2012 (EN)

The Awards ceremony for the “2012 Mare Nostrum Awards” took place in Naples.
Created by the “Grimaldi Magazine”, the Mare Nostrum Awards are dedicated to the promotion of Sea Motorways. Its aim is to valorize this exceptional opportunity for exchange, linking and sustainable development for all countries in the Mediterranean area. The prize money value of the Mare Nostrum Awards amounts to euro 50,000 as every year, shared among the first five award winners. The international panel of the Award is composed of eminent representatives from the fields of journalism and culture. In fact, its President Folco Quilici was assisted by Brahim Aouam, former Consul of the Tunisian Republic in Naples, Vassiliki Armogeni, Greek journalist for the magazine Efoplistis, Michele Capasso, President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo, Diana De Feo, RAI reporter, Mimmo Jodice, photographer, Enric Juliana, Deputy Editor of the Spanish daily newspaper, La Vanguardia, Paul Kyprianou, former President of the Associazione Armatori RoRo Europei, Virman Cusenza, Director of Il Mattino. The Awards Secretary is Luciano Bosso, journalist and director of Grimaldi Magazine Mare Nostrum.
During the event, hosted by Massimo Giletti, the President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo Michele Capasso emphasized the need in such difficult times to “show courage” in every field to promote peace and development. In a convivial atmosphere, meeting with journalist Giovannino Russo and Folco Quilici, Capasso referred to their joint experiences in dialogue and protection of the environment.


The Panel