Gariwo: the gardens of the Righteous

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The Righteous of dialogue: meeting the diversities to defeat hate

Dedication of a tree and a stone to Hamadi ben Abdesslem, Lassana Bathily, Pinar Selek, Raif Badawi and Etty Hillesum. With the Mayor of Milan Giuseppe Sala, the Minister of Education Valeria Fedeli, the President of Milan City Council Lamberto Bertolè, the President of Gariwo Gabriele Nissim, the Vice President UCEI Giorgio Mortara, Piotr Jakubowski from the Garden of the Righteous of Warsaw, Riccardo Noury, spokesman of Amnesty International Italy to represent Raif Badawi and Klaas Smelik, Director of the Research Center Etty Hillesum to represent Etty Hillesum.

15 March 2017

Gariwo, the gardens of the Righteous

a non-profit organization in the service of memory

The Committee's aim is to heighten awareness and interest in the figures and the tales of the Righteous through public events, the use of the media, our Website and the social networks.
It has been active since 1999 but it was officially set up in 2001 as Gardens of the Righteous Worldwide Committee-Gariwo and in 2009 it became a non-profit organization. It is chaired by Gabriele Nissim.

Its activities are supported by an International Scientific Committee formed by prominent personalities.


Headquarters via G. Boccaccio, 47 - 20123 Milano - Italy
tel. +39 02 36707648
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e-mail info@gariwo.net