About
Us

We are a platform for Unity and inclusive dialogue. Our name “Nuova” is Italian for “New” and represents what we seek to achieve: To build new perspectives, develop new mutual understanding and respect, and to inspire new ways of coming together as one inclusive world.

Our
Purpose

Shaping a world of unity and peace through presenting instruments, ideas and scientific insights for leaders, that promote the common good. 

Our
Mission

To promote and support peace-building through facilitating dialogue and nurturing mutual trust, understanding and acceptance within the global community.

Our
Beliefs

We Believe in
Unity and Fraternity.

We believe that we are one global society and we thrive through building of common interests and mutual support.

We Believe in
Understanding and Peace.

We believe that global unity has to be achieved not through mutual tolerance, but by nurturing mutual understanding and creating a sustainable path towards peace between groups, communities and countries.

We Believe in
Inclusiveness and Dialogue.

We believe that inclusive dialogue, discussion and resolution is necessary for us to meet the challenges that we collectively face as one global society.

Our
Roots

The Nuova Global Initiative was launched by the Focolare Movement in 2021, an important milestone year marking the 25th anniversary since Chiara Lubich received the UNESCO peace prize for peace education.

Our
Principles

The core principles of the Initiative rests on the fundamental concept that fraternity is the only way forward for humanity to overcome our greatest challenges.

Our
Team

Federico Vescovini

Chairman of Nuova
Global Initiative

Giancarlo Crisanti

Committee
Member

Carlos Mana

Committee
Member

Stanislav Lencz

Global Director of Nuova
Global Initiative

Lawrence Chong

Director for Strategy
of Nuova Global
Initiative

Lawrence Chong

Director for Strategy
of Nuova Global
Initiative

Rebecca Teo

Programme and
Communications Head of
Nuova Global Initiative

Rebecca Teo

Programme and
Communications Head of
Nuova Global Initiative