Italy

A.p.s Le Ragunanze

National Network
Italy
Address

via Fabiola 1
Roma
Italy

Telephone
065349207
Telephone (other)
065349207
Fax
065349207
E-Mail
apsleragunanze@gmail.com
Mobile Phone
065349207
Mobile Phone (other)
065349207
Organisation Type
Other
Year of Establishment
2014
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
General Information
The Association of Social Promotion "Le Ragunanze" is made up of people who want to promote and engage in the dissemination of culture and art in all its expressions. The Association is inspired by the principles of free associationism, is non-political and does not pursue profit-making
Mission and Objectives

The association has the fundamental task of promoting and managing activities of social and territorial utility in favor of associates or third parties in full respect of the freedom and dignity of the members themselves, encouraging above all initiatives aimed at Culture. "Ragunanza" was a daily word from the Baroque era and meant "meeting", gathering more people, mainly individuals of any artistic expression.

Main Projects / Activities

Every year the association organizes the literary contest "Le Ragunanze", which involves writers from every region of Italy. Among the activities there are poetry readings, cultural meetings in collaboration with other associations, all with the aim of encouraging the meeting and enhancement of creativity.

Contact (1) Full Name
Michela Zanarella
Head of the organisation
Michela Zanarella

Accademia ISA

National Network
Italy
Address

Via Giuseppe Meda, 7
20136 - Milano (Italy)

Milano
Italy

Telephone
+39.02.89422043
Fax
+39.02.89422043
E-Mail
info@accademiaisa.it
E-Mail (2)
presidenza@accademiaisa.it
Mobile Phone
+39.348.2379729
Mobile Phone (other)
+39.339.7762355
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
  2. Democracy and community development
  3. Heritage
  4. International/Cultural relations
  5. Religion
  6. Research
  7. Youth and education
General Information
1.The Accademia ISA - Inter-religious Studies Academy has been established in September 2007. It has 12 charter members and 40 volunteers. 2.Yearly fixed incomes of the Association are around 12000 euros, coming from membership fees and voluntary deeds. 3.Other subventions are due to sponsorships by local authorities, public and private foundations, as well as to private donations. 4.The main activity of the association is Teachers and Students Training in the field of Inter-Religious Studies; this activity is developed by means of school lessons, seminars, production of multimedial and printed didactical materials, artistic and cultural events, research projects. 5.The training activities involve local authorities (i.e. Counselorships for Equal Opportunities, Integration, Education and Culture; Local School Offices), Universities and other associations with similar purposes (University of Milan; IHEI - Institut des Hautes Etudes Islamiques), as well as religious communities (i.e. the Rabbinic Assembly of Italy and the Italian Islamic Religious Community - COREIS)
Mission and Objectives

The mission of the Accademia ISA is “to promote intellectual, educational and academic initiatives, at a national as well as at an international level, for a better and deeper knowledge of Abrahamic Religions” (Charter of the Association). The main objectives are:
- Teachers and Students Training about abrahamic religions, inter-religious dialogue and intercultural citizenship
- A better knowledge and mutual understanding between different religious communities
- A better knowledge and understanding between religious communities and civil society
- Enrichment and promotion of the Euro-Mediterranean cultural heritage
- Promoting activities against racism, anti-Semitism and religious discrimination
- Promoting the values of citizenship in the multicultural Europe, including equal opportunities and children rights
- Promoting multi-disciplinary research projects in the above mentioned fields

