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University of Milano-Bicocca. Research Center MaRHE Center - Renewal of the agreement with the Government of the Republic of Maldives

Date:

02/12/2019


University of Milano-Bicocca. Research Center  MaRHE Center - Renewal of the agreement with the Government of the Republic of Maldives

In the presence of Ambassador Rita Giuliana Mannella, of Rector Cristina Messa, of the Pro Rector Andrea Giovanni Maria Biondi and of the Director of the Center Paolo Galli, the agreement was signed between the University of Milano-Bicocca and the Government of the Republic of the Maldives for the renewal of the University's presence on the island of Magoodhoo through its research center MaRHE Center.
The Italian Center of Excellence - the only high-level research center in the Maldives - represents ten years of commitment in the archipelago and will be valid until 2030.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives, Abdulla Shahid, guest of honor of the celebrations, expressed his gratitude to Italy, for the qualitative and quantitative level of relations with Italy and for the historical commitment and the precious contribution of our country in the economic and tourist development of his country. The Minister, thanking the Rector of the University of Milano-Bicocca, underlined the importance of the presence of the Marhe Center and its very high specific contribution in the field of marine biology, also with the training of local students, in a very vulnerable Country and exposed to the risks posed by climate change.


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