NAPLES AT THE CENTER OF EUROMAGHREBINE COOPERATION

During the international conference on arab Maghreb, president Michele Capasso relaunched the role of Naples - with the Arab Maghreb House inaugurated in 2012 - as a center of cultural, scientific, economic and social cooperation with the Arab Maghreb countries.

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TUNISIA MAKES HOMAGE TO THE FONDAZIONE MEDITERRANEO

On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the Fondazione Mediterraneo, many Tunisian exponents have recalled the role of the Foundation since the late eighties.
Faiza Kefi, councilor for the justice of the president of the Parliament, recalled the foundation ceremony of the foundation and the II Euromed Civil Forum and Sonia M'Barek - former minister of culture and Tunisian singer - underlined the importance of music in the Museum of Peace - MAMT.
Wassila Ben Achour proposed ancient recipes for the Museum to preserve the memory and traditions.

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THE MEDITERRANEAN AND THE EURO-EUROPEAN DIALOGUE

During the international conference on the "Arab Maghreb", president Michele Capasso spoke with the former Secretary General of the Arab Maghreb Union Habib Ben Yahia.
Among the topics discussed there was that of need for a dialogue within Europe, the "Euro-European" dialogue to guarantee results in all Euro-Mediterranean policies.
"In fact - underlined Capasso - a region like Sicily is much closer and similar to Tunisia than to other European countries (such as Finland, Estonia or Lithuania): this is why a" Euro-European "dialogue is required in the cultural, social, economic and political spheres to better deal with programs and actions with the countries of the Southern Shore of the Mediterranean ".

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THE FONDAZIONE MEDITERRANEO PARTICIPATES IN THE 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS "THE MAGHREB, GEO-HISTORICAL DETERMINISM AND STRATEGIC QUESTIONS"

The President Michele Capasso participated in the 4th International Colloquium "The Maghreb, geo-historical determinism and strategic issues" organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Political Academy Forum.
The professor Capasso presided over the second scientific session dedicated to the "Challenges of integration of the Maghreb" and took part in the third scientific session dedicated to "The Maghreb and the other" with the report "The Great Mediterranean and the Arab Maghreb".
The tendency to consider the Maghreb Union as "a geopolitical, geo-economic necessity and the hope for a sustainable economic development" (Lamrani, 2013) still persists.
Is hope for a common Maghreb future at all levels desirable? It's possible?
Three main concepts were at the base of the interview: understanding, seeing, building.
Concrete experiences of cooperation between States and civil society in the Maghreb countries can in fact be sources of inspiration to identify the areas to be exploited as priorities.

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THE FEDERAZIONE ANNA LINDH ITALIA PARTICIPATES IN THE 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS "THE MAGHREB, GEO-HISTORICAL DETERMINISM AND STRATEGIC QUESTIONS"

The Federazione Anna Lindh Italia participated in the 4th International Colloquium "The Maghreb, geo-historical determinism and strategic issues" organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the Political Academy Forum.
The professor Capasso presided over the second scientific session dedicated to the "Challenges of integration of the Maghreb" and took part in the third scientific session dedicated to "The Maghreb and the other" with the report "The Great Mediterranean and the Arab Maghreb".
Anis Boufrika, head of tunisinian network of Anna Linfh Foundation participated in this meeting.

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THE PRESIDENT OF THE EC JUNCKER MEETS THE PRESIDENT OF TUNISIA ESSEBSI

During a cordial meeting at the Palace of Carthage, the President of the European Commission, Jeam-Claude Juncker, met the President of Tunisia Caid Essebsi.
In this meeting, President Juncker announced that the Commission had withdrawn Tunisia from the "black lists" of third countries for funding terrorist groups.
On this occasion, it confirmed the granting of a loan to Tunisia by the EU for 270 million euro to strengthen the strategic partnership.
President Capasso, present in Tunis, welcomed this further step towards a closer structuring of relations between Tunisia and the EU, recalling the proposal of the Fondazione Mediterraneo, since 1997, to associate countries such as Tunisia and Morocco with EU to strengthen peace and cooperation.

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TUNISIA, COUSIN SEA

The president of the Mediterranean Foundation Michele Capasso, during his trip to Tunisia, has retraced an itinerary on camel from Gammarth to Bizerte: the same carried out in 1989 with his fraternal friend Predrag Matvejevic' (with him and other Mediterranean intellectuals he created the Foundation thirty years ago) that defined Tunisia as "cousin sea".

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SECOND CONFERENCE "ITALY-AFRICA"

The "Second Italy-Africa Conference" was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Farnesina).
Three hundred and fifty delegates representing 46 African countries and 13 international organizations, including the African Union.
The Fondazione Mediterraneo expresses its satisfaction with this important initiative which represents an important moment of structured dialogue between Italy and the states of the African continent.
President Mattarella said in his speech that "The main objective for the future depends on the ability to work together to go beyond the logic of emergence, governing the phenomenon, removing the root causes".
President Capasso underlined the need to structure a stable partnership between Italy and the African countries in order to create more actions capable of training young people in Africa: "In the near future - said Capasso - Italy, following the path of aging of its population, it will need migrants capable of assuming operational roles in society: the challenge is to know how to train and integrate them by abandoning the concept of "tolerance" to assume that of "coexistence".

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THE OUR FATHER RECITED BY THE LITTLE RAUL ENCHANTS THE VISITORS OF THE EMOTIONAL PATHWAY "ONE SEA, THREE FAITHS"

The Our Father recited by the little Raul enchants the visitors of the emotional pathway "One sea, Three faiths".

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REVIEW "FOREIGNERS IN NAPLES"

The Fondazione Mediterraneo with the Museum of Peace - MAMT participates in the event "Foreigners in Naples". A full calendar of events, photographic exhibitions, walks, welcoming days, etc ... that will accompany us for a whole month from 19 October to 19 November.
In particular, on 9 November 2018 the "Mediterranean Award" will take place:

4.30 pm - Deposition of laurel wreaths before the relics of the Unknown Migrant
Place: Maritime Station, Piazzale Guardia Costiera
5.00 pm - Visit to the emotional pathway "Voice of Migrants"
Place: Museum of Peace - Depretis street 130
6.00 pm - Awarding ceremony for the "Mediterranean Award"
in S.E. Mohamed M. Abou El Enein
Place: Museum of Peace - Depretis street 130

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