2011 (EN)

In the name of all the winners of the MEDITERRANEAN AWARD – 146 personalities from 43 countries, such as the Nobel prize-winners Naguib Mahfouz and Shirin Ebadi, Lea Rabin, Simon Peres, Queen Rania of Jordan, etc. , who have received this prestigious award - the Egyptian writer Alaa Al Aswani symbolically handed over the “Totem of Peace”, by the sculptor Mario Molinari, to the mayor of Naples Luigi de Magistris, with the wish that one day it will be possible to report of a “Neapolitan revolution” that can give back to this city its role of great European and Mediterranean capital.

Naples le 14 septembre 2011
Alaa Al- Aswani


The press release

The Mediterranean Award