Tricolored Totem for Peace: finishing touches

On May 4 was opened in Turin the Tricolore Totem for Peace bi sculptor Mario Molinari,on the occasion of the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity. Until the day workers of construction companies worked to complete the work.

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Tricolored Totem for Peace: press conference

Completed in Turin the monumental work by Molinari.

Councillor for Culture and for the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity at the Municipality of Turin prof. Fiorenzo Alfieri and the President of Fondazione Mediterraneo prof. Michele Capasso, during a press conference held in Turin, presented the Tricolored Totem for Peace, which will open Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at 18:00, between Corso Lecce and Corso Regina Margherita, on the occasion of the visit of President Giorgio Napolitano.

On this occasion Councillor Alfieri remembered the artistic importance of Mario Molinari, artist known in the world and President Capasso retraced the story of the Totem for Peace and the symbolic value of the Tricolored Totem for Peace in Turin, as a representation of unity for the 150th Anniversary of the Italian Unity.

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Vita Pastorale (EN)

On the issue of May 2011 of the monthly magazine for pastoral operators Vita Pastorale it was published the article by president Michele Capasso titled "Gli uccellini di Re Salomone" on the role of internet in the Mediterranean.

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Yacht Med Festival 2011 (EN)

The Fondazione Mediterraneo - together with the Maison de la Méditerranée, the Maison des Alliances and the Maison de la Paix - sponsored the 2011 Edition of the Yacht Med Festival which took place in Gaeta from 12 to 17 April.

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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).

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.

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

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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