Merry Christmas

December 3, 2014 – Rome, Palazzo Chigi – World Day of disability

Do we need policy for persons with disability or disabled persons for policy? No doubt: both!

As long as our society will not acknowledge legal capability of persons with disability, their rights to mobility, instruction, work and home owning will continue to be out of reach.

December 3, 2014 – Rome, Palazzo Chigi – World Day of disability

As long as our society will continue to violate the rights of persons with disability, disregarding our Constitution, it cannot be considered as a . . . →Continue reading

December 3th, International Day of People with Disabilities

November 10, 2014 – Goma, Salvatore meets the Governor of North Kivu Julien Paluku KAHONGYA

The testimony of Salvatore Cimmino through its project “A Swimming in the Seas of the Globe, for a world without barriers and without Borders” event:
THE CHALLENGE FOR INCLUSION The future of people with disabilities
Scheduled in Rome, December 3, 2014 at 9:30 to 13:30 pm
Green Room – Palazzo Chigi. Event sponsored by The Ministry of Labour and Social Policy,
Ministry of Education, University and Research, Ministry of Health and in collaboration
with the FISH and FAND.

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Solidarity and Charity

Salvatore Cimmino with with the Governor Julien Paluku Kahongya

Solidarity and Charity are not synonyms for alms. That is a misunderstanding we live into, since a long time. Those terms express in facts Love and Justice. Solidarity and Charity mean courage of revealing overwhelming and represent the will of committing ourselves to do good, because all of us are responsible for the collective good.

I am to leave to Goma, capital city of North Kivu, which lies at the foot of the giant volcano Nyiragongo, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There, communities are destroyed and values evanish, because of violence of a several years lasting tribal war. Villages are attacked and raided, then nobody is on . . . →Continue reading

Without education, the best laws are useless.

September 18, 2014 – Porto Taverna Beach, Loiri Porto San Paolo

People with disabilities should be able to have their say, to contribute in shaping the civil society and to participate in decisions that affect the political, public and social life, in order to improve the conditions e principles of solidarity.

September 19, 2014 – Golfo Aranci, Salvatore Cimmino con Mario Mulas, Gennaro Marco del Giudice, Maurizio Bagliani, Mario Romor

I think the tool to achieve the goal is the School, which is a good teacher of life at every levels. It is therefore important that integration started from it.

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The Final Leg, The movie

The extraordinary footage of the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim alternate to my speech at the United Nations