The Independent Performance Evaluation Body (hereinafter called OIV), which the Italian Space Agency set up in 2019, consists of a single member as provided for by the Agency's Statute (Art. 10), who is appointed by the Board of Directors under Legislative Decree 150/09 and subsequent amendments. Aldo Monea is the Italian Space Agency's current OIV. He was appointed by Directorial Decree No. 795/2022 of 14/09/2022, pursuant to resolution No. 154/2022 of 25/07/2022 of the Board of Directors

The OIV independently carries out his duties under the relevant regulations. The OIV's main activities, as envisaged by Article 14 of Legislative Decree No. 150 of October 27, 2009, and Law No. 190/2012, are the following:

- carrying out the strategic monitoring activities referred to in Article 6, paragraph 1, of Legislative Decree No. 286 of 1999, and reporting directly to the political-administrative body;

- monitoring the overall functioning of the evaluation system, checking the transparency and integrity of internal controls, and drafting an annual report on the state of the system. The OIV can also submit proposals and recommendations to top management;

- promptly notifying the criticalities found to the relevant internal governing and administrative bodies, as well as to the Court of Auditors and the Department of Public Administration;

- validating the Agency's Performance Report;

- ensuring the correctness of the measurement and evaluation processes, and based on the Performance Measurement and Evaluation System, submitting the annual evaluation of top managers and the awarding of rewards referred to in Title III of Legislative Decree 150/09 to the political-administrative body;

- seeing to the proper implementation of the guidelines, methodologies, and tools prepared by the Public Administration Department according to the decree adopted under Article 19, paragraph 10, of Decree-Law No. 90 of 2014;

- promoting and certifying the fulfillment of obligations related to transparency and integrity;

- verifying the results and good practices in the promotion of equal opportunities;

- verifying also in order to permit the validation of the Performance Report, that the three-year prevention corruption plans are consistent with the objectives set in the strategic-management planning documents and that the objectives related to anti-corruption and transparency are taken into account in the measurement and evaluation of performance. The OIV checks the contents of the Report referred to in paragraph 14 of Law 190/2012 in relation to the objectives inherent to the prevention of corruption and transparency. To this end, the Body itself may request from the Head of the Corruption Prevention and Transparency Unit the information and documents necessary to perform the checks and can also hold hearings of employees. The OIV reports to the National Anti-Corruption Authority (A.N.A.C.) as to the status of the implementation of corruption prevention and transparency measures.

The OIV, according to the Agency's Statutes, in addition to what is provided for in current regulations, operates in the following areas in particular: internal evaluation and audit according to E.U. international standards.

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