We would like to thank the speakers who took part in our conference on March 29, 2022, "The Center for Higher Education and Science Diplomacy on Sustainability at the Turtledoves Villa in Ponza. A New Mediterranean Perspective":

  • Gabriele Annis, DGEU, Italian Foreign Ministry
  • Amb. Raphael Schutz, Ambassador of Israel to the Holy See
  • Carlo Corazza, Head, European Parliament Office in Italy
  • Francesco Ferraiuolo, Mayor of Ponza, RIDE member (message)
  • Gennaro Migliore, President, Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean-PAM (message)
  • Antonio Parenti, Head, European Commission’s Representation in Italy
  • Fadwah Khawaja al-Shaer, Jerusalem Center for Women, Palestinian ALF HoN
  • Samuel (Muli) Peleg, Oranim College of Education International School, Israeli ALF HoN
  • Desirée Quagliarotti, National Research Council-CNR in Napoli (RIDE member), Italian Representative at the ALF Advisory Council
  • Necdet Sağlam, Association of Civil Society and Development Institute, Turkish ALF Co–HoN
  • Stefano Antonelli, Italy-Emirates cooperation project, with a message from Dina Storey, Head of sustainability operations (United Arab Emirates)
  • Salvatore Capasso, full professor of Economic Policy, University of Naples Parthenope, National Research Council-CNR in Napoli (RIDE member)
  • Federico Cinquepalmi, Italian Ministry of University and Research MUR, Sapienza University
  • Sandro Dernini, Founder and Coordinator, Forum on Mediterranean Food Cultures
  • Martina Desole, EnoLL Director
  • Nizar Ramadan, Editorial Director, Kmetro 0 (RIDE media partner)
  • Andrea Sonnino, Professor of Ecology and Sustainability, Universitas Mercatorum
  • Giovanni Stanghellini, PRIMA Italian Secretariat Santa Chiara Lab, Siena University
  • Angelica Edna Calò Livne, Artistic Director, “Beresheet LaShalom – A Beginning for Peace” Foundation
  • Stella Acerno, President, Center for Education on Human Rights (CEDU), RIDE member
  • Lucilla Franchetti , Former Italian Television Rai Official


  • Enrico Molinaro: Secretary General, The Italian Network for the Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue (RIDE); President, Mediterranean Perspectives
  • Greta Spreafico, Assistant Coordinator, The Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF) in Italy

Special thanks to all of our RIDE and Mediterranean Perspective Staff members who attended the event:

  • Aurelia Paternostro
  • Francesca Capoccia
  • Enrica Miceli
  • Jeanne Melmoux

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