Identità, sostenibilità e innovazione nel Mediterraneo

The International Conference entitled “Identity, sustainability and innovation in the Mediterranean” was held on Thursday 13 July at the European Space of the Commission and the European Parliament in Rome. The conference is promoted by the Italian Network for Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue (RIDE), head of the Anna Lindh Foundation-ALF Network in Italy, with the contribution of…

Fianco a Fianco: un nuovo progetto in collaborazione con AVO Firenze

Good World Citizen will be collaborating in a new project with AVO (Associazione Volontari Ospedalieri) Florence section. The project aims to create a desk that provides information and accompaniment in healthcare, prevention and health. The AVO volunteers together with the volunteers or operators of the partner associations, appropriately trained, will be able to inform, support…

La nomina del nuovo direttivo di GMI- Firenze

On Saturday December 3rd at the “International Students Center Giorgio La Pira”, the Florentine section of GMI held a meeting for the nomination of the new Board of Directors. GMI Firenze said goodbye to the former board, chaired by Saloua Ouda, and greeted the new board, led by Amna Ali. The newly elected president declared…

Forum Europeo sulla Migrazione: L’inclusione dei giovani e l’integrazione

Last 20th and 21st October, the European Migration Forum was held in Brussels. Good World Citizen was selected, along with 150 organizations from all over Europe, to participate in the event, which was organized by the European Economic and Social Council. In line with the EU initiative of the European Year of Youth, the focus…

Le Comunità Islamiche Fiorentine festeggiano Eid al Adha

Last week, in occasione of Eid al Adha, Good World Citizen and the organization Giovani Musulmani d’Italia -Firenze, along with Comunità Islamica di Firenze e Toscana, the Associazione Islamica di Firenze-Sorgane and the Moschea Rahma dell?Isolotto organized a festival for families of the Islamic communities of Florence and their friends. The program of the day…

Intermediazione Culturale e Religiosa: un'intervista con la Prof.ssa Isabella Gagliardi

The University of Florence initiated in the academic year 2021/2022 a new master’s degree course in “Cultural and Religious Intermediation”. We met the President of the new course, Professor Isabella Gagliardi. Professor Gagliardi is a lecturer and scholar of History of Christianity from Antiquity to the Middle Ages, which she studies particularly in a comparative…

Il patrimonio religioso fiorentino e prospettive future di inclusione

Florence is renowned for its Renaissance cultural heritage. What is less known is the fact that the city is characterized by an extraordinarily rich and plural religious life. Along side the Christians Churches, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and other religious minorities call Florence their home. The presence of these minorities enriches the society but also…

Il Mar Mediterraneo: frontiera del dialogo e della pace

The city of Florence is preparing to welcome a great event from 23 to 27 February. In the name of the mayor-saint Giorgio La Pira, the city will host the “Mediterranean frontier of peace” conference, promoted by the Italian Episcopal Conference, and the “Florence Mediterranean Mayors? Forum”, summoned by the mayor of Florence Dario Nardella.…

Musica per la Pace

Music is a universal language, it’s used by people of all cultures, all over the world and does not need translation. Through music people can express feelings and emotions and also convey messages and tell stories. Music can be used for bringing people together for a good cause. “Let’s play for Peace” is a multimedia…

Anno Nuovo 2022

As another year comes to an end, and we prepare to welcome the new year, we at Good World Citizen would like to wish a happy new year to everyone. We would like to thank all those who supported our projects and initiatives and were present at our events. Your participation was valuable and encouraging.…

CRESCENDO: conclusione e risultati

The CRESCENDO project represents the continuation of Co.Me.Te. which was carried out in the previous school year (2019/2020). In both projects several encounters were organized in different high schools in the Metropolitan Area of Florence. These encounters were held by trainers who collaborate with the La Pira Center and who come from different countries. The…

L'interculturalità: un nuovo approccio per una nuova società

One of the core values of Good World Citizen is interculturalism which is a fundamental and essential approach in an interconnected and globalized world. On Friday 15th of October in the Sala Verde at the Scuole Pie Fiorentine, GWC presented its team and its projects and, most importantly, the significance of the intercultural approach and…

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