2016 (EN)

On September 9, 2016 the hon. Elisabeth Guigou - President of the Foreign affairs Commission of the National Assembly of the French Republic and president of the Anna Lindh Foundation (FAL) - accompanied by her husband Prof. Jean-Louis Guigou, the Ambassador of Morocco in Italy Hassan Abouyoub, the consul General of France Jean-Paul Seytre, the consul general of Spain Fernando Sanchez Rau, the president of the City Council of Naples Doc. Alessandro Fucito, the delegate of the magnificent rector Prof. Gilberto Sammartino and other institutional representatives- inaugurated the section dedicated to the Fondazione Anna Lindh and its documentation centre carried out by the Fondazione Mediterraneo.
Present at the ceremony many founding members of the Italian FAL network who have illustrated their activity for the FAL:

  • Prof. Gilberto Sammartino recalled the role of the university Federico II and the actions carried out by the 2005 to date.
  • Prof. Massimo Pica Ciamarra, of the Euromedcity network and of PCA Int, illustrated the significant initiatives and commitment to support the project "Mediterranean capitals of dialogue".
  • Dr. Antonio Altiero, of the civil service, illustrated the initiatives in favour of the earthquake of Amatrice and everything realized in the Italian network from 2005.
  • The president of the City Council of Naples, Alessandro Fucito, has illustrated what has been done by Naples in over a decade for dialogue and initiatives for the Italian network.
  • Irene Capozzi and Sara De Angelis, of the associations CEIPES of Palermo and GRAMMELOT of Naples, illustrated the project supported by the FAL "IMAP: Intercultural Map of your city", application for migrants "proposed by the on. Guigou that is being realized in Naples and Palermo.
  • The CEIPES of Palermo illustrated its activities

President Guigou expressed his appreciation for the thirty-year action carried out by President Capasso for dialogue and peace, recalling the common friendship with the late President Mitterand.
President Guigou has been with the members of the Italian network, expressing his praise for the concrete actions carried out, particularly for the migrants and for the earthquake. He concluded his speech by stating what the Fondazione Mediterraneo has done in over 25 years of activity is "a commendable example that will have to be strengthened with further partnerships: a thank you and a good one to Michele Capasso for his commitment as a creator and activator of the FAL and the Italian network ".