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News article19 February 2024Directorate-General for Communication1 min read

Facing EU Challenges Through Openness, Solidarity

Liceo Pacinotti High School in Cagliari, Italy, held an awareness-raising event targeting youth as part of the "European Parliament Ambassador School" programme on 26 January, 2024. In collaboration with Europe Direct Sardinia and Dr. Carlo Pahler, a BELC member, the event featured an address from MEP Hon. Pietro Bartolo, Vice-President of the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs of the European Parliament.

MEP Bartolo shared his experience as a doctor in charge of the health post on Italy’s Lampedusa island, in the Mediterranean. His inspiring talk focused on what it means to be a European citizen in relation to the refugee crisis, offering a unique perspective on the humanitarian challenges facing Europe, and promoting the ideals of solidarity and a welcoming society.


Publication date
19 February 2024
Directorate-General for Communication
  • Dr. Carlo Pahler
  • Italy, Cagliari
  • Education and training