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Still I Rise in the news: the best stories of November 2023

In November, the release of Nicolò Govoni’s new book, “Altrove”, attracted the attention of some of the most important newspapers. Still I Rise’s founder and CEO’s School of the Future tour stopped in Rimini, Rome, Cremona, Milan, Aosta, Lugano, and Bologna, and was reported in both local and national press, as well as the Swiss press.

The national media that have widely covered the new book include Raiuno, with a long and detailed interview with Nicolò Govoni in the TV studio of “A Sua Immagine,” La Stampa, La Repubblica, Il Messaggero, Leggo, as well as various broadcasts such as “Wannabe: il futuro che vorrei” on Rai Radio1, “Fil Rouge” on Rai Radio Valle d’Aosta, and Radio Lombardia. In Switzerland, RSI broadcast a radio interview with Nicolò Govoni. The articles published and the interviews aired focused not only on the book, but also on the educational method of Still I Rise, presented by Nicolò Govoni during the various stops of the tour.

Regarding the organization’s advocacy activities, DIRE news agency published an interview with Abdulkafi Alhamdo, Program Manager in Syria; through his words, he tried to keep up attention on the serious violations that continue to take place in the country. The interview was mentioned by several local newspapers such as Corriere di Palermo, Gazzetta di Genova, Corriere Flegreo, and Il Giornale di Torino.

One of the leading events held in November was the Anima Award ceremony, a historic recognition of Unindustria. During this year’s edition, Nicolò Govoni was honored “For his commitment to the education and protection of refugee children with the Still I Rise association”. Corriere della Sera, Il Sole 24 Ore, and Il Messaggero reported on it.

TGR Campania relaunched the talk by Giovanni Volpe, General Counsel of Still I Rise, at TEDx UniSalerno on November 8 at the University of Salerno. The talk focused on Giovanni Volpe’s experience in international cooperation, and how an alternative and innovative way of doing humanitarian work is not only possible, but necessary. Finally, space within Elle magazine was given to the Elle Active initiative. The forum, dedicated to women and work, was held on November 4 and 5 and featured Still I Rise. 

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