Forum 2009

Forum: “Values, Knowledge, Environment, Participation – Inner workings for sustainable human development” .Napoli, Villa Doria Angri 02.04.2009

The Forum wanted to compare of those principles that the Simone Cesaretti Foundation considers essential to move the process of sustainable well-being in terms of space, time and size. Respect for the values, the progress of science, the respect for the environment and the participation of individuals in the process of being, are fundamental principles that, if perfectly synchronized with each other, can function as real apparatus that activate strategies to overcome challenges to the sustainability of welfare.  During the Forum the reports submitted have provided an insight on the meaning and the role of these principles, while the discussion panel, by activating a comparison, offered things to ponder about possible approach to start in order to help about the complex challenges to the sustainability.


Gennaro Ferrara – Dean of the University of Naples “Parthenope”

Claudio Quintano – Dean of the Faculty of Economics of the University of Naples “Parthenope”


Moderator jobs: Ilaria D’Amico

Presentation Simone Cesaretti Foundation: Augusto Marinelli – Dean of the University of Florence, Vice President of the Foundation Simone Cesaretti

Greeting Rita Levi Montalcini – Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1986), Honorary Chairman of the Board of Wise of the Simone Cesaretti Foundation

The purpose of the Forum: Adriano Giannola – President of Banco di Napoli Foundatrion, President of the College of Sages of “Simone Cesaretti Foundation”

The Foundation’s approach to sustainable human development: Gian Paolo Cesaretti – President of the “Simone Cesaretti Foundation”


The Role of Values: Sebastinano Maffettone – Professor of Political Philosophy at the Free University of Social Studies “Guido Carli”

The factor of Knowledge: Adriano Giannola – President of Banco di Napoli Foundation

Respect for the environment: Gianfranco Bologna – General Secretary of the Foundation Aurelio Peccei, Italian section of the Club of Rome

The importance of participation: Eva Pfoestl – Scientific Coordinator of the Legal-Economic Area of the Institute of Political Studies “S. Pio V “


Elisabetta Basile – Coordinator of the Working Group on International Cooperation for Development of the University of Rome “La Sapienza”

Carlo Cannella – President of the National Institute of Research on Food and Nutrition

Daniela Covino – Coordinator of the PhD in Economics of Food Resources and Environment, University of Naples “Parthenope”

Paolo de Castro – Vice President of the Senate Agriculture Committee

Riccardo Marselli - Director of the Department of Economic Studies University of Naples “Parthenope”

Mariella Nocenzi – Sociologist, University of Rome “La Sapienza”

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