On September 1, Lola Bañon Castellón has taken over as Director of the Mediterranean Citizens`Assembly Foundation (FACM). Bañon is Doctor in Communication, professor of journalism at the Universitat de València, journalist and analyst specialized in the Middle East, and the Mediterranean.
Lola Bañon has been linked to the FACM since its creation as a member of its Advisory Council. The FACM is present in over twenty Mediterranean countries and is an observer member of the Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly (APM) and the Anna Lindh Foundation.
The incorporation of Bañon to the position supposes a commitment of the FACM to continue forging ways to overcome the present situation of instability in the Mediterranean, as much in matter of social, cultural, human rights policies, especially of the women and young people, as well as the environmental prospects.