Coordinator: Prof. Giovanni Duni




Participants from: IT ES FR MT LUX PT IR AU D


Why a study on the telematic procedures in the European Union


oTreaty of Lisbon

oEuropean charter of fundamental rights

oDirective 1999/93/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 1999 on a Community framework for electronic signatures 

oDecision 2004/387/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 April 2004 on interoperable delivery of pan-European eGovernment services to public administrations, businesses and citizens (IDABC)

oDirective 2003/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 November 2003 on the re-use of public sector information 

oDirective 2004/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 31 March 2004 on the coordination of procedures for the award of public works contracts, public supply contracts and public service contracts

oDirective 2006/123/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on services in the internal market 

oCommission decision
of 16 October 2009
setting out measures facilitating the use of procedures by electronic means through the ‘points of
single contact’ under Directive 2006/123/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on
services in the internal market 

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Simulation of a simple telematic administrative procedure (Cagliari, november 2008)


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f. Giovanni Duni

Full Professor in Administrative Law in the Faculty of Political Science, he was twice Dean in the same Faculty.

Main scientific interests:
1. liability of the Public Administration for illicit acts and in expropriation;
2. information technology in the administration


As regards the P.A. liability.

    Professor Duni has authored a vast volume (700 pages), published in 1968.  Within a systematic overview of the subject he was the forerunner of  avant-garde theories only recently accepted: a) the reparability of legitimate interests [to obtain a given service] (accepted by the Court of Cassation in 1999); b) the need for the principle that the indemnification in the expropriations correspond to the monetary value (accepted by the European Court of Human Rights from 2000 and by the Constitutional Court in 2007).

As regards the IT in the informatics in the Public Administration. 

    Prof. Duni is the inventor of the Electronic Administrative Act, of the electronic signature and of the telematic management of procedures since 1978; all these concepts are now accepted by the national as well as the European legislator. In 1991 he developed a holistic project, called Teleadministration, based on clear rules that ensure speed, transparency and responsibility, and simultaneously, guarantee authenticity.
    He has authored numerous publications on the subject, the last one being L'amministrazione digitale. Il diritto amministrativo nella evoluzione telematica, [The Digital Administration.  Administrative Law in the Telematic Evolution] Milano, 2008.
    He was a member of the Committee for Region's Reform (team for information technology). He coordinated the international congress hosted by Italy during the semester of Italian EU presidency: Legal tools for e-Government in Europe, Caserta, 20-22 novembre 2003.

Curriculum vitae.

    Born in Naples on December 27th 1939.
He obtained the position of full Professor in Public Law Institutions through a competitive examination in 1972. He was director of legal Institute in the Faculty of Political Science of Cagliari since 1972 and also Preside (dean) in the same Faculty from 1976 to 1979. He moved to LUISS University (Rome) in November 1979, where he was held Director of the Legal Interfaculty Institute.  From November 1984 he returned to Sardinia as full Professor in Administrative Law in the Faculty of Political Science in Cagliari, and in 1985 he was Director of the Legal Institute and Regional Studies.
    From 1994 to 1996 he was again Dean of the Faculty.
    From 1999 to 2004 he was Director of the Dept. of Public Law of the faculties of Law and Political Science of the University of Cagliari.
    From the XVI cycle (1999/2000) he is coordinator of the PhD courses (Doctorate of Research) in Diritto dell'attività amministrativa informatizzata e della comunicazione pubblica, [Computerised administration and public communication law], with its administrative office in Cagliari and with the participation of Universities of:  Pisa, IUO in Naples, Perugia, Modena, Bologna,  Trento and Roma Sapienza; Roma Tor Vergata; Castilla La Mancha; Lecce; Sassari; Münich.
    Of his about 70 publications, 30 deal with Information technology in the administration.