Main Projects / Activities

- Imam e Rabbini 2007/2008 (Imams and Rabbis 2007/2008) touring meetings in the main Italian cities (i.e.Ferrara, Milan, Turin, Genova, Florence, Rome), dealing with the main themes of spirituality and doctrines (faith and reason; mystics; intercultural brotherhood), which are developed each time by an Italian Imam and a Chief Rabbi in the aim of dialogue and spiritual convergence.
- Islamo-Christian Dialogue. Research project following the intellectual movement of "A Common Word between Us and You" (www.acommonword.org), in order to point out methods and subjects for a better undestanding between Christians and Muslims.
- Qui est le Prophète Mouhammad. Editorial project in partnership with the IHEI - Institut des Hautes Etudes Islamiques
- Voci di Pace nell'Europa multiculturale e multireligiosa (Voices for Peace in a multicultural and multi-religious Europe) - travelling show of didactical panels dealing with citizenship, inter-religious dialogue and Mediterranean heritage, in the cities of Milan, Turin,Vicenza and over)

Contact (1) Full Name
Laura Enriello
Contact (2) Full Name
Paolo Masotti

Alkedo Onlus

National Network
Italy
Address

Via Pergola 26
Stazzema
Italy

Telephone
+39 0584 1780261
Fax
+39 06 62276768
E-Mail
info@percorsinatura.org
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
2007
Fields of Activity
  1. Environment/Sustainable development
General Information
The Association ALKEDO ONLUS was established in 2007 at the initiative of people working for years in the areas of environmental protection of Tuscany. The Association is a non-profit social operating profit by protecting, enhancing and promoting the historical, archaeological, artistic, natural and environmental awareness and encouraging their use. The association is registered in the ONLUS ALKEDO only non-profit organization at the direction of the region of Tuscany, a little number from 17/04/2007 IPS070502007. The association is a member and ALKEDO ONLUS Tuscany regional branch of the National Federation Pro Natura. The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy with Decree No. 143/2/2001 put Alkedo non-profit organization into the National Register of Associations of social promotion. The Association ALKEDO is registered as accredited agents of the Tuscany Region, in accordance with L.R. 5 / 2002, by resolution of the Bureau of 12/04/2011, No. 39. ALKEDO is registered like non-profit organization in the official register of the municipalities of: Stazzema, Seravezza, Forte dei Marmi and Pietrasanta (doc.No 1966 of 19.07.2011), it is also in the Register of Experts on Environmental Education of the Province of Lucca (​​doc. No 2962 of 07.06.2011) and in the Register of the organizers of cultural activities in the province of Lucca ( doc. N.2896 of 06/01/2011). Alkedo Onlus Association operates mainly in volunteering with a Governing Council composed of three members elected every three years unless renewed. Operators who work with the association are guides and environmental educators with expertise in the field of education, who has been working in this field by using programs designed specifically for the school and widely experienced in their validity. The association works with its volunteers in the construction and maintenance of pedestrian paths and environmental, health surveillance and protection and promotion of the historical territory of Versilia, restoring degraded areas and contributing to the reinstatement of the green heritage. Currently have 2 employed and the everage budget per year is 33.000 euros: of that €1000 came from public finance , €6000 from contributions of the members and donations and €25000 from other sources.
Mission and Objectives

The Association ALKEDO was and is a constant point of reference for citizens and institutions for the promotion of all initiatives aimed at safeguarding the environment and the cultural and historical elements that make it unique in the area of ​​ historical Versilia (Seravezza Forte dei Marmi, Pietrasanta and Stazzema) in collaboration with the Institute for Historical Lucchese.

Main Projects / Activities

The Association ALKEDO was and is a constant point of reference for citizens and institutions for the promotion of all initiatives aimed at safeguarding the environment and the cultural and historical elements that make it unique in the area of ​​ historical Versilia (Seravezza Forte dei Marmi, Pietrasanta and Stazzema) in collaboration with the Institute for Historical Lucchese.
Since 2007 the Association ALKEDO operates in agreement with the City of Stazzema (which owns it), the Center for Environmental Education “Eco-Hostel La Pania "guaranteeing the promotion and enjoyment to the public and involving citizens in the focus group on historical issues and environmental courses and summer camps focused on environmental sustainability forming educational projects at primary and secondary schools of the district.ALKEDO is part of the "Movimento camminare per conoscere" that is committed to growing up the walking and trekking way of life and let it know at all the local and national italian governments.
ALKEDO take part in "Project Global 2012," a program of international cultural cooperation and synergy created by the Club of Bucharest in a network to gather all people and organizations in the world supporting a human future, peaceful and sustainable .

