THE SECRETARY GENERAL PARTICIPATES IN THE CONFERENCE “ZAGARA E RAIS – INCONTRI ARABO-MEDITERRANEI D’ISPICA”

Ispica, 26th July 2008 - The Secretary General of Euro-Med TDS participates in the event “Zagara e Rais – Incontri arabo-mediterranei d’Ispica”.

Zagara and Rais is an initiative which aims to bring near people with words, music and art.

The Arab heritage is deeply present in Sicilian cultural legacy and this event aims to bring to light how Sicily influenced in its turn Mediterranean Arab countries.v The initiative offers the opportunity to strengthen intercultural dialogue in order to contribute in constructing a “peace bridge” of cooperation and integration among people and countries of the Mediterranean basin.

The speech of the Secretary General is about: “Agriculture and climate change in the Mediterranean: social risks, opportunities from knowledge society”.

In the conference participate: Piero Rustico (Mayor of Ispica), Marisa Moltisanti (assessor for the Arts), Innocenzo Leontini (Regional Deputy), Lucio Guerrato (Ambassador Director of the Foundation Anna Lindh), Cosimo Risi (Minister Plenipotentiary Euro- Mediterranean partnership – Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Stefania Panebianco (Professor of Politic Science), Salah Methnani (writer and journalist), Fausto Capelli (Professor of Community Law).

See the program of the conference