For the Common Good

Good World Citizen is a non-profit organisation based in the beautiful city of Florence-Italy with a global mandate. Established by a group of global citizens, it aims at bringing like-minded individuals through collaborations to achieve a better world one good idea at a time.

News and Events

September 29, 2021 / Our Network’s news

Middle East Now: more than just films

Cinema, documentaries, art, music, food, meetings and cultural projects, Middle East Now Festival (MENF) returns to Florence from the 28th…
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September 24, 2021 / Our News

Mahfuz and Pratolini: a comparative reading

Two writers, two different cities: Nagib Mahfuz’s Cairo and Vasco Pratolini’s Florence. Each writing about the everyday life in the…
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June 22, 2021 / Our News

National meeting: The Environment and the Care for the Creation

Muslims and Catholics come together for the National Islamic- Catholic Meeting as part of a five-year project that aims to…
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June 20, 2021 / Our Community News

An indiscreet look at the unknown USSR

Sergej Vasiliev,¬†World Press Photo winner, arrives in Florence with his shots in the first anthological exhibition in Italy dedicated to…
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The inspiration behind GWC

Good World Citizen is inspired by a great man who is no longer with us. Prof Abdulaziz Al-Saqqaf, was a visionary who believed that the only way the people of the world can prosper is if each and every one of them was a good world citizen in all senses of the word.
He often spoke about this concept and the intercultural aspects of our joint future to his daughter Haifa, who from a young age grew with the sense of responsibility to the greater good.
He is missed, always loved and his legacy lives on.