Mediterranean City

Dialogue among Cultures

21 February to 3 March 2005

Participating Cities
Public policy Forum»
First Day
Second Day»
Panel 2
Panel 3
Panel 4
Closing Plenary
Beautiful Book

Public Policy Forum

 Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conference Center , Main Hall

22 nd February 2005

The forum will gather Mayors, representatives of the civil and business societies, as well as urban developers from the major Mediterranean cities. Participants will discuss among them and with selected specialists the policies that affect their cities and their future development.

Monday 21 st February 2005

18:30 – 19:00

Opening of the International Exhibition by H. E. Egypt's first lady and the Mayors of Mediterranean cities. Visit of the exhibition

19:00 – 19:10 Welcoming speech by Dr. Ismail Serageldin, Librarian of Alexandria, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina
19:10 – 19:25 Speech by H. E.Mrs. Suzanne Moubarak Egypt's first lady
19:25 – 19:35 Speech by Mr. Emmanuel Mbi, Director of Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti Country Department, World Bank
19:35 – 19:45

Speech by H. E.Mr. Gianni Martini, Consul General of Italy in Alexandria

19:45– 19:55 Dr. Traugott Schöfthaler , director of the Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for Dialogue between Cultures
20:00 – 21:30

Opera performance by Italian Tenor: Vincenzo La Scola


  • F.P. Tosti: Ideale
  • F.P. Tosti:L’alba separa dalla luce l’ombra
  • G. Puccini: Tosca: “Recondita Armonia”
  • F.P. Tosti : Marechiare
  • De Curtis:Torna a Surriento
  • Cardillo:Core n’grato
  • G. Puccini: Tosca: “E lucevan le stelle”
  • Lara:Granada
  • R. Leoncavallo: I Pagliacci: Vesti la giubba
  • Sorozabal: La Tabernera del Puerto: No puede ser
  • F. Cilea: L’Arlesiana: “E la solita storia del pastore”
  • G. Puccini: Turandot: “Nessun Dorma”
21:30 Gala Dinner

Second day


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