On the 18th of September 2010, at the Council Room of the Municipality Hall of San Sebastiano al Vesuvio, the awarding ceremony for the Mediterranean Award "Raffaele Capasso" for Legality to the memory of the mayor of Pollica Angelo Vassallo, brutally murdered on the 5th of September 2010 took place.

Doing that, they wanted to recall the committment of Angelo Vassallo who was able to show the power of understanding, bringing a message of nobility and heart to difficult areas.

The deputy-mayor of Pollica Stefano Pisani received the award and acknowledged publicly the Fondazione Mediterraneo, the first institution that honoured Angelo Vassallo, with practical actions, for example:
1) The awarding of the 1st Mediterranean Award "Raffaele Capasso" for Legality to the memory of Angelo Vassallo.
2) The creation of the Mediterranean Award for Environment and Co-development to Angelo Vassallo and its ceremony to be held each year in Acciaroli.
3) The establishment in Pollica and Acciaroli of a Bureau for the Maison de la Paix - Casa Universale delle Culture dedicated to Angelo Vassallo in which they can carry on actions about environment, legality and young people.
4) The unveiling of the only Totem of Peace dedicated to Angelo Vassallo to be placed in the Harbour of Acciaroli as a symbol for legality, environmental and peace protection, on the occasion of the 1st month anniversary of death of the mayor of Pollica.

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