Erminia Mazzoni visits Fondazione Mediterraneo

Erminia Mazzoni, member of the European Parliament, visited Fondazione Mediterraneo showing appreciation for the high value of the activities realized.

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Sustainable Architecture and Politics for Social Housing

On Friday April the 8th Fondazione Mediterraneo hosted the presentation of the book L'architettura sostenibile e le politiche dell'alloggio sociale (Sustainable Architecture and Politics for Social Housing).

Speakers:
On. Erminia Mazzoni, European Parliament
Prof. Maria Teresa Lucarelli, Università Mediterranea di Reggio Calabria
Arch. Michele Capasso, President Fondazione Mediterraneo
Dora Francese and Luca Buoninconti, book editors

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Napoli starts again from the sea

Fondazione Mediterraneo participated to the event Napoli riparte dal mare: la Stazione Marittima ieri, oggi e domani.

Speakers
Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, Arcibishop of Naples
Luciano Dassatti, President of Naples Port Authority
Paolo Graziano, President of Chamber of Industrialist of Naples
Maurizio Maddaloni, Naples Chamber of Commerce President
Sergio Vetrella, Campania Region Transportation Assessor
Nicola Coccia, Terminal Napoli spa President

Moderates
Luciano Bosso, Journalist

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Father Pizzaballa comments "Nostro Mare Nostro"

During a meeting which took place in Turin on April the 5th 2011, Father Pizzaballa, Custos of the Holy Land, congratulated President Capasso on the important testimony reported in his book "Nostro Mare Nostro".

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Ethnic and religious minorities in the Mediterranean

The President of Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso participated to the international meeting Ethnic and religious minorities in the Mediterranean, which took place in Turin on the 4th and 5th April 2011. The event has been organized by CIPMO - Centro Italiano per la Pace in Medio Oriente.

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The FM hosts the project NMUN 2011

The Fondazione Mediterraneo hosted the last lessons of the training course for the students from Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale” and Università degli Studi di Salerno participating to the NMUN 2011, coordinated by the Associazione Ideagorà.

The NMUN is a “student-run academic simulation” that is a simulation of multilateral diplomatic processes for university students. This is an opportunity to understand the internal functioning of the United Nations, developing at the same time skills in the art of the diplomacy and the compromise; moreover the encounter among students from different backgrounds make the NMUN one of the most effective instruments for the teaching of the dynamics of the multilateral diplomacy and the international relations.

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Carlo Maria Pesaresi visits Fondazione Mediterraneo

Carlo Maria Pesaresi, Assessore Cultura e Turismo at Provincia di Ancona visited Fondazione Mediterraneo shiwing appreciation for the high value of the activities realized and a particular interest in those concerning the Italian Network of the "Anna Lindh" Foundation.

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Mediterranean Award "Social Solidarity" 2011 to Diana and Alberta

The Mediterranean Social Solidarity Award 2011 was granted to Diana Pezza Borrelli and Alberta Levi Temin (Jewish-Christian Friendship).

The Award was given on Thursday 17th March 2011 at the  Centro La Pace in Benevento on the occasion of the Forum “Dialogue and Brotherhood: the heritage of Chiara Lubich” held within the framework of the events planned on the occasion of the Award Fraternità Città di Benevento.

The Award was given by Carmine Nardone, as representative of Fondazione Mediterraneo, who read a message by President Michele Capasso.

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Mediterranean Award "Culture" 2011 to Roberto Vecchioni

On the occasion of the celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity, the Fondazione Mediterraneo decided to grant the Mediterranean Culture Award 2011 to Roberto Vecchioni, winner of this year’s  edition of Sanremo Festival.

President Capasso met the singer in Turin and informed him of the jury’s decision.  The official ceremony will be held in Naples in May.

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Mediterranean Award "Honour Medal" 2011 to Antonio Saitta

On the occasion of the celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity, the President of Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso informed the President of the Province of Turin Antonio Saitta that he had been granted the "Medal Honour" of the Mediterranean Award 2011, consisting of the work Totem for Peace by the sculptor Mario Molinari. The official ceremony will be held in Naples in May.

President Saitta is sponsor of the Tricolored Totem for Peace which will be realized in Turin during the next weeks inside the Pellerina Park, on the corner of Corso Regina Margherita and Corso Lecce.

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