CIPMO - Italian Center for Peace in the Middle East

From 30 years CIPMO promotes, with a balanced and constructive approach, channels of dialogue and cooperation with the European-Mediterranean area and with Africa.


“Migration, Hosting, Inclusion, co-development. The role of the Med-African Diaspores”  a multiannual project, promoted by the Italian Center for the Peace in the Middle East (CIPMO)


Art for CIPMO

Contemporary artists collaborate with CIPMO to promote the dialogue in the European-Mediterranean area and in Africa giving their works.

Mediterranean. The Mirror of the Other

From 2013, CIPMO  promotes the Project “Mediterranean. The Mirror of the other”, through the constitution of a Network of secondary schools in Italy twinned with institutes of different Countries of the south bank of the Mediterranean, facing to favor the intercultural dialogue and the education to the citizenship among the young people of the Mediterranean and Middle-East region.


A new website for the new CIPMO

by Janiki Cingoli
President of the Italian Center for Peace in the Middle East (CIPMO)

8 March 2019

Migration. Hosting. Inclusion. Co-Development. The role of the Med-African Diasporas.

Elements of national and local policies. Year III

March 14, 2019. Camera dei Deputati, Rome


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Analysis, dialogue, public initiatives

In-depth and balanced analyses of future scenarios and policies; setting up of channels of dialogue in crisis areas; promotion of public events and insight conferences open to civil society and entrepreneurs.


For an equitable and sustainable development

Despite the numerous crisis hotspots, the region has an enormous potential – owing to its wealth of energy and natural resources – and calls for a new model of  sustainable development based on mutual respect and mutual benefit.


Diasporic communities, inclusion and security

Valorisation of the role of diasporic communities coming from the Middle East and Africa, in order to promote inclusion, civil rights and security in close collaboration with the institutions and civil society organisations.


An interactive network of Mediterranean schools

Multiculturalism and intercultural dialogue; support to the creation of networks between high schools of the two sides of the Mediterranean (“meet the Other to know yourself”); training seminars for teachers and other groups interested in the initiative.


Majorities and minorities, relations and guarantees

Ethnic, linguistic, national and religious minorities; relations and mutual guarantees between majorities and minorities in the Euro-Med-African context; specific focus on the experience of Alto Adige-South Tyrol, in cooperation with ANTENNA Cipmo.


Charity auctions of contemporary art

Contemporary artists  help CIPMO to promote dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean region and in Africa by donating their works of art as a gift for the auction. Since 2012, more than 300 works from renowned Italian and international artists have been auctioned in collaboration with Sothteby’s.


Turkey’s unknown variables in the Syrian context

by Alberto Gasparetto

25 February 2019

Haftar’s advance reopens Italian-French contest for Libya

by Michela Mercuri

26 February 2019