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”

In Naples, at the beautiful emotional and cultural setting offered by the Fondazione Mediterraneo and the Museum of Peace - MAMT, the third step of the journey towards the United States of Europe took place.
The journey began in Florence, the city of the never forgotten Giorgio La Pira, at the Kennedy Foundation on June 7, 2018 with the presentation of the Manifesto in the Red Tulip Project in the link:

Subsequently, on November 8, 2018 the seminar on the forms of State and Government adapted to the United States of Europe was organized in light of the experience gained both in Switzerland and in Canada and in the United States of America.

The third stage continued along the way highlighting the European Union caused by Brexit and the confederal model that is no longer able to face the internal challenges of the demands of equality and security and external on the type of crisis resulting from globalization and the inability to manage in a unified way the geopolitical crises of the Mediterranean and of the American continent.
In the emotional context of the Museum of Peace - MAMT the stage has found, with the coordination of Michele Capasso, Salvatore Calleri and Giuseppe Lumìa, his sharing among those present in the speech of Churchill in Zurich read from the desk of his room of the former "Grand Hotel de Londres ", today headquarters of the Fondazione Mediterraneo.
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The journey will continue in Naples at the Fondazione Mediterraneo on May 17, 2019 with the 1st Summit on the United States of Europe and May 18, 2019 with the 26th International Anti-Mafia Summit of the Caponnetto Foundation (in collaboration with the OMCOM and the Foundation Mediterranean).

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The first meeting was held entitled "Towards the WORLD PEACE FORUM".
Representatives of Federation, institutions, associations and networks met for two days in order to analyze the main issues to be submitted to the WORLD PEACE FORUM.
President Michele Capasso with Salvatore Calleri and Giuseppe Lumìa illustrated the main stages and, in particular, the one dedicated to the United States of Europe.

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The International Conference on Fraternity (Global Conference of Human Fraternity) promoted by the Council of Elders, Council of Muslim Wise Men, chaired by Shaykh al-Azhar Ahmad al-Tayyib and founded in Abu Dhabi in 2014, took place in Abu Dhabi from 3 to 4 February 2019.
A delegation from the Fondazione Mediterraneo and the Anna Lindh Italia Federation took part in these days at the historic visit of Pope Francis to the Emirates and to the interreligious meeting "Human Fraternity", to which the pope gave his contribution.
Before the Pope's arrival, 500 religious leaders from all over the world have already gathered, who have discussed in 21 workshops with 60 speakers, of whom 30 are Muslims and 30 are the majority of Christian churches.
European Islamic delegations came from Ukraine, Algeria, Lebanon, Mauritania, Tunisia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bosnia, Albania, Kosovo, Croatia, Russia, India, Italy and Pakistan.
The international meeting in Abu Dhabi was opened by high-ranking members of the Islamic world, including Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary General of the Arab League and Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance of the UAE.
In addition to Orthodox, Oriental and Protestant Christian authorities, the Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, Mgr. Miguel Ayuso, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, former Custos of the Holy Land, the Franciscan friar from Jerusalem Ibrahim Faltas and others.
The chief rabbi of Poland, rav. Michael Schudrich.
Three main themes discussed in the two days of meetings, in turn divided into sub-topics. The first, "Principles of Human Fraternity" has been divided into "Consolidating the notion of citizenship", "Combat extremism", "Promoting dialogue" and "Defending the rights of the oppressed and the persecuted", the second theme, "The main challenges facing the human brotherhood in the world", includes "Lack of human conscience", "Exclusion of religious morality", "Diffusion of individualism and materialism "and" Religious and ethnic fanaticism ".
Finally, the third macro-theme, "Joint responsibility for realizing human fraternity", discusses "Common responsibility for achieving global peace", "Responsibility of international and humanitarian organizations", "Role of educational, cultural and media organizations and institutions in the construction and diffusion of the brotherhood "and de" The role of young people of different religious and cultural backgrounds in achieving these objectives ".
The president Michele Capasso di is said particularly excited:
"The visit of Pope Francis is a dream come true; for 30 years we have been working for interreligious dialogue and today I see many protagonists who took part in Foundation events: from Cardinal Pietro Parolin to Jamal Sanna Al Swaidi, from Ibrahim Faltas to Archbishop Pierbattista Pizzaballa, from Yahia Pallavicini to many others who believed in this process. I remember the meeting with Cardinal Parolin and a delegation from the United Arab Emirates in June 2014 when we proposed this visit ".

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Like every year, the Museum of Peace has held various events with school students and various groups of visitors on the occasion of the "Day of Memory".
In the Sala Israel - inaugurated by Shimon Peres - several videos have been projected, some even unpublished, on the Shoah and on the deportation of the Jews in the various concentration camps.
Emotion and participation in particular looking at the testimonies of Andra and Tatiana Bucci on the occasion of their visit to the Museum of Peace. Their story was moving: daughters of a Jewish mother, in 1944 - when they were only 6 and 4 years old - they were deported to Auschwitz and survived.
Today Tatiana lives in Brussels, while Andra between the United States and Europe.
On this occasion their book "Noi, bambine ad Auschwitz" was presented. Our history of Holocaust survivors (published by Mondadori).

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