Contact (1) Full Name
Lorenzo Belli
Head of the organisation
Lorenzo Belli

ARCS Arci Culture Solidali

National Network
Italy
Address

Via dei Monti di Pietralata 16 00157 Rome
00157 Rome
Italy

Telephone
0039 06 41609500
Fax
3.91E+11
E-Mail
arcs@arci.it
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
1985
Fields of Activity
  1. Democracy and community development
  2. Environment/Sustainable development
  3. Gender
  4. Human rights
  5. International/Cultural relations
  6. Others
  7. Youth and education
General Information
Arcs – Arci Cultura e Sviluppo is the Ngo of the system Arci and was founded to carry out activities in the field of international cooperation and solidarity. Being the Ngo of a national association implies an organizational model which is quite peculiar, in the sense that, also in its structure, ARCS is the expression of the associative dimension that characterizes Arci. The staff is composed as follows: 7 headquarters,5 expats, 7 local The budgetary resources available in a year totals around € 1.500.000 coming from private donors(through fund raising campaign), the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations Italian Regions and Local Bodies. Our main partners are: ARDI, Multikultivator, NSHC in the Balkans; Reneé Moawad Foundation and Mada in Lebanon; WLSA, Forum Mulher Cruz Vermelha and Nafeza in Mozambique; ECRC, YDD in the West Bank and East Jerusalem; the Sem terra movement and IBASE in Brazil
Mission and Objectives

The institutional aims of ARCS are related to realize interchange, training and international cooperation projects in accordance with the values and principles of its mother association: -to realize programmes aimed at social promotion and active participation of citizens to the creation and reinforcement of democracy in their own countries; -to realize sensitizing campaigns aimed at the protection and defence of human rights, with a particular care to minorities, children and women; -to promote projects related to institutional and capacity building and interchange activities between local communities, with a particular attention to the social and cultural sectors The methodology, the context, the partners and contents of the action refer to the promotion of relationships between communities, groups of affinity and/or gender. The added value to the relations between the communities of “recipient” countries and the Italian ones is an important guarantee of sustainability of any intervention we undertake.

Main Projects / Activities

The main axes of ARCS international activity are: the commitment to childhood youths and to social promotion of women; the promotion of local democratically-oriented development and active citizenship; the support to the Third Sector and more generally to the associative movement; the intervention in emergency situations and the diffusion of youth international voluntary work. Arci is the promoter of Attivarci, a fund raising campaign to support eight projects fostering childhood in several areas of the world and carried out by ARCS. Arcs main activities are: information and development education campaigns both in Italy and in developing countries; community level training in developing countries; short and medium term programmes of international cooperation; in developing countries; selection, training and employment of volunteers and professionals in developing countries in support of programmes and activities.; decentralized cooperation programmes; emergency programmes.

Contact (1) Full Name
Silvia Stilli
Head of the organisation
Filippo Miraglia
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Ass. Cult. The International Theatre

National Network
Italy
Address

Via Gaetano Donizetti 4
00198 Rome RM
Italy

Telephone
+39.339.1402845
E-Mail
tomthel@tiscali.it
E-Mail (2)
tomaso@internationaltheatre.org
Mobile Phone
+39.339.1402845
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
1994
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
General Information

We operate in the field of theatre, education, we organize and produce an international festival, we host artists for residencies. Our organization has a base of three members who represent the board of directors. Depending on the projects we are working on, we call different professionals to collaborate with us. The Association finances projects if calls won or on direct external commission, it does not have its own personal budget to manage.

