PINOCCHIO’S 25TH BIRTHDAY

The Fondazione Nazionale Carlo Collodi, co-coordinator of the Italian Network ALF, is organizing events for Pinocchio’s 25th birthday.

President Capasso sent his birthday wishes for the occasion.



 

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THE TOTEM FOR PEACE AND MEDAL OF HONOUR TO MELISSA BASSI

The Fondazione Mediterraneo resolved to award the  Medal of Honour under the 2012 Mediterranean Awards" to the Memory of  Melissa Bassi and dedicated the "Totem for Peace" in loving memory of Melissa, lest we forget….

THE ASSOCIATION OF CARABINIERI CELEBRATES ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY

President  Michele Capasso spoke at the ceremony to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the ”Associazione Nazionale Carabinieri”.
Mayors from different cities attended the ceremony including Assisi, Perugia, Torre del Greco, Ercolano, Massa di Somma, San Sebastiano al Vesuvio and gave their support to “Totem for Pace” project.
The President of the San Sebastiano al Vesuvio Section of the Association, Giuseppe Imperato, was given honorary citizenship for having promoted his Vesuvian town in more than 20 years of activities

 

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MEETING OF THE LAZIO MEMBERS OF THE ITALIAN NETWORK OF THE ALF

A meeting of the Lazio Members of the Italian Network of the ALF was held, coordinated by ARCI and represented by Carlo Testini

The report on the meeting

ITALIAN NETWORK OF THE ALF: THE FIRST NUMBER OF THE NEWSLETTER

The first number of the Newsletter of the Italian Network of the "Fondazione Anna Lindh" was published on “Dialogue among Cultures".

Look at the Newsletter

THE EXHIBITION OF NEAPOLITAN ARCHITECTS AT PAN

The President of the Fondazione, Architect Michele Capasso and board member Pia Molinari spoke at the  exhibition organized by the Studio 147.
On that occasion, board member Vittorio Di Pace, who is responsible for the  “The Interethnic City” programme, presented his ideas for the city of Naples.

 

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THE FUTURE OF THE ARAB SPRINGS

The President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso  and Pia Molinari, board member and director of the “young people and creativity” sector, spoke at the Congress on the “Future of the Arab Springs”.
After having recalled the common experiences in various war scenarios together with “Sole 24 Ore” journalist Alberto Negri, President Capasso emphasized the importance of young people in reaffirming the system of values and shared interests in society, the fundamental principles of which are based on coexistence and alliance between the Arab-Islamic world and the West.

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THE “OLTREMARE” EXHIBITION INAUGURATES AN IMPORTANT CONGRESS CENTRE

The President of the Fondazione Michele Capasso and board member Pia Molinari spoke at the inauguration ceremony for the Centro Congressi d’Oltremare (Overseas Congress Centre). After being welcomed by President Morra, they spoke of the “Euromed Civil Forum”, organised by the Fondazione in 1997 with 3000 participants from 36 countries, which had paved the way to the creation of this important congress facility.

 

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PROTOCOL OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE FONDAZIONE AND THE CITY OF SAN PIO

Protocol of Understanding was signed between the Fondazione Mediterraneo and the City of Pietrelcina for the international relaunch of religious matters.
Among the activities, the awarding of the “Mediterranean Award for Interreligious Dialogue” is foreseen, as well as the “Totem for Peace” and other initiatives including those for young people and peace.
The President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo, Michele Capasso, attended the ceremony with fellow directors Pia Molinari and Roberto Caselli; Carmine Nardone of the International Committee was also present.
The Mayor of Pietrelcina, Domenico Masone, accompanied by a delegation of town councilors, expressed his personal appreciation for the protocol guaranteeing his full support for  the concrete initiatives implemented by the city. These include the “Place for the spirit and prayer, which retrace the life of the Saint Pius.

 

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CEREMONY IN MEMORY OF RITA ALLAMPRESE

A ceremony was held to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the death Rita Alamprese, the co-founder of the Fondazione Mediterraneo.
After the ceremony in the Church of Saint Pius, a Holy Mass was held in memory of Rita Allamprese. Father Marciano Guarino, custodian of the Convent of the Capuchine Friars of Pietrelcina conducted the mass. The relics of the Saint are held in the Church.

 

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