"Tengo Famiglia": presentation of Carlo Puca’s book

On 26th February at the offices of the Fondazione Valenzi, Carlo Puca’s new book “Tengo Famiglia”, published by Aliberti Editore, was presented. The speakers were the President of the Campania Region, Stefano Caldoro, the Provincial Secretary of the PD, Enzo Amendola, the Director of "il Denaro", Alfonso Ruffo and the President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo, Michele Capasso.

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ALF Italian Network: Coordination Meeting of the Regions Lazio, Marche and Campania

The Coordination Meeting of the Italian Network of "Anna Lindh" Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures of the Regions Lazio, Marche and Campania was held in Rome. On that occasion – in the presence of Michele Capasso, president of Fondazione Mediterraneo, Head of the Italian Network – it was submitted and discussed the report "Euromed Intercultural Trends 2010"; members were required to confirm their participation in ALF Italian Network; the common programme 2010-2011 "Meeting Minorities" was illustrated.

The coordinator was required to reconsider the "joint operation " through initiatives involving the rebellious Arab Countries. President Michele Capasso has fully accepted this request, proposing initiatives to help the youth of these Countries.

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The start of the Union of the Deaf of the Greater Mediterranean

During a meeting with Ida Collu, President of the National Body for the Deaf and Urbano Stenta, functionary of the Foreign Office, cooperation with the Fondazione Mediterraneo was agreed upon for the creation of a Union of the Deaf in the Greater Mediterranean and for holding the Summit of the Deaf of the Mediterranean, in Naples, with the objective of creating Mediterranean solidarity.

ALF Italian Network: Coordination Meeting of Regione Puglia

The Coordination Meeting of the Italian Network of "Anna Lindh" Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures of Regione Puglia was held at Vernole. On that occasion – in the presence of Piera Raimondi, assistant of the president of Fondazione Mediterraneo, Head of the Italian Network – it was submitted and discussed the report "Euromed Intercultural Trends 2010"; members were required to confirm their participation in ALF Italian Network; the common programme 2010-2011 "Meeting Minorities" was illustrated.

The Institute of Mediterranean Cultures of the Province of Lecce, Teatro Astragali and Euromed Agency for Cultural heritage, have put forward proposals to improve networking synergy.

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Fondazione Mediterraneo among the top 5 of Campania

From a study carried out by "Think Thanks", a research and communications company lead by Lucio Iaccarino, and published in the newsletter "Grazie del Pensiero", the Fondazione Mediterraneo, together with the Fondazioni SUDD, Mezzogiorno Europa, IDIS-Città della Scienza and Teatro San Carlo, were in the first 5 of Naples City and Province, from 183 accredited organisations, for transparency, content and interactivity.

A result - claims President Capasso - made possible by the strong interaction with the territory which, since 1998, has seen the setting up of thematic bureaux developing the partnerships between the collectivities of Naples and the Province and  the Euromediterranean countries.

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Internet said: will the papers end like Mirafiori?

The Fondazione Mediterraneo and the Fondazione Valenzi, together with the Festival del Giornalismo di Perugia, organised the conference cycle “The century of Marshall McLuhan” as part of the project “Per Napoli”.

Saturday 19th February at 11 a.m., at the offices of the Fondazione Mediterraneo, in Via Depretis 130, Naples, on the occasion of the presentation of Michele Mezza’s new book "Sono le News, Bellezza! Vincitori e vinti nella guerra della velocità digitale - Donzelli Editore, there was an encounter between the protagonists of the world of information in Naples: Internet said: will the papers end like Mirafiori?

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Massimo Milone visits the Maison de la Paix

The Director of RAI 3’s Campania News, Massimo Milone, visited the site of the Maison de la Paix expressing a lively appreciation of the activities carried out and, in particular, for the Totem for Peace.

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Conference “Mediterranean Destiny”

The President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo, Michele Capasso, held a conference entitled "Mediterranean Destiny" at the Royal Hotel in Naples, organised by the Rotary Club of Naples 1924.

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Presentation of the book ”Nostro Mare Nostro”

The presentation of Michele Capasso’s book "Nostro Mare Nostro" took place in the main hall of the Da Procida Scientific High School. In attendance there were the Governor of Rotary, teachers and students who showed unanimous appreciation of Michele Capasso’s commitment to the cause of peace. In particular, the students declared that “they had had an emotional experience, that had made a positive mark on their learning pathway”.

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Jubilee for Naples: the opening of the first gate

The first of the four gates of the city of Naples has been opened. Porta San Gennaro, the oldest gate according to tradition, reopened, restored, on the day dedicated to the Jubilee for Naples, following an initiative of Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe, for the renaissance of the city. “It is the gate of sharing, of solidarity - said Pepe - we are opening the gate to let in justice, to reconsign Naples to its inhabitants in the vestages of civil cohabitation”.

After the opening of Porta San Gennaro, the simulacrum of which was made in papier-maché by children from Procida, a long torchlight parade followed the city streets, finishing at the Cathedral.

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