Mission and Objectives

We have collaborated with several European partners with whom we have developed Creative Europe projects or Erasmus plus projects. Our mission is to continue to work in collaboration with international partners to share culture and experiences maintaining cultural diversity.

Main Projects / Activities

We are managing in this last two years Onstage Festival, an American theatre festival born in Rome but in the second edition speed in Milan and Naples.
We have a strong collaboration with the Music Theatre International Association (already member of ALF) on different project as Cerealia festival.
We produce theatre shows

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

The International Theatre born in 1994 has a strong network of national and international contact and expertise. We organize cultural event in the field of: performing art, education, urban values through culture, empowering suburbs, artistic residencies.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

We think that our vision and mission have many goals in common with ALF network.

Additional Information
Contact (1) Full Name
Tomaso Thellung de Courtelary
Job Title
President
Head of the organisation
Mr. Tomaso Thellung de Courtelary

Associazione "Peripli. Culture e Società Euromediterranee"

National Network
Italy
Address

Piazza S. Francesco 5
06023 Gualdo TADINO
Italy

Telephone
0039 075 9108215
E-Mail
maria.donzelli@gmail.com
E-Mail (2)
info@peripli.org
Mobile Phone
0039 3490974705
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
2009
Fields of Activity
  1. Democracy and community development
  2. Gender
  3. Heritage
  4. Human rights
  5. International/Cultural relations
  6. Media
  7. Research
  8. Youth and education
General Information
Peripli is a non-profit cultural association. It is endowed with a President, a Board of Directors of 5 members, a Scientific Council and various partners. It has no employees. Its annual budgeting resources amount to around € 1,000 for current expenses. Members self-finance. Among its many modes of action: training courses in high schools, Café Philo, organization of events, conferences, round tables, international meetings, publications, etc. The main partners of Peripli in its actions are: Mediterranean Citizens' Assembly Foundation (FACM) - Valencia (Espagne), CNR, Italian Institute for Philosophical Studies - Naples, Italian Institute of Historical Studes - Naples, COPEAM / RAI / Rome, ARAPRESS / Rome, Turin University, LUISS University - Rome, Movimento Europeo - Italy, IRCM - Tunis, Ecole Normale Supérieure - Rabat, AGM - Rome, SESAMO - Italy, Fondazione Orestiadi of Gibellina and Dar Bash Hamba of Tunis, etc.
Mission and Objectives

PERIPLI (www.peripli.org) is a no-profit organization promoting the dialogue among Euro-Mediterranean cultures and societies through the creation of a permanent discussion board on social and cultural subjects. More specifically, PERIPLI operates in the field of training, education and scientific research by creating partnership with other institutions such as public and private institutions and associations at national and international level mainly in the following areas: cultural heritage and culture and citizenship. PERIPLI develops a dialogue among societies and cultures as a mean to assert fundamental rights (civic, political, economical, social and cultural rights; gender equality), democracy and justice by pursuing values based on mutual respect. PERIPLI operates also through a dynamic and flexible organizational model by establishing collaboration and high-level partnerships to prepare and implement programs and technical multidisciplinary teams to support: publishing and audio-visual products, events, meetings and workshops’ organization; communication activities.

