On May 28th 2004, Mr. Jean Claude Gaudin, Mayor of Marseille and Vice President of the French Senate, accompanied by a delegation of Councillors of the City of Marseille, by the Health Minister as well as by representatives of the various religions joining “Marseille Espérance”, visited the Central Office of the Fondazione Laboratorio Mediterraneo, where he inaugurated the “Marsiglia Hall”.

In the afternoon, at Vesuvio Hall of Maison de la Méditerranée, was held the Ceremony for the “Mediterranean Awards 2004”.

The Mediterranean Award for Peace 2004 was awarded to the Association ”Marseille Espérance”.