THE KING OF MOROCCO MOHAMMED VI SUPPORTS THE FONDAZIONE MEDITERRANEO WITH THE MUSEUM OF PEACE - MAMT

The King of Morocco Mohammed VI has supported the Fondazione Mediterraneo with the Museum of Peace - MAMT since 2000.
The branch of Marrakech was established under His High Patronage, preceded by that of the late Re Hassan II.
"In his message he writes:
We consider the creation of the House of the Mediterranean with the Peace Museum - MAMT, here in the secular city of Naples, as a milestone here to reinforce the great edifice erected at the service of the interaction of civilizations, an interaction that its Honorable Fondazione Mediterraneo cede de foster with care and perseverance...
We reiterate our support for the noble goals you have been assigned and we express our thanks".

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MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE MUSEUM OF PEACE - MAMT

The meeting of the International Executive Committee (CEI) of the Fondazione Mediterraneo and of the Museum of Peace - MAMT took place in Tunis, under the joint chairmanship of Faiza Kefi and Nadir Aziza.
The only issue on the agenda is the unsolved problem of the Naples headquarters of the Peace Museum - MAMT.
On this topic, the CEI resolved to request the Italian Government - for the parts of the building owned by the State Property Agency - to define the commitments undertaken in Marseille on 6 July 2000 and ratified by Law 111/2001. In detail:

  • The granting of additional buildings to the Palazzo Pierce to complete the museum system, to guarantee the safety and uniqueness of the access staircase from Via Depretis 130 and for the completion of the "Italy to be discovered" program.
  • The reunification of existing concessions with new ones.
  • The application of the recognition fee or of the gratuity.
  • The application of the equivalent duration to the portions of property granted by the Campania Region for the parts of its competence (99years).

On this occasion an Appeal was drawn up which, in addition to having been unanimously signed by all those present, will be proposed in various international forums and, in particular, in the museum's partner countries.
The CEI has appointed the legal representative of the implementing body - the Fondazione Mediterraneo - to send a copy of the appeal to the ministers Franceschini and Gualtieri.
Finally, the CEI decided to publish the main documents and part of the correspondence.

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HOLGER DIX, REPRESENTATIVE OF THE KONRAD ADENAUER FOUNDATION, CALLS THE PRESIDENT CAPASSO IN THE OPENING SPEECH OF THE "5TH INTERNATIONAL MEDITERRANEAN COLLOQUIUM"

The dr. Holger Dix, resident representative of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation for Tunisia and Algeria, in his introductory speech to the "5th International Colloquium on the Mediterranean" - in the presence of the Tunisian foreign minister Khemaies Jhinaoui and representatives of various countries - quoted the book "La Grande Méditerranée" by President Capasso as "an essential reference for understanding the Greater Mediterranean".
President Capasso thanked for the high regard.

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MINISTERS, DELEGATES AND INTELLECTUALS OF VARIOUS COUNTRIES SUBSCRIBE AN APPEAL FOR THE NAPLES OFFICE OF THE MUSEUM OF PEACE – MAMT

Ministers, delegates, intellectuals and representatives of civil society from various Euro-Mediterranean countries have signed the Appeal for the protection of the Museum of Peace - MAMT in Naples. The requests in detail are:

  • The granting of additional buildings to the Palazzo Pierce to complete the museum system, to guarantee the safety and uniqueness of the access staircase from Via Depretis 130 and for the completion of the "Italy to be discovered" program:
  • The reunification of existing concessions with new ones.
  • The application of the recognition fee or of the gratuity.
  • The application of the equivalent duration to the portions of property granted by the Campania Region for the parts of its competence (99years).

On this occasion an Appeal was drawn up which, in addition to having been unanimously signed by all those present, will be proposed in various international forums and, in particular, in the museum's partner countries.
The subscribers have appointed the legal representative of the implementing body - the Fondazione Mediterraneo - to send a copy of the appeal to the ministers Franceschini and Gualtieri and to the president of the Campania Region De Luca.

