonicelli, 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).