Today FISU inspection at Napoli 2019 Organising Committee offices has ended. At the end of an intense and productive week, FISU delegation was able to analyse all the aspects of the event Napoli2019 and to deepen its relationships with the Extraordinary Commissioner Luisa Latella and the CONI Services delegates.

“The last five days have been fundamental and there are very good signs. The Extraordinary Commissioner is helping to speed up many essential aspects – claims Marc Vandenplans, director of FISU’s Summer Universiade. – It’s clear that we can’t lower our guard, but we must keep pushing: in 3 months invitations to tender for venues, television production and workforce must be ready. And CUSI and CONI help will be well accepted”. Jean-Paul Clemencon, director of the Summer Universiade Technical Committee, adds: “Venues need to be checked, but the whole situation is good for every discipline hosted in this edition, that for me will have a particular fascination, especially because I started my career with Primo Nebiolo”.

Even Extraordinary Commissioner Luisa Latella knows that there is still a long way to go: “It’s not easy, but we have to do it for the benefits that this experience will bring to Napoli and Campania, in terms of improvement of infrastructure and image. We are working every day, even when we were waiting for the approval of the Court of Auditors, preparing all the necessary acts –the Prefect says – CONI is already evaluating the executive projects, hoping to launch invitations to tender in a month. Moreover, other agreements must be stipulated, for example with ANAC. We want to engage all the Universities of the region, that I will meet on Tuesday, because we need 10.000 volunteers and we rely on the help of every subject involved, that shouldn’t only ask for something but also give us their support”.

Next FISU inspection visit is scheduled after Easter.