International DONUM ALBANI Award

Communications Dpt. Awards

Donum Albani Award

The International Donum Albani Award is a new event promoted by Universum Academy Switzerland, who reserves all its rights. For the occasion, Universum Marche is given full authority to organise and manage all aspects of the event, in partnership de facto with International Headquarters. The Award commemorates the Albani Family of Urbino which has Pope Clement XI as well as four Cardinals among its descendents. The annual Award is reserved exclusively for persons who dedicate their energies to people in need. 6 Awards are to be conferred: 3 to individuals and 3 to Associations operating in Social and/or Humanitarian fields.

The Award Ceremony will take place on Saturday, 8th December, 2018 in the splendid Sala Raffaello of the Legato Albani Palace in Urbino. Nominations may be forwarded by Public and Private Entities, Embassies, Associations, Trade Unions, Newspapers, Public and Private Radio Stations and TVs, Organised Groups, Political Parties or ordinary citizens.

The deadline for submissions is 31st July 2018. The Notice of Competition and Nomination Form may be downloaded from the “Events” page. Further information may be requested by mail to or texting on 0041. WhatsApp.

A Press Conference presenting the Award was held on march 13th last in the ex-Urbino Town Council chambers.

From the left: Maurizio Gambini, Mayor of Urbino; Prof. Margherita Ferraris, Universum Marches President; Prof. Massimo Guidi, Alderman; Dott. Valerio Giovanni Ruberto, Universum Federal President and Dott. Andrea Aromatico, Albani Foundation Central Italy.

Press Release (in Italian)