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.

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United as One: EMMA for Peace & UNRWA

We are thrilled to finally be able to share the result of a two years collaboration with UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East. We release today “United as One”: a song-hymn to hope and brotherhood, composed by a group of 23 young Palestinian refugees, in collaboration with a collective of international songwriters and musicians ( Davide  Dileo, Jordan De Maio, Lydia Lyon, Zeina Barhoum, Amir Issaa), under the artistic leadership of Paolo Petrocelli (Founder and President of EMMA for Peace). The song represents the voices of over half a million Palestine
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Call for papers on Music Diplomacy

CALL FOR PAPERS ON MUSIC DIPLOMACY EMMA for Peace, in collaboration with Cambridge Scholars Publishing, is pulling together a guest edited collection called Music Diplomacy: Stories from the World. Music, a universally spoken language that closes language barriers, a symbol of peace. The book examines the effectiveness of this art form in international affairs, global development, and social justice effort through the stories and insights of international scholars, artists, diplomats and professionals. We would like to invite musicians, scholars, experts, diplomats, activists and journalists working in the field to consider submitting one or more chapters. A Chapter should normally be
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New partnership for music diplomacy

We are proud to announce a partnership with The Global Leaders Program to jointly develop contents in regards to Music Diplomacy around the world, during the 2021. The Global Leaders Program empowers arts changemakers to grow organizations that impact communities through an innovative twelve-month Executive Graduate Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship, Cultural Agency, Community Development, Business Management & Teaching Artistry. Guided by the commitment to education and training, EMMA continues its global journey promoting understanding and goodwill through community and international programs.
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