EMMA for Peace

International nonprofit organization for the promotion of music diplomacy and a culture of peace

EMMA for Peace, or the Euro Mediterranean Music Academy, is a non-profit global organization for the promotion of peace and cooperation for development through music diplomacy and education in Europe, the Mediterranean region, Middle East and beyond.

EMMA for Peace created the first community blog dedicated to collecting the most inspiring stories on music diplomacy from all over the world, bringing togheter experiences and reflections from musicians, scholars, experts, diplomats, activists and journalists working in the field.

Featured Articles

Gabriel Prokofiev joins EMMA for Peace

EMMA for Peace is proud to announce that Gabriel Prokofiev, one of the most relevant contemporary composers and producers of his generation, joins the organization as an artist representative. It means so much to me, to be a representative for EMMA for Peace. I’ve been a pacifist all my life, and I strongly believe in tirelessly striving for empathy between opposing groups. Despite political or cultural differences, we should never...

EMMA for Peace at the MED Conference

EMMA for Peace proudly partnered with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Italian Institute for International Policy Studies (ISPI) for the making of a very special music performance at the the social event of the prestigious MED Conference - Mediterranean Dialogues in Rome. Members of the Galilee Quartet - رباعي الجليل and the Italian cellist Eleonora Testa (all students at the prestigious Accademia Stauffer in...

Paolo Petrocelli nominated European Young Leader

The President and Founder of EMMA for Peace nominated European Young Leader 2022 The Italian cultural manager Paolo Petrocelli selected by the prestigious organization Friends of Europe among the 40 most influential young personalities in Europe. Paolo Petrocelli has quickly established himself on the European and international scene as one of the leading cultural managers of his generation. Today it is also recognized by Friends of Europe, one of the most important...