The MEDITERRANEAN FOUNDATION, since its creation in 1990 immediately after the fall of the Berlin Wall, has taken as one of its main objectives the establishment of the "UNITED STATES OF THE WORLD": from an intuition of Gustavo Rol.
The activities carried out over the last three decades by the Foundation - particularly in the area of the "Greater Mediterranean" - bear witness to a constant and concrete action that, precisely in these difficult times of war and pandemic, is an anchor of salvation to strengthen the spirit of peace and cooperation between peoples.
The adhesions of men and women, organisations and institutions from various countries contribute to supporting the institutional initiative by pursuing concrete objectives and effective means for the defence of the planet, respect for the fundamental rights of the human person, the coexistence of philosophies, faiths and religions, the fair distribution of goods and resources, the union of science and politics for the salvation of humanity and against all wars.


"As of tonight, the border is open". This announcement by the leader of the Berlin Communist Party, Gunter Schabowsky, on 9 November 1989 marked the start of the dismantling of the Berlin Wall, the true symbol of the Cold War, built in 1961 by the regime headed by Walter Ulbricht.
Architect Michele Capasso was in Berlin at this historic moment. He talks about it with Lilli Gruber - TG2 correspondent - and other Italians present in the "capital" city of the two Germanies.
It was on this occasion that Capasso thought that the dream of the UNITED STATES OF THE WORLD - proposed by Gustavo Rol in 1987 - and of the UNITED STATES OF EUROPE could be pursued.
A few days later, it was his idea to set up a foundation for the United States of Europe and the Mediterranean.

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