Message from the Chair
From a Welfare State to a ‘Civil’ Welfare model
Fondazione Terzo Pilastro and the role of the Mediterranean region.

Third Pillar: the non-profit world is the only valid alternative to the Crisis of the State
and the market and to meet the community’s inevitable needs.

Fondazione Terzo Pilastro – Internazionale operates in the fields of Health, Scientific Research, Aid to the Underprivileged, Education, Art and Culture and acts as a trait d’union between Mediterranean cultures. Since the Foundation was established, as I suggested, for the purpose of paying more attention to the neglected regions of Southern Italy and the Maghreb and to boost philanthropy in the Near and Middle East, most of its activities are performed in Southern Italy and the Mediterranean Region because it… >>

Special Mention to Professor Emanuele, Ambassador to the Città dei Templi

The mayor of Agrigento, Lillo Firetto, conferred a Special Mention to Professor Emmanuele F. M. Emanuele, the new Ambassador to the Città dei Templi on the morning of the of May 14th 2019.

“I am inspired by poetry and I try to help people with Alzheimer’s disease”

They used to call him a ‘socialist baron’ since he was a friend of Giuseppe Saragat and other socialists and social democrats.  Actually, Emmanuele Emanuele has always had many friends and admirers from all social classes and political parties.

Rubens the genius illuminates Seville

Two of the most important masterpieces by Peter Paul Rubens, indisputable leader of seventeenth-century Flemish art, have arrived in Spain from Italy:  Hercules in the Garden of the Hesperides and Deianira delivering the fatal tunic to the Fury.  The two large canvases kept in the Sabauda gallery at the Musei Reali in Turin will be exhibited in Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrij in Seville from the 4th of April to the 22nd of September 2019.

The last of the patrons of the arts becomes a film

The documentary film that Guido Talarico dedicated to Emmanuele Emanuel was presented at the Macro Asilo. The Chairman of Fondazione Roma affirmed, “Culture is the clean energy that could change the face of the world.”

Professor Emanuele appointed Ambassador to Palermo Culture nel Mondo

On Monday the 4th of February at 11 a.m. in Saint Crispin’s Church, Palermo adjacent to the Biblioteca di Casa Professa, greeted by the Director of the Servizio Sistema Bibliotecario Spazi Etnoantropologici e Archivio Cittadino Eliana Calandra, in the setting of the presentation of the ‘Fondazione Cultura e Arte per Ballarò’ project curated by  Paolo Falcone  – where the Foundation led by Professor  Emmanuele F. M. Emanuele donated the artwork  Genealogia di Damnatio Memoriae, Palermo 1947 – 1992  by the artists Goldschmied & Chiari

The Foundation refurbishes the ancient home of Ignazio Silone

The project to completely restore Ignazio Silone’s birthplace was presented during a meeting held in the council chamber of the Comune di Pescina on the 6th of May 2019 in the presence of the Mayor, Stefano Iulanella. The meeting was attended by technicians, designers, a representative of the building company and Professor Emmanuele F. M. Emanuele, Chairman of Fondazione Terzo Pilastro – Internazionale, whose fundamental contribution made the project possible, accompanied by the Director General, Professor Alessandra Taccone.