Società Geografica Italiana Onlus (Italy) SGI (Società Geografica Italiana Onlus) is a non profit organisation, founded in Florence in 1867 with the overall aim of promoting culture and geographic knowledge. Moved to Rome in 1872, it is located in the XVI century “Palazzo Mattei”, inside “Villa Celimontana”. SGI is currently involved in a series of different activities, among which: promotion of scientific research and dissemination activities, study programs, environmental researches and studies, cooperation projects, organization of exhibitions and workshops, study travels, with a deep collaboration with associations and organizations, in Europe and beyond.more
Mediterranean Universities Union(Italy)UNIMED (Mediterranean Universities Union) is an Association of Universities from countries in the Euro-Mediterranean basin founded in the early 90s. Its main aim is to develop scientific and educational cooperation in the Euro-Mediterranean region, in order to contribute to the process of integration between the two Mediterranean shores. UNIMED collaborates with its network universities in several activities in different fields, including tangible and intangible cultural heritage, economics, energy, environment, management of water resources, transports, health, media, new technologies, history, agriculture and tourism. The image that better represents it is that of a
University Without Walls.more
European University Centre for Cultural Heritage (Italy)The European University Centre for Cultural Heritage was established in 1983, upon the initiative of the Italian Parliamentary Delegation to the Council of Europe, under the auspices of the Secretary General of the Council and of the Italian Government. Its members are Institutional Bodies, cultural centres and training organizations and is located in the prestigious Villa Rufolo of Ravello, one of the jewels of the Amalfi Coast. It has been legally recognized through a decree of the President of the Italian Republic, and co-operates with UNESCO, ICCROM, the European Commission, the Council of Europe and other prestigious international organizations, for which it plays a unique role as a centre for excellence for the scientific and professional specialization of graduates in the field of cultural heritage.more
Fondazzjoni Temi Zammit (Malta)The Fondazzjoni Temi Zammit (FTZ) is a Maltese not-for-profit foundation drawing key stakeholders together in a partnership to boost regional development. It implements international, European and local projects of benefit to the whole community. Several local leading players have set up FTZ as an inclusive platform to undertake projects which build on the traditional strengths of Malta’s workforce. In practice, FTZ is establishing itself as the island’s premier multi-stakeholder partnership for regional development, providing lifelong education and training opportunities and promoting the formation of a strong research and innovation culture. It aim is to create greater social cohesion and contribute to the moulding of tomorrow’s knowledge-based society – “an inclusive society without frontiers to knowledge”.more
Quality Program (Italy)Quality Program is an international consulting and management training company based in Matera (Italy), certified UNI EN ISO 9001:2008. Since its establishment, this fast growing organisation had the mission to create a team of experts that focus on delivery, implementation and on making things happen. They adopt a flexible, collaborative approach to ensure skills transfer and sustainable benefits.more
Dar Al-Kalima College (Palestinian Authority)Dar al Kalima was established in 2006 with 22 students studying documentary film production or glass and ceramics. The College developed greatly since 2006 and now offers nine disciplines, with further disciplines in the planning stages, with over 200 students. It is the first institution of higher education in Palestine to focus exclusively on the visual and performing arts and cultural heritage of Palestine; also Dar al Kalima University College of Arts and Culture (DAK) is the first college in the West Bank to provide a specialized program in the performing and visual arts as well as cultural heritage in Palestine. It was first accredited by the Ministry of Higher education in 2006. In April of 2013, it was reaccredited as a university college.more
Consorcio provincial de desarrollo economico (Spain)The Provincial Consortium for Economic Development of Córdoba (CPDE) is a public entity set up in 1998 by Diputación provincial of Córdoba (the provincial government) with the collaboration of the social and economic agents – trade unions UGT and CCOO and the provincial entrepreneurs association CECO. As the executive agency for economic development in Cordoba province, the CPDE activities are aimed at promoting the conditions which are conductive to economic, competitive and sustainable development, which ensures the consistency of goverment departments and the economic and social agents concerned with local development, with the ultimate aim of achieving solidarity and a fair balance between municipal boroughs.more
Logo_comune_Mahdia.svg The city of Mahdia is located at the eastern end of the Tunisian Republic and is enclosed by the Mediterranean three sides. The city was created on 27 January 1887, covers an area of 2,000 acres with 50,000 inhabitants and 10,000 students, reaching 180,000 people during the summer period. Its main activities are: breeding and production of milk, fisheries, olive oil production and tourism. The history of the city drives back to periods that extend from the VII century BC to XVIII century. The city of Mahdia has been involved in different cooperation projects (MED’ACT, SHAMS, GODEM, GOSPEL, S&T MED and SIDIGMED). The city is twinned with: Cairo (Egypt), Mazara del Vallo (Italy), Aviero(Portugal) and Alanya(Turkey). more
Lebanese University (Lebanon)The Lebanese university (UL) is the only free public university in Lebanon. Its faculties spread over the whole country, in 50 different Lebanese sites, collect nearly 70,000 students, (half of the student population in Lebanon), and has the best teachers and researchers to assist in the execution of this project. Located in a country rich in tourism resources, UL aims to create a systematic approach to knowledge and tourist development of the Mediterranean countries and can also participate in creating a model of cross-border cooperation, to enrich the cultural heritage, the conviviality and the environment.more