The Fondazione Mediterraneo and the Federazione Anna Lindh Italia have signed the "Manifesto of Assisi" among the first and participated in the meeting in Assisi in the Papal Hall of the Sacred Convent.
Among the interventions those of the Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, of the Minister of University and Research, Gaetano Manfredi and of the President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli. Among the promoters of the Manifesto are the president of the Symbola Foundation, Ermete Realacci, the Custos of the Sacred Convent of Assisi, father Mauro Gambetti, the director of San Francesco magazine, father Enzo Fortunato, the president of Coldiretti, Ettore Prandini, that of Confindustria , Vincenzo Boccia, the CEO of Enel, Francesco Starace, and of Novamont, Catia Bastioli as well as the president of the Mediterranean Foundation, Michele Capasso.
"This manifesto, which then outlines a before and after for environmental policies in Italy, could not fail to start from Umbria because it is the result of the green awareness that both Assisi and this region have" said the director of the press room of the Sacro Convento, father Enzo Fortunato.
Umbria, for President Donatella Tesei, "represents a region where, by tackling these concepts, we can move from words to deeds".
January 24 in Assisi is for Realacci an appointment on the environment "stronger than that of the Davos World Economic Forum" because, he explained, "the Assisi Manifesto is a new and very Italian alliance that weaves a network between the economy, culture and research with the contribution of the best technological, institutional, political, social, cultural energies of the country ".
President Michele Capasso, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Fondazione Mediterraneo which coincides with today's day, underlined the importance of moving from a "system of measures" to a "system of values" in which "it is absolutely essential to build an economy and a more human-sized society capable of courageously facing the climate crisis, thanks to a new alliance between institutions, the economic world, politics, society and culture"