Who we are
Interact Rome International is a Rotary Club Rome International sponsored club for young people ages 12 to 18. Are you 12-18 years old and would like to be part of the Interact Family, serve the community, meet new friends and be part of an international network? Do you speak English and are a student in Rome? Join us!
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Interact clubs are sponsored by individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and guidance, but they are self-governing and self-supporting.
For information on Interact, please write to Valeria Bresciani, President, Interact Rome International email@example.com
BOARD OF DIRECTORS 2018-2019
PRESIDENT: Valeria Bresciani
VICE-PRESIDENT: Prasham Karunanithi
SECRETARY: Ludovica Mazzei
SERGEANT-AT-ARMS: Tancredi Pezzali
TREASURER: Ilaria Lalli
DIRECTOR GLOBAL ACTION PROGRAMME: Giorgio Marconi
DIRECTOR CASA DI KIM SERVICE PROJECT: Ludovico Pezzali
Fundraising and Public Awareness for Casa di Kim
Interact Rome International leads and supports fundraising and public awareness initiatives in favor of Casa di Kim. From 1997 l’Associazione Kim Onlus (a.k.a. Casa di Kim) aims at offering shelter, medical treatment and all basic needs to children in Italy and overseas that are seriously ill and suffer from economic hardship and social exclusion. Patients at Casa di Kim frequently come from countries at war or without an appropriate health care system. Minors are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who stays during the time of the treatment together with the child at Casa di Kim. The Association aims at building public awareness about social inclusion, solidarity and service to others.
1. Diplomacy Education Embassy Adoption Program
Interact Rome International participates in the Embassy Adoption Program implemented by Global Action in Italy. Students have meetings with the Head of Mission and other members of the diplomatic corps of the Embassy that adopts the Interact Club each year. Interactors study the country in depth and have the support of embassy staff to broaden their knowledge in thematic areas related to the country assigned.
Interact Rome International is honored to have been adopted by the Embassy of Norway in 2018/2019. This is a unique opportunity for our Interactors to learning by doing with the mentoring of international experts in the field.
Time dedicated to activities under the Embassy Adoption Program are approved as “Alternanza Scuola-Lavoro.”
2. Netherlands-Italy Model United Nations (NIMUN)
Interact Rome International participates in the Netherlands and Italy Model United Nations Program implemented by Global Action/Diplomacy Education. The program was established in 2017 by the Embassy of the Netherlands and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It aims at offering students a unique opportunity to study the UN Security Council. After taking part in the Embassy Adoption Program, students are invited to participate in the NIMUN simulation at a conference held once a year at a UN Rome-Based-Agency (RBA) and represent the country that they have been studying.
3. Interact Funded Scholarships for NIMUN
Interact Rome International carries out fundraising activities to award two scholarships each year to 2 (two) non-Interactors, not residing in Rome, and with proven financial need so that they can participate in the NIMUM program.
Interact Winter Gathering SUNDAY December 16, 2019 from 5-7 pm at IL CIRCOLO DELLA PIPA, Via F. Jacovacci 25, Rome, Italy
Reservations are mandatory. Please make a reservation by writing to Interact@RotaryRomeInternational.com
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Contribution: €25/person and bring a present of €10 max. to exchange for “Secret Santa.” All proceeds will got to benefit Baby Noemi at Casa di Kim