2021 PAM Award Ceremony hosted by the Italian parliament in Rome

On the occasion of the 43rd PAM Bureau Meeting, the 2021 PAM Award Ceremony was held on 18 November, hosted by the Italian parliament, at Sala Capitolare, Senate, of Rome in Italy. 


This year’s awardees had their hallmarks on various vital areas, su ch as humanitarian assistance, education, combatting COVID-19, environmental protection, gender empowerment, to name a few. It is worthmentioning that PAM has dedicated a special prize this year to the effort of some of its Member States and organizations in combating domestic violence and fighting the COVID pandemic through education.

The ceremony was attended by government dignitaries and high-ranking officials. PAM President, Hon. Migliore, expressed his pride noting that: “It is a privilege to have so many of you today and to gather His Highness Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the United Arab Emirates, H.E. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Croatia as well as the Ministers of Interiors from Greece, Italy, Malta, San Marino.Turkey and State Secretary from Montenegro for this occasion.”


Among the honorable attendees of the PAM Award Ceremony were:

  • H.H. Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif Bin Zayed al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, UAE
  • H.E. Davor Božinović, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of Croatia
  • H.E. Mavroudis Makis Voridis, Minister of Interior of Greece
  • H.E. Luciana Lamorgese, Minister of Interior of Italy
  • H.E. Byron Camilleri, Minister for Home Affairs, National Security and Law Enforcement of Malta
  • H.E. Roberto Ciavatta, Minister of Health and Social Security, Social Affairs, Welfare, Political Affairs, Equal Opportunities and Technological Innovation of San Marino
  • H.E. Süleyman Soylu, Minister of Interior of Turkey
  • H.E. Rade Milosevic, State Secretary of Montenegro 
  • Mrs Sandra Ribeiro, President Governmental Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality (Portugal)
  • H.E. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General, WHO
  • Dr. Seth Berkley, CEO, COVAX-Gavi
  • H.E. Mr. Najib Saab, Secretary-General, AFED
  • Dr. Salvatore Giannino President, “Mediterran: il nostro stile di vita”
  • Ms. Maria Pia Rossignaud Director, Osservatorio TuttiMedia /Media Duemila
  • Ms. Sabrina Gahar, Human rights activist (Algeria)
  • Mr. Kamal Hachkar, Film director (Morocco)
  • Vodafone foundation 



The PAM Prize is offered annually to individuals and organizations for their exceptional contributions in their distinct fields, with the aim of advancing the development of the Euro-Mediterranean and Gulf regions.//




Media Information: No. 62/2021

Issued on: 20/11/2021


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