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MEDITERRANEAN AWARD “CULTURE”
BICHARA KHADER

The Mediterranean “Culture” Award 2011 was attributed to Prof. Bichara Khader (Palestine) for his action in favour of dialogue and peace.
The awarding ceremony was held in Barcelona on October 7th 2011 at Pedralbes Palace – seat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UpM) – in the presence of UpM Secretary General Youssef Amrani.

Awarding Ceremony

Barcellona, 07 october 2011

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD “SILVER DOLPHIN”
SENEN FLORENSA
Director of the European Institute for the Mediterranean, SPAIN

For its action in favor of dialogue and peace. The presentation of the award took place on October 7, 2011 in Barcelona Pedralbes Palace - seat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) - and in the presence of the Secretary General of the UfM Youssef Amrani. The award was presented by Michele Capasso - president of the Fondazione Mediterraneo - and prof. Roberto Aliboni.

Awarding Ceremony

Barcellona, 07 october 2011

 

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD “SILVER DOLPHIN”
EMANUELE VITTORIO
Medico Odontoiatra

Per la sua azione in favore del bene comune, attraverso il puntuale e rigoroso esercizio della professione di medico-odontoiatra.
Per la competenza attiva, la solidarietà ed il non arrendersi di fronte a difficoltà per altri insormontabili.
L’attenzione verso le persone indigenti e la sua continua ricerca su tecniche mediche d’avanguardia hanno assicurato la risoluzione di problemi complessi restituendo dignità e qualità della vita, con un occhio di riguardo ai più bisognosi.

Awarding Ceremony
Naples, 23 september 2011

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD “SPECIAL EDITION”
LUIGI DE MAGISTRIS

On Friday the 20th of May, at the Sala Filangieri of the Administrative Court of Campania (piazza Municipio 67), took place the awarding ceremony of the “Mediterranean Awards 2011”. The “Mediterranean Award for Peace” has been assigned to the Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 23 september 2011

MEDITERRANEAN AWARDSPECIAL EDITION
BAGNO ELENA di GIOVANNI MORRA

The ”Silver Dolphin” Mediterranean Award Special Edition 2011 was conferred on Giovanni Morra’s Bagno Elena.
The Awarding ceremony took place on Friday 23rd September 2011 at Bagno Elena.
The award was given by Michele Capasso.
«Thanks to the active and silent engagement of Giovanni Morra and his children Mario and Antonella, the BAGNO ELENA at Posillipo - with TERME PAUSYLIA - is a unique and precious place for well-being and life quality: it is the example of a family which is confident in the renascence of Neapolitan entrepreneurial class and which, by its love for the sea, continues the tradition of the bathing establishments on piles.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 23 september 2011

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD “MEDAL HONOUR” for Research and Science
MARCO SALVATORE

The “Medal Honour” of the Mediterranean Award 2011 for research and science has been conferred on Marco Salvatore.
The Awarding ceremony took place on Friday 23rd September 2011 at Bagno Elena.
The award was given by Michele Capasso.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 23 september 2011

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD “MEDAL HONOUR” for Diplomacy
MICHELE DI GIANNI

The “Medal Honour” of the Mediterranean Award 2011 for diplomacy has been conferred on Michele di Gianni.
The Awarding ceremony took place on Friday 23rd September 2011 at Bagno Elena.
The award was given by Claudio Azzolini, responsible for institutional relations at Fondazione Mediterraneo.
“For devoting his life to a diplomatic action based on team working and shared decisions.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 23 september 2011

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD “MEDAL HONOUR” for Publishing
ROSARIO BIANCO

The “Medal Honour” of the Mediterranean Award 2011 for publishing has been conferred on Rosario Bianco.
The Awarding ceremony took place on Friday 23rd September 2011 at Bagno Elena.
The award was given by Michele Capasso.
«For contributing to the dissemination of the Neapolitan culture across the world giving visibility and space to the “Positive” part of the city of Naples: natural sights, its great cultural and artistic heritage, Artisan and Craft production.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 23 september 2011

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD “MEDAL HONOUR” for Advanced Training
GENNARO FERRARA

The “Medal Honour” of the Mediterranean Award 2011 for advanced training has been conferred on Gennaro Ferrara.
The Awarding ceremony took place on Friday 23rd September 2011 at Bagno Elena.
The award was given by Pia Molinari.
“For contributing to the renascence of “Parthenope” University.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 23 september 2011

