THE FOUNDATION TAKES PART IN A SEMINAR ON THE EVALUATION OF THE CRISIS MANAGEMENT BY COVID 19

The Fondazione Mediterraneo participated in an international seminar held by webinair experts from 26 countries: the evaluation of the crisis management by COVID 19 in various countries was the subject.
President Capasso highlighted the seriousness of the pandemic but also the opportunity to re-establish a new value system based on solidarity, respect for creation and competence.
"Concrete" and "Vision" are the two pillars - according to Capasso - on which to base a new humanity based on planning and organizational skills aimed exclusively at the common good
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CELEBRATED THE 18TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SOUTHERN HEADQUARTER OF THE FONDAZIONE MEDITERRANEO

A celebratory ceremony was held on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of the establishment of the headquarters for the South Bank of the Mediterranean Foundation with the Academy of the Mediterranean - Maison de la Méditerranée.
Connected by videoconference, President Michele Capasso retraced the main stages inherent in the Marrakech office, highlighting major events - Forums, international conferences, Chaire Averroès, etc. - and lasting loyal friendship with the Moroccan people and with King Hassan II before and Mohammed VI today
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THE WORLD DAY AGAINST DESERTIFICATION CELEBRATED AT THE MUSEUM OF PEACE - MAMT. THE ANNA LINDH ITALIA FEDERATION LAUNCHES AN APPEAL TO YOUNG PEOPLE

The Fondazione Mediterraneo and the Federation Anna Lindh Italia non-profit organization have launched a heartfelt appeal to young people for the protection of the earth and for the fight against desertification.
Meetings and debates were held at the Museum of Peace - MAMT - in compliance with the security measures dictated by the pandemic - with the participation of a selected number of primary school students sensitized on the issues of fighting desertification and safeguarding the planet.
In order to raise awareness among governments, organizations and individuals about collective responsibility for the sustainable use of water and to prevent desertification and drought, the United Nations General Assembly in 1995, with Resolution A / RES / 49/115 , chose June 17 to celebrate the World Day against Desertification and Drought. On the same day, in 1994, the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) was adopted in Paris, ratified by 200 countries. The aim of the Convention is to mitigate the effects of drought through international cooperation activities and partnership agreements in the most affected countries, particularly in Africa. The strategies put in place focus on improving soil productivity and sustainable management of land and water resources. According to a UNCCD study, we lose 24 billion tons of fertile land every year and 15 billion trees every hour, and 1.5 billion people derive their livelihood from land that is at risk of desertification. The practices considered unsustainable are monocultures, the use of chemicals and excessive grazing.
Various initiatives are planned all over the world on the occasion of the Day.
Italy ratified its membership of the UNCCD in 1997, both as a donor country and as a country affected by desertification. The National Drought and Desertification Committee (CNLSD) was established in 1997 by the Ministry of the Environment with the task of coordinating the implementation of the Convention in Italy. The Inter-ministerial Committee for Economic Planning (CIPE) in 1999 adopted the National Action Program for the fight against drought and desertification, which identifies the strategies to be implemented both at state and regional level to combat desertification and drought in Italy. In particular, the program is spread over four sectors: soil protection, sustainable management of water resources, reduction of the impact of production activities and rebalancing of the territory.
According to Legambiente, the regions at high risk are Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Molise, Puglia, Sardinia and Sicily. The situation is particularly serious in Sardinia, where the danger of desertification affects as many as 52% of the regional territory, of which 11% already affected
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VISITORS TO THE MUSEUM IN MEMORY OF DON PEPPE DIANA

Marilena and Dino visiting the Museum of Peace - MAMT after the reopening, in the paths dedicated to Pino Daniele, Mario Molinari and Don Peppe Diana: a journey through the even more intense emotions after the quarantine.

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ANNIVERSARIES AT THE MUSEUM: ONE HUNDRED YEARS SINCE THE BIRTH OF ALBERTO SORDI

The fifteenth of the anniversaries is dedicated to the centenary of the birth of the actor Alberto Sordi.
Several students intervened in the multimedia rooms of the Museum - with due security measures - where, in the section "The great protagonists of history", videos, images and documents of the great Roman actor are available, some donated to the Museum of Peace - MAMT.
On this occasion, some of the most significant films were commented on, in particular "The Great War" and "The small middle class".

