Identity, sustainability and innovation in the Mediterranean

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 […]

Side by Side: a new project in collaboration with 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 […]

European Migration Forum: Youth inclusion and integration

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 […]

Florentine Islamic Communities celebrate 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 […]

Cultural and Religious Intermediation: an interview with Prof. 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 […]

Florentine religious heritage and future prospects of inclusion

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 […]