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”

During an "ad hoc" meeting, the international committee of the Mediterranean Foundation expressed solidarity with the Lebanese people, victims of the serious explosion that caused innocent victims and destruction.
“We are close to the Lebanese people to whom 30 years of friendship and cooperation in this terrible tragedy bind us. As has happened several times, Lebanon will be able to rise again ”this is the final declaration of the meeting which decided on concrete initiatives for the protection and safeguarding of the damaged cultural heritag
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The sixteenth of the anniversaries is dedicated to the seventh year since the death of Father Paolo Dall’oglio who was kidnapped on 29 July 2013.
The touched President Michele Capasso recalled the friendship with Father Paolo and the many battles waged together to promote peace and interreligious dialogue, in particular between Christianity and Islam.
The last meeting in Marseille in 2013 shortly before the kidnapping
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Great emotion at the Museum of Peace - MAMT where on the big screens, in compliance with the COVID 19 regulations, a group of visitors enjoyed the Riccardo Muti Concert broadcast by RAIUNO.
The Concert for Syria was conducted on 5 July 2020 by Maestro Riccardo Muti at the Archaeological Park of Paestum for "The ways of friendship", as part of the Ravenna Festival. An event, between music and solidarity, that Rai Cultura proposed today 23 July at 11.15 pm on Rai1.
Together with Muti, the Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra and the Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra, which offer Symphony n. 3 in E flat major, op. 55 "Eroica" by Ludwig van Beethoven. To precede the performance of the Symphony, the performances of the singer Aynur Doğan and the artist Zehra Doğan, both of Kurdish origin.
The concert was dedicated to Hevrin Khalaf (1984-2019) young Syrian Kurdish woman, raped and victim of a barbarian ambush and to Khaled al-Assad (1932-2015) archaeologist, director of the Archaeological Site of Palmira who died beheaded because he wanted to defend the heritage history of that area.
President Capasso recalled on this occasion the ancient friendship with Khaled al-Assad and, before the concert, he screened an unpublished video of Palmyra: the members of the Foundation present briefly illustrated all the initiatives that the Foundation has undertaken since 2011 to help innocent victims of the civil war in Syria.
The show was supported by the Campania Region in collaboration with the Salerno Chamber of Commerce and the Ravenna Festival, promoted and organized by Scabec in collaboration with the Archaeological Park of Paestum and Velia and with the Municipality of Capaccio.
The first major post-Covid-19 event, with over 800 spectators.

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Dozens of religious leaders from all over the world discussed on July 21 in a webinar promoted by ICESCO (Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), in collaboration with WMCC (World Muslim Communities Council) and the MWL (Muslim World League).
The Fondazione Mediterraneo is alongside COREIS in this process.
The theme, "Role of religious leaderships in the face of crises: towards a global moral solidarity of religious leaderships", allowed to take stock of which humanitarian initiatives to carry out in the educational and socio-cultural area in the Islamic world to counter the crisis caused by the pandemic.
It was thus an opportunity to take stock of a series of projects promoted in the Islamic world in recent years, including the "Initiative of the Guardian of the two holy mosques for dialogue between followers of religions and cultures and its executive plan" , the "Charter of Mecca", the "Marrakesh Declaration on the Rights of Religious Minorities in the Islamic World", the "Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Coexistence", the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the "ICESCO-Vatican Declaration on promoting the culture of respect and human solidarity", issued in Buenos Aires.
In addition to authoritative institutional representatives from several countries in the Islamic world (including for example Morocco, Sudan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, the Caucasus, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Singapore, Tchad etc ...), Msgr. Khaled Akasheh, director of the Commission for Religious Relations with Muslims of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue and rav. David Rosen, director of the American Jewish Committee's Department for Interreligious Dialogue.
Among the speakers of the webinar
:

  • Marshal Idriss Deby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad
  • Mohamed Mokhtar, Egypt's Awqaf minister
  • Mohamed El Mahrasawi, president of Al Azhar University
  • Al-Qadi Mohamed Abdessalam, Secretary General of the Human Brotherhood Committee
  • Faisal Al-Muaammar, KAICIID Secretary General, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Center for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue
  • Allahshükür Pashazade, mufti of the Caucasus and Azerbaijan

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