Communication Guidelines

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The Anna Lindh Foundation aim to carry consistent and strong messages throughout all communication methods identified through our mandate and values. This section contains the text needed to describe the organisation and should be used in all communication both internally and externally.

Key Milestones in the ALF Development

Some key milestones about the Anna Lindh Foundation first 6 years of activities (2005-2011) that can be used for external communication purposes:

  • 1995. The Barcelona Declaration establishes the Euro-Mediterranean partnership
  • 2003. The High level group Report on Intercultural Dialogue recommends the creation of a Euro-Mediterranean Foundation
  • 2004. Euro-Med Ministers of Foreign Affairs agree on creating the Anna Lindh Foundation
  • 2005. The ALF International headquarters is inaugurated in Alexandria, Egypt
  • 2005. The First Heads of National Networks meeting takes place
  • 2006-2007. The First Call for Proposals. Launching of the Dialogue Award, Journalist Award, and EuroMed Education programme
  • 2008. First regional campaign “1001 Actions for Dialogue” launched for the EuroMed year of Intercultural Dialogue
  • 2008. André Azoulay elected as first ALF President. New Advisory Council elected.
  • 2008. EuroMed Ministerial on Culture and Intercultural Dialogue underlines the role of the Anna Lindh Foundation
  • 2008. The establishment of the Union for the Mediterranean at the Paris Summit. ALF is recognised as the main institution for Intercultural Dialogue
  • 2009. Regional Initiative “Restore Trust, Rebuild Bridges” in response to the Gaza war and the economic crisis impact on Intercultural Relations
  • 2010. The first Anna Lindh Forum taking place in Barcelona and gathering over 1000 civil society representatives from 43 countries
  • 2010. The first Anna Lindh Report on EuroMed Intercultural Trends is published
  • 2011. “Believe in Dialogue, Act for Citizenship” Initiative, in response to the Arab Awakening
  • 2011. “Young Arab Voices” project is launched together with the British Council to promote skills and opportunities for young people debate in the Arab Region
  • 2012. “Citizens for Dialogue” programme is launched to work with civil societies of the Arab Mediterranean countries  as a response to the historic Arab awakening.