FEDERATION ANNA LINDH ITALIA - ONLUS

The Federazione Anna Lindh Italia, not-for-profit, shares the aims of the Anna Lindh Foundation: created in 2004 by the European Commission together with the 42 Euro-Mediterranean countries.
The Federation's objective is to promote, support and implement the cultural and social interaction between Italy and the Euro-Mediterranean countries in various fields of action including: art, architecture, archaeology, environment, crafts, youth, women, human rights, migrants, crafts, employment, training, education, education, childhood, sports, interreligious dialogue, legality, music, food culture, empowerment, tradition, tourism, social solidarity, exchanges.
In particular, the Federation intends to implement initiatives in favour of young people, especially aimed at restoring their hope and confidence through the promotion of the "true",the "beautiful" and the "good”

The appointment in Nairobi opens with a minute of silence, observed before each preparatory meeting, for the victims of the plane crash in Ethiopia in which all 157 people died, including 19 UN employees.
Until Friday 15 March the delegates of 193 UN member states, ministers, representatives of NGOs, associations - including the "Fondazione Mediterraneo" and the "Federazione Anna Lindh Italia Onlus " - and directors of multinational companies discussed the issues environmental, with the aim of multiplying efforts to save the planet from climate change and excessive exploitation of resources.
There was also talk of new technologies and in particular of geo-engineering, such as alternative solutions to excessive production of CO2, reduction of consumption, food waste and de-carbonization of economies and marine pollution from plastics.
President Capasso, in one of the meetings, recalled what Pope Francis said - always attentive to the issue of respect for the common House, to which he dedicated the Encyclical "Laudato sì" - a few days ago, receiving the participants of the Conference at the Vatican on "Religions and sustainable development": on this occasion the Pope indicated the need for an "ecological conversion" of the present world.
"Plastic Free Oceans", out of plastic from our seas: with this motto the WWF has launched an international mobilization to accelerate the ban on single-use plastic products in Europe and Italy.
The "Fondazione Mediterraneo" and the environmental associations of the "Federazione Anna Lindh Italia Onlus " have underlined how the goal for this Assembly in Nairobi is to have a New Deal that sees all environmental issues treated, from climate to biodiversity, to overfishing of resources in a coordinated and constructive manner and no longer fragmented, as has been the case to date.
According to the latest WWF report, around 100 million tons of plastic are dispersed throughout the world every year and around 9 million tons are annually ending up in our oceans.
"This is no longer tolerable - said President Capasso - we are destroying the land" and recalled the demonstrations scheduled for March 15 in the world, adhering to the stimulus of the young Swedish Greta, to face the climate changes that are destroying our future.

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The Fondazione Mediterraneo and the Museum of Peace - MAMT hosted the "Caravan for the South" organized by Eleonora Forenza, European Deputy Gue / Ngl.
On this occasion the many participants (see program) focused on two focuses:

  1. Work, wages, income.
  2. Differentiated federalism and autonomy.

Two dossiers were presented:

  1. Repression and the right to dissent.
  2. For a feminist Europe: gender perspectives on economic policies and international trade.

President Capasso, in his greeting address, underlined the importance of safeguarding the European unity through the redesign of a solidarity  based on the needs of the people but looking at the constitution of the United States of Europe: the only antidote to nationalisms and authoritarian drifts.
Some members of the Anna Lindh Italia Federation took part.

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The workshop "MED BLUE ECONOMY: THE MEDITERRANEAN VEHICLE FOR THE INTERNAZONALIZATION OF COMPANIES" was held at the Posillipo Hall of the Hotel Royal Continental in Naples organized by CISE, the Italian Confederation for Economic Development, in collaboration with the Campania Region and - among others - the Mediterranean Foundation.
Took part Giuseppe Romano, president of CISE, Michele Capasso, President of Fondazione Mediterraneo, the Ambassador of Egypt in Italy Hisham Badr, the director of the port of Alexandria Aldabah Abdulqadir Saied, the general secretary of GWU Kevin Camilleri, Libyan MP Sdli Adel Ali B, Salvatore Forte, president of Consortium Industriale Sud Pontino, Raffaella Pignetti, President Consortium ASI Caserta.
On this occasion President Capasso recalled relations with Egypt for 30 years and Ambassador Badr underlined the importance of the Fondazione Mediterraneo which has been promoting and strengthening economic, scientific and cultural exchanges with Egypt for 30 years: these are the new plan that, in collaboration with the Embassy, ​​will be dedicated to Egypt in the Museum of Peace - MAMT.
Representatives and members of the "Anna Lindh Italia Onlus Federation" participated in the workshop.

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The first day of the "MED BLUE ECONOMY" International Conference organized by CISE, the Italian Confederation for Economic Development, in collaboration with the Campania Region and, among others, the Fondazione Mediterraneo took place at the Royal Court Theater of Naples.
Speakers: the President of the Campania Region Enzo De Luca, Giuseppe Romano, president of CISE, Michele Capasso, President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo, Salvatore Forte, President of Consorzio Industriale Sud Pontino, Raffaella Pignetti, President of Consortium ASI Caserta, Danilo Iervolino, President of the Mercatorum University, the presidents of the Professional Orders of Naples and the diplomatic representatives of various countries. Moderator the journalist of the TGR Massimo Calenda.
Promoting the internationalization of Italian companies in the Mediterranean: this is the primary objective of the Med Blue Economy, the event taking place in Naples: the third stage, after Valletta and Tunis, in the 'three days' (from 14 to 16 February 2018), hosted the presentation of projects aimed at launching investments and attracting foreign capital, but above all assisting companies willing to expand in some key Mediterranean countries such as Egypt, Malta and Tunisia.
The Director General of CISE ing. Salvartore Puca illustrated the pilot project of the PON Legality 2014/20 "ASI cura", which sees the Naples Consortium as the implementing entity to ensure the safety of industrial areas; a project worth 92 million euros and involving five southern regions, with the effective participation of Eurispes and Universitas Mercatorum.
The president Capasso carried out an intervention on the importance of constituting and strengthening a coalition of "shared values ​​and interests".
Numerous members of the Federazione Anna Lindh Italia Onlus participated.

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