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD “MEDAL HONOUR” for Justice
CARLO ALEMI
Presidente del Tribunale - Naples - ITALIA

The “Medal Honour” of the Mediterranean Award 2011 for justice has been conferred on Carlo Alemi, president of the Tribunal of Naples.
The Awarding ceremony took place on Friday 23rd September 2011 at Bagno Elena.
The award was given by the mayor of Naples Luigi de Magistris.
“For devoting his life to the values of justice and legality, struggling strenuously against mafia and camorra.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 23 september 2011

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR ART AND CREATIVITY
ITALIAN ASSOCIATION "AMICI DEL PRESEPIO"
Association artistic-cultural - Sezione Naples, ITALY

For promoting the crib art across the world and for valorising the incessant work of all the craftsmen who hand down the ancient know-how related to the crib, which reflects the characteristics of a community and of an epoch, representing the great mystery of Jesus’ birth.

Awarding Ceremony
Naples, 4 January 2011

 

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD “MEDAL HONOUR”
CANTORI DI POSILLIPO

A historical group which, under the guidance of Santina Picone, has earned a prominent place on the international scene promoting Neapolitan songs in their beauty and authenticity through a chorus of voices of rare talent.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 mai 2011

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR CINEMA
Best short filmby director Petra Lüschow, GERMANY
Germany, 2010, 35mm, col., 14’, v.o. german

The young German director explores the themes related to the need for dialogue among different cultures and the difficult and controversial relation between individual and power. As every year, the Wölkel family celebrates Christmas with grandmother. But this year something unexpected and shocking takes place: grandmother wants to recall the nazi Christmas of her young age. It is not a big problem, indeed, but it happens that just today they are waiting for a guest from Israel.

Awarding Ceremony
Trieste, 26 January 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD MEMORIAE
Memories of the Shoah Section
The award has been assigned to the sisters Andra and Tatiana Bucci, native of Fiume and deported respectively at the age of 4 and 7 years at the Birkenau concentration camp along with other membersof their family.

 

 

Other Memories Section
The award assigned to the attorney
Pasquale Cappuccio, brutally murdered by the mafia more than 30 years ago, was received by his daughter Emma Lorena.

 

 

 

Post-memoriaes Section
The award was assigned to the memory of
Shmuel Haddas, first Israeli Ambassador to the Holy See who disappeared in January 2010.

 

 

Awarding Ceremony
Naples, 7 February 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR SOCIAL SOLIDARITY
ALBERTA LEVI TEMIN and DIANA PEZZA BORRELLI
Jewish‑Christian Friendship Naples, ITALY

For their commitment in promoting the dialogue among cultures and civilizations involving youth. In particular, for spreading among the students the idea that we all belong to the human race, which is only one, cancelling the differences in view of a better understanding of the other, so as to reach a peaceful coexistence among people of different cultures and religions.

Awarding Ceremony
Benevento, 17 March 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR PEACE
H.E. CARDINALE CRESCENZIO SEPE
Archbishop of Naples, ITALY

For his commitment in promoting dialogue among cultures and civilisations involving youth. In particular he has been the promoter of the 21st Inter-faith International Peace Meeting entitled “For a world without violence, dialogue between religions and cultures”, held in Naples from 21st through 23rd October 2007. Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe has also the merit of instituting, in the year 2011, a “Special Jubilee” for Naples, involving all the citizens in the task for the renaissance of the city.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 maggio 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "RITA ALLAMPRESE" FOR CHILDREN
H.R.H. Princess LALLA MERYEM
President of the Hassan II, Foundation,
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, MOROCCO

For her action in defence of children’s rights and, in general, for her commitment in favour of abandoned children. President of the Observatoire National des Droits de l’Enfant (ONDE) and reference point for UNICEF both in Morocco and across the World, she has made every effort for children’s education, saying that “it is not quite important which kind of world we are leaving to our children, but rather which children we are leaving to this world”.