Main Projects / Activities

Among his many activities (see www.peripli.org), in 2010, PERIPLI organized an international conference in Rome on "The Arab world and Europe between conflicts and peace". The Proceedings of the conference were published in 2014 for Ed. L’Harmattan, Paris; in 2013, in collaboration with the Advisory Council of the ACM and the Moroccan Embassy in Italy, PERIPLI organized an international conference on "Europe and the Arab World in the times of transition: what reforms?", whose Proceedings are in preparation. In January 2014 PERIPLI led a conference called “Training and work: a challenge for the Mediterranean area”, during which PERIPLI analysed the crisis of work civilization and consequent challenges of rethinking a “Mediterranean project”. In June 2015 (Naples) "Cultural diversity and citizenship" in collaboration with CNR, "Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Migrants Rights in the Mediterranean, University "l'Orientale" Naples, FACM.   Peripli organizes training courses at the Licei G. da Procida of Salerno, Liceo di Pagani, Liceo Casimiri of Gualdo Tadino on issues related to the cultural, social and political problems of the Mediterranean area and its relations with Europe in order to developing the awareness of a Euro-Mediterranean citizenship among the younger generations. The courses are organized in partnership with some national and international institutions and have an annual duration. Moreover Peripli promotes and organizes a Café Philo on current issues such as eg. that of migrations, its causes and its effects in the Mediterranean area. It have an annual duration. In the current year Peripli organizes in May a debate meeting on the topic citizens of the Web / the Web of citizens, in June an event on Islamic cultures, in October an international conference on the theme of tangible and intangible heritages of the Mediterranean.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

The activities and objectives of Peripli are in harmony with those of the ALF and its network. They involve various institutional partners both of Italian civil society and of the Mediterranean area. Peripli is open to the collaboration of public and private organizations that share its objectives and values for the construction of joint projects in order to make the dialogue between representatives of various Mediterranean cultures more and more profitable. This dialogue seems to be increasingly urgent in an area where conflicts seem to prevail today. But this sensitization towards the construction of a Mediterranean area of peace requires ever more extensive synergies and increasingly effective partnerships. Peripli provides its experience and expertise to the its country's network, offering itself as a bridge between its partners.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

The presence of Peripli in the ALF Network can help to expand its partnership. Peripli aims to collaborate with institutions from other Mediterranean countries to carry out joint projects at national and international level with an interdisciplinary and intercultural methodology. On the other hand, Peripli intends to make its own contribution to the contents and to the common activities by making available the already consolidated patrimony of partnership, in a perspective of inclusion and cultural growth.

Contact (1) Full Name
Maria Donzelli
Job Title
Professor
Head of the organisation
Prof. Maria Donzelli
Contact (2) Full Name
Rita Felerico
Job Title (2)
Journalist

Associazione "QUOTE MERITO"

National Network
Italy
Address

VIA AGROPOLI 162
00054 FIUMICINO (RM)
Italy

Telephone
+39.335.5946836
E-Mail
associazione@quotemerito.it
Organisation Type
Other
Year of Establishment
2012
Fields of Activity
  1. Human rights
  2. Others
General Information
The organs of the association are the Assembly, the Board of Directors, the President, the Vice President and the treasurer.
Mission and Objectives

The association deals with merit and legality in the fields of work and social life.

Main Projects / Activities

Its main activities are meetings with the public in meetings on the subject of legality and merit with the participation of prominent personalities as regards the address of the association itself. The same is in contact with several other associations that deal with the same theme.

Contact (1) Full Name
ARCANGELA GALLUZZO
Job Title
PRESIDENT
Head of the organisation
ARCANGELA GALLUZZO
Contact (2) Full Name
FABRIZIO DE BENEDETTI
Job Title (2)
TREASURER

Associazione CeNASS - Center for Near Abroad Strategic Studies

National Network
Italy
Address

Corso Trieste 67
Roma
Italy

Telephone
+39/3923297489
E-Mail
info@cenass.net
E-Mail (2)
quercia@cenass.net
Organisation Type
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment
2014
Fields of Activity
  1. International/Cultural relations
  2. Religion
  3. Research
General Information
L'associazione ha lo scopo di promuovere la conoscenza delle relazioni internazionali politiche, economiche e di sicurezza ed in particolare il concetto geopolitico di Estero Vicino e la promozione di relazioni istituzionali e di ricerca con i paesi che fanno parte di quest'aera.
Mission and Objectives

Le aree di riferimento principali delle attività di ricerca e analisi del Center for Near Abroad Strategic Studies. Il Mediterraneo Orientale; la Mitteleuropa e l'Europa Sud Orientale e Balcanica; l'area del Mar Rosso e del sistema fluviale del Nilo e la Penisola Arabica; il Corno d'Africa. L'insieme di questi quattro quadranti costituisce un'area geopolitica di interesse per la politica estera e di sicurezza dell'Unione Europea e rappresenta la direttrice Sud Orientale del suo Estero Vicino.

