Mauro Pelaschier, Ambassador for the sea awarded Commander of the Italian Republic

Milan, 20 December 2019 : One Ocean congratulates the foundation’s ambassador Mauro Pelaschier on receiving the title of Commander of Merit of the Italian Republic from the country’s President Sergio Mattarella “for his distinguished contribution to raising awareness on the respect and safeguard of marine ecosystems.” One of the best known names in Italian sailing and the historic helmsman of Azzurra, the One Ocean Foundation ambassador last year circumnavigated the Italian peninsula to raise awareness among the public and sailing schools on safeguarding marine ecosystems and the principles of the Charta Smeralda.