The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice to human restlessness

Joseph Conrad

The EMID encourages best initiatives, practices and work in school, university, social, ecumenical, intellectual and artistic settings.  The proposals must meet the following criteria:

  • match the vision and spirit of the EMID and have a Mediterranean character;
  • be successful;
  • be able to be replicated elsewhere.

Proposals must be received by the EMID management in the form of a file sent to its offices.  Each year five Best Practices are selected and their creators rewarded with a prize of 10,000 USD each.