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THE 46th WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY AT THE MUSEUM

"World Environment Day" celebrated at the Museum of Peace - MAMT. Some young people - welcomed at a safe distance and with the procedures and guidelines on social distancing - have connected with young people all over the world on the museum's multimedia platform to sound the alarm for the defense of the earth and the environment.
On this occasion, President Capasso donated the volume "This good land of ours" written by Maria Pia Giudici, who recently passed away.
World Environment Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly on December 15, 1972 with Resolution 2994.
The date was chosen to remember the first United Nations Conference on the environment held in Stockholm from 5 to 16 June 1972, it was on this occasion that the Stockholm Declaration was adopted which defined the 26 principles on human rights and responsibilities in relation to the environment.
World environment day 2020 had biodiversity as its theme, which also passes through the mitigation of climate change. The 46th edition has as its motto "Time for nature" which literally translated says it is "the time for Nature". We can not help but protect nature, the only one capable of purifying the air and producing energy
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CICCIO MEROLLA LIVE FROM THE MUSEUM OF PEACE - MAMT

A series of live concerts start streaming from the Museum of Peace - MAMT with the most important artists. Ciccio Merolla with the magical sounds of his percussion opens this series of events with the concert "SOUNDS FOR PEACE".

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ANNIVERSARY OF THE MUSEUM: 67 YEARS FROM THE BIRTH OF MASSIMO TROISI

The fourteenth of the anniversaries is dedicated to the twenty-sixth anniversary of the death of Massimo Troisi.
The anniversary coincides with the reopening of the Museum after the quarantine due to the covid 19 pandemic.
At 10, in full compliance with the security measures, many visitors visited the Museum and, in particular, the section dedicated to "Pino Daniele" where unpublished videos of the great musician and great actor, always fraternal friends, are kept.
Many students then connected on the museum's multimedia portal where - in the section "The great protagonists of history" - videos, images and documents on Massimo Troisi are available.
"The farewell 26 years ago: it was June 4, 1994," recalls President Capasso, a friend of Massimo Troisi and Pino Daniele.
If one is born in San Giorgio a Cremano (on the outskirts of Naples but in the heart of a devastated suburb, still in the countryside, not yet a city) and grows up in a small and overcrowded house (five brothers, two parents, two grandparents and five grandchildren), or is called Massimo Troisi or resigns to anonymity since childhood.
"Massimo decided to honor his name and to fight against a difficult fate, exacerbated from his youth by painful rheumatic fevers that produced heart failure to the mitral valve that would have been fatal to him at just 41 years old" recalls Capasso.

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THE MUSEUM REOPENS WITH EMOTIONS

From 3th June the "Museum of Peace - MAMT’’ reopens with ‘’Your Emotions’’ for a safe visit. Reservations are required on time slots by calling 340 806 29 08

The “Museum” restarts from “Security”.

The organizational procedures will ensure the safety of visitors as required by the guidelines:

  • the ticket will be exclusively digital;
  • at the entrance to the Museum, body temperature will be detected, indicating as the limit threshold for entry at 37.5 ° C;
  • inside the building it will be essential to wear personal protective equipment (mask);
  • information panels and indicators for distancing will be set up in the visit itinerary;
  • in some places in the rooms there will be dispensers with disinfectant gel.

The news of the visit itinerary.

From 3 June the restyling of the "MOSQUE" and the space dedicated to "ANCIENT EGYPT", the entire floor dedicated to "PINO DANIELE", the "NOT TO FORGET" space dedicated to the victims of the pandemic and solidarity, the videos "THE CAMPANIA OF EMOTIONS" and other "EMOTIONAL PATHS ".

The “Museum” starts again  from “Your Emotions”.

The museum starts with young people, from the territory, from the operators of culture: it begins again with students, schoolchildren, men and women religious, all those committed to enhancing a world heritage site.
The Museum has been closed for almost three months, but videos, emotional itineraries, anniversaries and our collections have continued to be transmitted on our platform and on our portal to make the commitment and importance of the Museum known in greater detail.
The unique beauties of Campania, Italy, Europe and the Mediterranean together with their common identity have traveled, albeit virtually, all over the world.
The reopening of June 3th offers a proposal of use in absolute safety with an emotional welcome. 

We are waiting for you !

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ANNIVERSARY AT THE MUSEUM: 100 YEARS FROM THE BIRTH OF GIOVANNI PAOLO II

The thirteenth of anniversaries is dedicated to the thirtieth anniversary of the birth of San Giovanni Palo II.
The anniversary coincides with the partial reopening of the Museum after the quarantine due to the covid 19 pandemic.
At 7 am, in full compliance with the security measures, some faithful and visitors followed the Holy Mass celebrated in high definition on the big screens by Pope Francis from the altar placed on the tomb of St. Giovanni Palo II.
In the homily, the Pope recalled three of the qualities of Giovanni Palo II: prayer, closeness and justice-mercy.
Many students connected on the museum's multimedia portal where - in the section "The great protagonists of history" - videos, images and documents on St. Giovanni Palo II are available.
The chapel dedicated to him in the museum collects finds, testimonies, interviews and curiosities.
On this occasion, the interviews and all the video material on the much loved Pope are repeated.
President Michele Capasso recalled the friendship between President Pertini and Pope Giovanni Palo II as well as the meetings he had at the beginning of the Foundation's activity.
There are also some letters sent to the Pope by members of the Foundation and, in particular, by the late president of the international committee Predrag
Matvejevic’.

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