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The activities of the “Library of Peace” are aimed at promoting Euro-Mediterranean culture and the world especially towards adolescents and young people.
Numerous meetings with schools, book presentations and events and performances scheduled from October to June each year.

Equipped with about 20,000 volumes in various languages, the "Library of Peace" (BIPA) dedicates a section to children with books for children: from the myth of Giufà and the Thousand and One Nights to fairy tales that find unanimous consent and diffusion in various countries . A special section is dedicated to the city of Naples and Arabic poetry, with a room dedicated to the poet Al-Otaiba.

The patrimony of the "Library of Peace" essentially consists of donations from international and private entities, institutions. From the Alexandina Library to the Treccani Encyclopedia Institute, from the Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Piedmont and Liguria Regions to the cities of Marseille, Barcelona and Marrakech, from the Kuwait "Al-Babtain" Foundation to many private citizens.

The project of the "Library of Peace" - originally "Library of the Mediterranean" - was born in 1997 in Naples, on the occasion of the "II Euromed Civil Forum" organized by the Fondazione Mediterraneo. In 2003, with the permanent agreements signed and, in particular, the one with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (the then president Suzanne Mubarak attended the inauguration in Naples) the "Library of Peace" found its headquarters - with an initial endowment of 10,000 volumes - in the historic former “Grand Hotel de Londres” in Naples.
On that occasion it was decided to own the Library only at "Pace" and to involve the whole world and not just the Mediterranean area. In 2016 the "Library of Peace" was dedicated to St. Jean-Paul II.

The project was proposed by 2248 participants from 36 countries who commissioned the Fondazione Mediterraneo to create the "Library of Peace and the Mediterranean". The project, approved unanimously (with resolution and number 6 - 6B), found as initial partners the Fondazione Mediterraneo, the National Library of Naples, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Egypt) and the Victor Balaguer Library (Spain).