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THE FONDAZIONE MEDITERRANEO PARTICIPATES IN THE 5TH INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM "THE MEDITERRANEAN: REALITY, CHALLENGES AND PERSPECTIVES"

President Michele Capasso participated in the 5th International Colloquium "The Mediterranean: reality, challenges and perspectives" organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Forum of the Political Academy.
The professor. Capasso chaired the Fourth scientific session dedicated to "Demographic and economic challenges" and took part in the sixth scientific session dedicated to "The Mediterranean of culture" with the report entitled "2020-2050: the Great Mediterranean in geostrategic mutations".
The participants in the opening session, attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui, unanimously signed the Appeal of the International Executive Committee of the Museum of Peace - MAMT with which the Italian authorities are requested to guarantee the permanence of the Museum - heritage of humanity - in Naples.

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THE PRESIDENT CAPASSO COMMENTS THE SETTLEMENT SPEECH OF THE PRESIDENT KAIS SAIED

Present in Tunis, president Michele Capasso attended the inauguration speech of newly elected president of Tunisia, Kais Saied.
"I appreciated the reference to competence and not to political affiliation - says Capasso - as a criterion for the choice of the new Ministers and, in general, of those responsible for public affairs".
Kais Saied was elected president of the Republic of Tunisia with 72.7% of preferences on September 13th. A few minutes after the seats were closed and the first exit polls were released, thousands of people went down the streets of Tunis, which spilled out onto the Bourguiba Avenue between carousels of cars and flags. On the street symbol of the capital and of the 2011 revolution, the festivities continued until late at night. A trans-generational and cultural gathering that reminded many of the participants of the climate of the jasmine revolution.
«Today you gave a lesson to the whole world. It is a revolution in a new form: a revolution within the constitutional framework, legitimized by the constitution, "said Saied in his first statement as president, adding that Tunisia" has opened a new page in its history "in which" relations within the country must be based on trust and responsibility ".
The primary objective, the new president concludes, is "to restore trust between governors and governed, operating within the framework of the constitution and competence".

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THE PRESIDENT CAPASSO RELEASES EXCLUSIVELY AN INTERVIEW WITH THE ARAB AGENCIES ON THE MEDITERRANEAN

On the eve of the International Forum "The Mediterranean: Realities, Challenges and Perspectives", President Michele Capasso was interviewed by TAP and other Arab agencies on Mediterranean issues.
On this occasion the International meeting of the Executive Committee of the Fondazione Mediterraneo and of the Museum of Peace - MAMT will also take place, which will address the problem of the Naples office
.

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THE FOUNDATION PARTICIPATES IN THE EXHIBITION OF THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF LEONARDO DA VINCI

The Fondazione Mediterraneo participated in the inauguration of the Expo 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci held at the Louvre Museum in Paris.
The exhibition presents around 120 works including paintings, drawings, manuscripts, sculptures and works of art from various of the most important museum institutions in Europe and the USA with the aim of documenting in detail the artist's particular pictorial technique, but also the approach to the knowledge of the world as a curious and free scholar.
On the sidelines of the event, President Capasso, presented the upcoming activities of the Museum of Peace -
MAMT.

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THE TOTEM OF PEACE IN MEXICO IN COMPACT LAND

Visit to the Museum of a Mexican delegation led by the architect Luis Alberto Parra.
Welcomed by the president Michele Capasso and by the director Pia Molinari, the delegates expressed their appreciation for a unique place, a world heritage site.
On this occasion it was agreed to create the monumental work "Totem of Peace" by sculptor Mario Molinari in La Paz in compacted earth.

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AT THE MUSEUM OF PEACE CELEBRATED THE FEAST OF SAINT GIOVANNI PAOLO II

Visitors and faithful celebrated the feast of St. Giovanni Paolo II in the Museum of Peace - MAMT.
Videos, testimonies, documents, relics and Holy Mass have characterized the day at the museum.

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