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Centre for Social Studies and Policies (CENSIS) 2002f
2, Piazza di Novella Roma 00199, Italy
tel:39-06 86 0911 fax:39-06 862 11367

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1964.

General Description: CENSIS provides research, consulting, evaluation and proposals on the basic sectors of society, including training, labor, welfare, territorial networks, environment, economy, local and urban development, public administration, media, and culture. There are two elements of the center's mission: to unveil and investigate the basic themes of civil society, such as the evolution of the social and economic structure, the push to innovate, individual and collective behavior, organized actors and intermediate bodies, the role played by local systems, and the mechanisms of entrepreneurial initiative; and to draw attention to process management, policy making, the involvement of actors, the action of institutional powers and the culture of government

Annual Budget: USD 55 million (2000)

(As of December, 2002)

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