As per Law no. 451/1997, as amended by Presidential Decree no. 103/2007, the Minister with responsibility for Family Policies chairs the National Observatory on Childhood and Adolescence together with the Minister of Labour and Social Policy. Furthermore, as laid down by art. 4, par. 2 of Presidential Decree no. 103/2007, together with the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy, the Department for Family Policies is in charge both of the secretarial activities related to the functioning of the National Observatory and of providing support to the activities of the bodies of the National Documentation and Analysis Centre for Childhood and Adolescence.
The Department and the Ministry have signed a specific agreement with the Istituto degli Innocenti of Florence to carry out the activities related to the functions of the National Centre. The Istituto degli Innocenti uses the human, technical and physical resources that are necessary for the organization of the research, training and documentation activities.
State Undersecretary of the Prime Minister’s Office
Department for Family Policies
via della della Ferratella in Laterano, 51- 00184 ROME
Telephone: (+39) 06/67796940