The Club de Madrid Shared Societies Project helped organize an international colloquium on “Decentralization and Social Cohesion” in Tunis, alongside PASC-Tunisie (Programme d’Appui à la Société Civile) and CFAD (Centre de Formation et d’Appui à la Décentralisation) on 11 June 2015. Click on the story to watch a video recap of the visit
The member of the Club of Madrid, Felipe González , participated in a press conference alongside Lilian Tintori, wife of opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez and Mitzy Capriles, wife of the mayor of Caracas, Antonio Ledezma. Both are part of the group of 77 political prisoners deprived of liberty in Venezuela
The Club de Madrid Shared Societies Project co-organized an international conference in Sarajevo together with the Foundation Shared Societies and Values Sarajevo (SSVSA)”. The conference launched the Foundation on June 25th 2015 whose mission is to promote the concept of Shared Societies in Bosnia-Herzegovina and in a broader context.
Wednesday 1st of July at 6.30PM Club de Madrid Member and former President of Spain, Felipe González will participate in a press conference at the Asociación de la Prensa de Madrid, along with Lilian Tintori and Mitzy Capriles, wives of the Venezuelan political prisioners Leopoldo López and Antonio Ledezma respectively.
Club de Madrid condemns and deplores the terrorist attacks in which at least 27 people have died in a tourist resort in Tunisia and a man has been beheaded in a gas production plant in Saint Quentin-Fallavier, near Lyon, France. The shia community has also been stroke in Kwait during friday prayers.
The United Nations selection Committee of the 2015 Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela announced the selection of Club de Madrid Member Jorge Fernando Branco Sampaio, former President of Portugal as one of the two inaugural laureates of the first ever United Nations Nelson Mandela Prize. Dr. Helena Ndume of Namibia, as well as Mr Sampaio, will be awarded with the Prize in the UN Headquarters in New York on July 24.
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