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On the occasion of the celebrations for the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, President Michele Capasso presented the WORLD PEACE FORUM based on the values of equality and respect for human rights at the base of the life of the South African president who died in 2013.
The Councilor for the City of Naples Alessandra Sardu stressed the importance of the initiative and the role of the City of Naples to ensure the due success.
At the end of the work, an invitation was made to the representatives of the institutions and associations present to collaborate on this significant event for Italy and for the city of Naples.

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The president of the Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso spoke at the initiative of the Municipality of Naples for the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela.
Coordinated by Alderman Alessandra Sardu, the mayor of Naples Luigi De Magistris and the Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to Rome Shirish M.Soni participated.
On this occasion the values of equality and acceptance at the base of Mandela's life and action were underlined.

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A delegation of the Fondazione Mediterraneo participated in the celebrations on the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela.
President Capasso recalled the two meetings with the South African president and the indelible teaching that traced the meaning of the Foundation's life and action.
Of particular importance is the speech given by Barak Obama: the former US president at Wanderers Stadium has launched an appeal for equality, change, hope, tolerance, and inclusion by referring to the values ​​for which he has fought throughout the life of the South African leader, inviting the world to take an example from the Nobel Peace Prize passed away on December 5, 2013.
Obama focused on the inequalities that afflict "many developing countries where riches end up in the pockets of the same people, strengthening the pattern of inequities and fueling corruption". A problem that, according to the former president, emerges even more "in the United States and in Western countries where the economic insecurity of middle-class families, of those who work in factories, on farms has grown. of millions of people are ignored, while few individuals hold too many powers, too much influence in the media and in economic life ".
At the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, the former president invited citizens all over the world to "believe in the facts", with a call for realism and against fake news. "Without the facts there is no basis for collaboration, if I say this is a podium and you say it's an elephant it will be difficult for us to collaborate." Among the crowd, who arrived early in the day to listen to him, there were also distinguished guests including Mandela's last wife, former Liberia president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former UN secretary general, Koffi Annan, and the former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi.

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The president of the Michele Capasso Foundation participated in the "National Day of the French Republic", present - among others - the prefect of Naples Carmela Pagano and the Mayor of Naples Luigi De Magistris.
The president of the Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso has joined other representatives of institutions and organizations in paying tribute to the Consul General of France in Naples Jean-Paul Seytre who leaves his post after 3 years.
President Capasso recalled the fruitful and continuous collaboration that led to the organization of important events for the Euro-Mediterranean dialogue.
The mayor of Naples, Luigi De Magistris, donated to the Consul the medal of the city and a plaque "For the passion, the abnegation and the sense of duty. For having developed and strengthened the cooperation between Naples and France ". Before the ceremony, which was also given the honor to the French military, the concert of Tunisian singer M'Barka Ben Taleb who with his group proposed "Sous le ciel de paris: a mix of Mediterranean rhythms and melodies.

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