2014 (EN)

On 24 october 2014 had been held, at the Chamber of Deputies, the Mediterranean Union Parlamentary Assembly AP-UpM), hon. Khalid Chaouki.
Parliament president Laura Boldrini, opened the meeting addressing her greetings. Among the participant are noteworthy European Parliament Vice President Vice President Davide Sassoli, Foreign Affaire Undersecretary, Benedetto Della Vedova and George Saliba, UPM General Secretary Delegate. Commission works had been structured in three panels dealing with: “Immigration and Integration” “Erasmus program and students and researchers free borderless stay, travel and study in Euro Mediterranean area” and “Foundation Anna Lindh 2014’s report: Social changes and Intercultural manifestations in Euro Mediterranean area”. To open the first session panel have been opened by Prefect Mario Morcone, Internal Affairs Immigration and Civil Freedom Head Department and Laura Thompson, International Migration Office General Vice Director. To the second session joined as speaker Silvia Costa, European Parliament Culture and Education Committee President, Abdelhamid El-Zoheiry, EMUNI’s President and Ivano Dionigi, Bologna University’s Dean and Italian Universities Deans Board International Relationship Delegate. During the last panel Andreu Claret, Anna Lindh Foundation Executive Director presented the Foundation’s 2014 report (coordinated by Eleonora Insalaco) which is focusing on “Social changes and Intercultural manifestations in Euro Mediterranean area”. Della Vedova Undersecretary closed the meeting with the hope Fondazione Mediterraneo could host Executive Board of Anna Lindh Foundation.