EMMA for Peace, or the Euro Mediterranean Music Academy, is a non-profit global umbrella organization for music diplomacy and education: a network of music institutions, universities and philanthropic foundations brought together in the shared interest of music and the promotion of peace in the Mediterranean and Middle East regions.

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EMMA for Peace and UNHCR for Syria

We are pleased to announce we just signed an MoU with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. We will be partnering with them for a special event in Milan, Italy on November 28th: a fundraising concert for Syrian refugees, featuring Italian conductor Beatrice Venezi, Syrian conductor Nahel Al Halabi, Damascus String Quintet and Mirna Kassis Join us in Milan! More info and tickets here https://www.unhcr.it/concerto_per_la_siria #WithRefugees #EMMAforPeace...

Erasmus plus opens the learning path of non-formal education for EMMA for Peace

In 2018 EMMA for Peace is looking forward to promoting the values of the Erasmus+ Programme by changing the lives and opening the minds of youth workers and youth leaders. EMMA for Peace has been successful in gaining Erasmus+ funding to organize the ‘Innovators’ coaching’ training course starting on the 2ndtill the 9thof November 2018. The project’s reference number is 2018-1-IT03-KA105-013361 and it is funded under Key Action 1 by EU, Mobility projects for young people and youth workers, which provides to the individuals the opportunity to improve their skills, increase their employability and gain cultural awareness. ‘Innovators’ coaching’ is a training course that will reunite partners coming from 6 countries EMMA from Italy, Arabisches Deutsches Center für Dialog – WASLA from Germany, Social Action Academy from Lithuania, World Youth Alliance from Lebanon, Youth Spirit Center from Jordan and Oyoun Masr Association – OMA from Egypt bringing together 27 participants who will be hosted in Rome, Italy. The main objective of the training course is to equip participants with the necessary coaching skills to be able to facilitate projects that include young people who are at risk of being marginalized due to their cultural, social or ethnicity background. This training course will use hands on approach and non-formal methods of education to assist the participants to understand the different types of inclusion and methods of how to deal with them. This will help the participants to understand what the role of a coach within the area of inclusion should be and give them tools to work with when working with young people. The non formal methods of education will be...

Peace Drums: EMMA for Peace in Lampedusa

EMMA for Peace is proud to be among the organizers of Peace Drums. PeaceDrums is a concert spread out across the Mediterranean Sea. Thousands of drums exchange beats from coast to coast making the heartbeat into a pulse of peace at the rhythm of music.  All together, on the 23rd of September 2017, we will make one sound resonate: THE WAVE OF PEACE The starting point for communication will be the beach. The rhythm will take us back to the ancestral essence of life: the heartbeat. From a reverse perspective, thehow to make a Woman squirt beach becomes the symbolic starting point for a dialogue based on the rhythm of music. From Lampedusa to Venice, Istanbul, Smirne, Beirut, Gaza, Tel Aviv, Alexandria, Tunisia, Cyprus, Barcellona, Marseille and more. Music will send a message of peace, bondage and friendship between people facing the same sea. The sea that will be the route for cultural exchanges like it always has. More info...