Main Projects / Activities

Per il raggiungimento dei propri fini l'associazione si propone di:

Realizzare rapporti di ricerca, di analisi e previsionali

Organizzare convegni e seminari

Organizzare attività di formazione

Attività editoriali

Fornire supporto strategico al processo decisionale del governo italiano e delle istituzioni europee

Fornire assistenza tecnica ai governi centrali o istituzioni locali della regione di oggetto di studio

Relazionarsi con gli organismi internazionali o regionali

Comunicare sui media e al pubblico i risultati delle proprie attività

Partecipare a bandi nazionali europei e internazionali

Contact (1) Full Name
Paolo Quercia
Head of the organisation
Paolo Quercia

Associazione di Terra Santa (ATS)

National Network
Italy
Address

Via T. Boiardo, 16 00185
Roma
Italy

Telephone
+ 39 06 70495651
Telephone (other)
+ 972 2 6271165
Fax
+ 390677254142
E-Mail
c.benelli@custodia.org
E-Mail (2)
carla@alqudsnet.com
Mobile Phone
+ 972 54 9025978
Mobile Phone (other)
+ 972 544685866
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
2002
Fields of Activity
  1. Religion
General Information
The Holy Land Association is the non-governmental charitable organisation of the Custody of the Holy Land. It promotes and coordinates activities for the development of international solidarity in the Middle East. It provides technical support to the Custody of the Holy Land and carries out specific projects in collaboration with public and private institutional supporters. Its areas of concentration are promotional, fundraising, accountancy, and assessment activities. It is recognised as a nonprofit development organisation operating under the legal form of an association. The Holy Land Association carries out its projects aimed at conserving and promoting the Holy Places and serving the "living stones" of Christianity in the Holy Land. Our major projects are in the field of cultural heritage conservation and education. We have a staff of 6 paid and 9 volunteers in the headquarter of Rome and in the Jerusalem office. Our major sources of funding are the Italian Municipalities and Local Institutions, Private sector and individual donations.
Mission and Objectives

Providing emergency relief, alleviating social hardships, supporting minorities, caring for the elderly, providing support in cases of illness, assisting with housing needs, resolving conflicts. Our mission is to support the Custody of the Holy Land in its tasks of Preserving the Holy Places dear to Christianity, Supporting the Christian community in the Middle East and Promoting peace and dialogue.

Main Projects / Activities

EMERGENZA SABASTIYA
Il progetto finanziato dalla Cooperazione Italiana nel 2008 e 2009 interviene nella messa in sicurezza di alcuni edifici centro storico del villaggio di Sabastia, a fianco alla Cattedrale crociata costruita sulla tomba di Giovanni Battista. Gli edifici ristrutturati vengono messi a disposizione della comunita' locale.
PIETRE DELLA MEMORIA – raccontare Gerusalemme e la Terra Santa
Il progetto si inserisce in un insieme di iniziative promosse dalla Custodia di Terra Santa volte a sostenere la sopravvivenza e lo sviluppo della parte più povera della popolazione di Gerusalemme, attraverso il miglioramento delle condizioni fisiche ed igieniche degli edifici e la promozione della creazione di lavoro per disoccupati e lavoratori saltuari.
SOSTEGNO ALLE SCUOLE DI TERRASANTA
Il progetto interviene a sostegno delle scuole primarie e secondarie di Betlemme, Gerico e Gerusalemme, frequentate da bimbi e bimbe di religione cristiana e musulmana.

Contact (1) Full Name
Carla Benelli
Head of the organisation
Pierbattista Pizzaballa
Contact (2) Full Name
Tommaso Saltini