"PHAROAHS GOLDEN PARADE" - THE BIG PARADE OF THE ROYAL MUMMIES

Ancient Egypt comes back to life with a historical event thanks to the "Pharoahs Golden Parade", the majestic parade organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities for Saturday 3 April in Cairo.
The Fondazione Mediterraneo and the Museum of Peace - MAMT in collaboration with the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square and with the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) in Fustat, participated among the international guests in live streaming at the historical event "Pharoahs Golden Parade", which the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has organized for Saturday 3 April in Cairo.
The protagonists are 22 royal mummies dating back to the XVII, XVIII, XIX and XX dynasty of the pharaohs. Of the 22 mummies, 18 belong to pharaohs, including Ramses II, Siptah, Seknen Ra, Tuthmosis III, Seti I, and four to queens, including Hatshebut, Meritamun, wife of King Amenhotep I, and Ahmose-Nefertari, wife of the king Ahmose. The event brought spectators back to the age of the pyramids, when kings and queens were transported to their tombs into eternity in sumptuous funeral processions.
The parade, accompanied by fireworks, started from Tahir Square and ended at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, where the mummies will remain permanently. The mummies went down the Nile and carried by chariots and horses
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THE SIXTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF SAINT JOHN PAUL II AT THE MUSEUM

The Museum of Peace - MAMT, with a live streaming from the chapel dedicated to St. John Paul II, recalled with a moment of prayer the sixteenth anniversary of his death in the Vatican on April 2, 2005.
"An exciting moment - recalled President Capasso - which touched the hearts of the whole world. I thank God for giving me the opportunity to meet and get to know
Pope Woityla".

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APPEAL FOR THE COOPERATION OF ALL AGAINST COVID 19

In this particular historical moment, in which the whole world is involved in what could become a human tragedy - a desperate war against the invisible enemy Covid 19 - the cooperation of all of us is needed.
If for once the humanitarian spirit prevailed over the political-economic power of multinationals, a solution could be found by liberalizing the patents of the vaccine manufacturers, allowing their production on site and encouraging them. To this end, the cooperation of all states for a shared common strategy would be needed. It is not, in fact, a struggle to impose a product on the markets:

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MEDITERRANEAN AWARD FOR SCIENCES AND RESEARCH 2021 TO CORRADO PERRICONE

It was assigned to prof. Corrado Perricone the "Mediterranean Prize for Science and Research 2021". On March 25, 2021, webinar from the headquarters of the Fondazione Mediterraneo, the Award Ceremony of the Prize awarded to prof. Corrado Perricone - hematologist former member of the Superior Health Council - for his scientific commitment since the beginning of the Covid 19 pandemic and for the exceptional nature of a long life path that testifies to his rigorous scientific message aimed at safeguarding life human in this difficult moment in the history of humanity, victim of the pandemic.
The professor. Perricone was among the authors of the "Appeal for the cooperation of all against Covid 19" proposed by the Fondazione Mediterraneo and by institutions of various countries
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FABIO PERRICONE DONATES THE WORK "THE FAIRIES OF PEACE" TO THE MUSEUM

Doctor Fabio Perricone, medical artist, donated his work entitled "The fairies of peace" to the director of the Museum of Peace - MAMT, Pia Balducci Molinari. Present prof. Corrado Perricone and the president Michele Capasso.

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WORLD WATER DAY

Despite the worldwide blockade caused by the "Coronavirus", the Mediterranean Foundation and the Museum of Peace - MAMT - through multimedia systems, portals and social media - celebrated World Water Day with a large community, established by the United Nations in 1992. The theme of the 2020 edition of the "Day" is the profound link between water and climate change. Among the interventions of international experts, those of the president Michele Capasso, of prof. Maurizio Iaccarino, of prof. Corrado Perricone and the Bishop of the Lucania Valley Monsignor Ciro Miniero.

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THE FONDAZIONE MEDITERRANEO PRESENTS THE WORLD CALL FOR WATER

On the occasion of the "World Water Day" the Fondazione Mediterraneo presented the WORLD’S APPEAL FOR WATER, in the presence of representatives of politics, culture, science, religions and civil society.

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THE FOUNDATION AT THE SIDE OF DON CIOTTI AND OF "LIBERA" FOR THE 26TH DAY OF REMEMBRANCE IN MEMORY OF THE INNOCENT VICTIMS OF THE MAFIE

On the occasion of the XXVIa Day of Remembrance and Commitment in memory of the innocent victims of the mafia - promoted by Libera and supported, among others, by the Fondazione Mediterraneo - for the first time in 26 years we are not together to color the squares of Italy . In these difficult days where it is essential to stay at home, we did not want to let the families of the innocent victims of the mafias miss our embrace. And the memory does not stop just as the memory of all the innocent victims of the mafia does not stop. March 21 has never been an end date in itself but always the stage of a commitment that lasts 365 days a year in schools, universities, associations, parishes and everywhere citizens live that responsibility for the common good that it is the first antidote to the evil of the mafias and corruption. The innocent victims of the mafias don't just want to be remembered. They want us to continue their commitment, to fulfill their hopes. To remember, to bring back to the heart the lives of people torn from their families, realizing, in fact, a right to a name and to remember that has no "civil" content but ethical, human, supportive: core values ​​of a community capable of building a process of Memory. This is why it was decided to celebrate the day through a social campaign. Through the web and social media, all the innocent victims of the mafia have been remembered, their stories, their names and our closeness to all the families of the innocent victims of the mafia.

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FIRST NATIONAL DAY IN MEMORY OF THE VICTIMS OF COVID-19

At the Museum of Peace - MAMT thousands of streaming links for the celebration of the first national day in memory of the victims of the Corinavirus.
In fact, a year ago, on March 18, 2020, Italy was facing one of its first blackest days: about 3,000 victims of Covid-19 nationwide. At the same time in Bergamo, dozens of Army trucks were carrying the coffins of the dead that the city, now close to collapse, could no longer contain to the crematorium ovens of nearby cities. For the occasion, Prime Minister Mario Draghi will be in Bergamo and take part in two events: the first at the monumental cemetery and the second at the inauguration of the Bosco della memoria.
The initiative aims to "preserve and renew the memory of all the people who have died as a result of this epidemic". The proposal that received the go-ahead from Montecitorio is summarized in the unified text (AC 2451 and abb., S. 1894) consisting of 6 articles: among these there is precisely the institution, on March 18, of a National Day in memory of all the victims of the coronavirus epidemic, the possibility that the State, the Regions or local authorities, organize ceremonies, events or initiatives, in coordination with the associations concerned, especially aimed at the younger generations, to favor the moment of remembrance and that the educational activities organized by educational institutions to promote understanding and learning of the issues related to the spread of the coronavirus epidemic and the international commitment to its containment.

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THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE TOTEM OF PEACE IN ERBIL CELEBRATED

The president of the Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso with Pia Molinari - member of the board of the Foundation - celebrated the 9th anniversary of the "Totem of Peace" in Iraqi Kurdistan, in Erbil.
"Nine years ago - President Capasso recalls - we met the President of the Iraqi Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani in Erbil, accompanied by a delegation of Ministers and by the Chief of Staff Fuad Hussein.
On that occasion, President Barzani joined the "Totem of Peace" project, ensuring the support of his country. Mario Molinari's sculptural work - Totem of Peace - was presented in several events held on the anniversary of the Halabja genocide and was recognized as a symbol to represent the martyrs of Kurdistan and, recently, the Christian ones of Mosoul.
An important recognition also in consideration of Pope Francis' recent visit to Mosul and his call to peace and interreligious dialogue of which the "Totem of Peace" is a symbol".

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