Awarding Ceremony

Rabat, 8 December 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR ISTITUTIONS
BENITA FERRERO-WALDNER
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic
of Austria and European Commissioner for External Relations, AUSTRIA

Since 1995 she has been working for dialogue and peace process in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Being one of the promoters of the “Barcelona Process”, she has made every effort in concrete partnership initiatives involving the European Union and the Countries of the Mediterranean, developing operational programmes which, in spite of all difficulties, have had an influence on mutual understanding and exchanges among the peoples of the two shores.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE
Cardinale Renato Raffaele Martino - 2011
Presidente emerito del Pontificio Consiglio Giustizia e Pace

Per la sua intensa attività e concreto impegno profusi nei prestigiosi incarichi svolti nella ultraquarantennale carriera diplomatica iniziata nel lontano 1962 presso le nunziature di Nicaragua, Filippine, Libano, Canada, Brasile e proseguita dal 1980 da Arcivescovo quale delegato apostolico in Thailandia, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos e Brunei e dal 1986 quale Osservatore Permanente della Santa Sede all’O.N.U fino all’Ottobre del 2002, epoca della sua nomina a Presidente del Pontificio Consiglio Giustizia e Pace.
Per la sua incisiva azione svolta in tale ultimo incarico in favore della Pace nel mondo ed in favore del dialogo interreligioso e della eliminazione dei conflitti di matrice interculturale tra i popoli

Awarding Ceremony
Naples, 23 september 2011

MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE
Imam FEISAL ABDUL RAUF
Imam, writer and activist, EGYPT-USA

For his action in favour of dialogue among religions, freedom of worship and human rights. He has devoted his life to the construction of solid relations with Protestant, Catholic and Jewish communities in the USA, holding the role of messenger between two worlds and struggling strenuously against any prejudice.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR DIPLOMACY
LEILA SHAHID
Envoy of Palestinian Authority at the European Union, PALESTINE

For her action in defence of Palestine rights and for her strenuous commitment for a lasting peace in the Middle East. She has always believed that the Euro-Mediterranean Civil Society plays an essential role in the peace-keeping process and in the shared development of the region.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR CULTURE
ROBERTO VECCHIONI
Professor, songwriter, ITALY

For his contribution to the spreading of the value of culture and music as a fundamental instrument for dialogue, cooperation and solidarity among populations.

Awarding Ceremony

Torino, 16 March 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR MEDIA
PAOLO MIELI
Journalist, ITALY

For contributing to spread the values of cultures and religions of the Euro-Mediterranean space as the foundations of freedom of worship and human rights. In this context he has struggled for an ethics of information able to ensure objectivity of judgement and balance in communication.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 7 February 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR MEDIA
CNN
TV channel, USA

For contributing, through its network across the world, to spread the most significant events of the Euro-Mediterranean region, attributing an essential role to timely information so as to witness the truth of the events.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR SCIENCE AND RESEARCH
to the memory of MARIO CONDORELLI
Professor of Internal Medicine, former President of Consiglio Superiore di Sanità, ITALY

Author of more than seven hundred publications in the field of physiopathology, of clinics and therapy, as well as author of three treatises on cardiology, Mario Condorelli contributed to the diffusion of science and research as a basis element for the diagnosis and the cure of manifold pathologies, training an entire generation of doctors and cardiologists. As senator of the Italian Republic he has been proposer of bills for the safeguard of health and for the rights of sick people.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR SCIENCE AND RESEARCH
FONDAZIONE TELETHON
President Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, ITALY

For the activity carried out through practical projects in the field of research on genetic and rare diseases, in order to find in the short run specific treatments to save human lives, especially those of children. Telethon has the merit to have been able to use the donations received in a transparent way and with results that everybody can check.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "ANGELO VASSALLO" FOR ENVIRONMENT AND CO-DEVELOPMENT
REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER
HUNGARY

For its commitment – through 16 bureaux in Euro-Mediterranean Countries – for the management and sustainable use of natural resources as well as for the implementation of partnerships among local actors in view of an eco-sustainable development in the region.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE
ZAHA HADID
Architect, IRAQ

Born in Iraq, then living in London, Zaha Hadid is slowly characterizing the world landscape by her architectural creations. Inspiration and visionary elegance that in Italy have found a favourable situation for her works, from Napoli Afragola Station for high speed trains to the new project for a Museum of the Mediterranean in Reggio Calabria, or for the Museum of Nuragic Art in Cagliari. Up to her futurist 21st Century Art Museum in Rome. Zaha Hadid is a reference point in the Greater Mediterranean with regard to the possibility that Architecture may be an instrument of peace and dialogue.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "SILVER DOLPHIN"
To the memory of GUIDO GRIMALDI
Founder and President of Grimaldi Group, ITALY

For his contribution, through the spreading of maritime connections and the “Highways of the Sea” – in the Mediterranean and all around the World – to the promotion of the “melting pot of civilizations” which is at the base of shared development and peace. For this reason the Fondazione Mediterraneo attributed To the memory of Guido Grimaldi the Mediterranean Award “Delfino d’Argento” 2011.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011



MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "MEDAL OF HONOUR"
FATHALLAH OUALALOU
Mayor of Rabat, MOROCCO

For contributing to the realisation in the city of Rabat of the “Totem for Peace”, a universal symbol of dialogue and cooperation among cities and peoples in the World.


Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "MEDAL OF HONOUR"
HAMID CHABAT
Mayor of Fez, MAROCCO

For contributing to the realisation in the city of Fez of the “Totem for Peace”, a universal symbol of dialogue and cooperation among cities and peoples in the World.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011

 


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "MEDAL OF HONOUR"
DRISS GUERRAOUI
Secretary General of the Moroccan Economic and
Social Council Advisor to the Prime Minister of Morocco, MOROCCO

For contributing to the realisation in Dakhla of the “Totem for Peace”, a universal symbol of dialogue and cooperation among cities and peoples in the World.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 7 February 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "MEDAL OF HONOUR"
SERGIO CHIAMPARINO
Mayor of Turin, ITALY

For contributing to the realisation of the “Tricolored Totem for Peace”, a universal symbol of dialogue and cooperation among cities and peoples in the World, in the city of Turin on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 2 March 2011



MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "MEDAL OF HONOUR"
ANTONIO SAITTA
President of the Province of Turin, ITALY

For contributing to the realisation of the “Tricolored Totem for Peace”, a universal symbol of dialogue and cooperation among cities and peoples in the World, in the city of Turin on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011



MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "MEDAL OF HONOUR"
FIORENZO ALFIERI
Councillor to Culture and to the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity at the Municipality of Turin, ITALY

For contributing to the realisation of the “Tricolored Totem for Peace”, a universal symbol of dialogue and cooperation among cities and peoples in the World, in the city of Turin on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "MEDAL OF HONOUR"
ANTONIO GUIDA
President of the Campania Reginal Administrative Court, ITALY

For his contribution to the establishment of an administrative justice able to preserve citizens in the respect of the rules. This action is an example for the Mediterranean Countries.


Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "MEDAL OF HONOUR"
MASSIMO MILONE
Assignment Editor TGR Campania, ITALY

For his contribution in the spirit of public service, to the diffusion of coherent and objective information based on the respect of ethics and on responsibility.


Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 7 February 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "MEDAL OF HONOUR"
EUTELSAT
Eutelsat Europe Group, EUROPE

For its sensitivity and attention to the world of culture and cooperation in the Mediterranean, where it works as the main carrier of communication and mutual recognition. Eutelsat ensures the convergence of Mediterranean cultures through a thick network of satellite connection opportunities which increasingly makes this sea an extension of land and a place of extraordinary cultural production of shared peace within a community.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "MEDAL OF HONOUR"
RAI NUOVI MEDIA
Director Piero Gaffuri, ITALY

For their immediate and impassioned availability to support Mediterraid project through technological skills and communication abilities, so that it becomes a connection language with the Italian cultural world thanks to RAI web portal. Rai Nuovi Media confirms the central role of the public broadcasting service even in the context of new digital media through a strategy of communication subsidiarity which enables any subject to be protagonist of its own messages both in the national and international field.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011


MEDITERRANEAN AWARD "MEDAL OF HONOUR"
MEDITERRAID
President Antonello Fratoddi, ITALY

For the high symbolic value of a project which has been contributing for several years to the cultural and social interconnection of Mediterranean peoples. In particular this year, for the effort made and for its commitment to confirm the organization of the tour in a context of tensions and conflicts, in spite of which Mediterraid team has not lost its motivations, always wishing to be in the heart of the great sea with a message of peace and cooperation among all the peoples of our cradle of culture and civilization.

Awarding Ceremony

Naples, 20 May 2011



Euromed Award

to DEVELOPMENT NO BORDERS
EGITTO

Development No Borders is the winner of the 2011-2012 EuroMed Award. 
The Awards Ceremony took place at the Town Hall in Krakow on 22 October 2011 in the presence of ambassadors from 43 countries belonging to the Union of the Mediterranean and Members of the Board of Governors from the Anna Lindh Foundation.
This year, the Euromed Award chose the theme of “For Citizenship and for Freedom” and it was accepted by Amr Shaaban, Chairman of Development No borders, who expressed his gratitude for this acknowledgement in addition to explaining the activities of the association.

Awarding Ceremony
Cracovia, 22 october 2011