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UNESCO Director-General: Invest in a Generation

Mon, 24/10/2016 - 19:31 -- Regina Salanova

The Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, opened the MED FORUM 2016 debate with the message that investing in a generation is the only viable roadmap to "moving beyond extremism". The 42-country Forum, taking place from 23rd to 25th October in Valletta, represents the largest youth and civil society gathering of its kind for intercultural dialogue in the Mediterranean.


On the eve of MED FORUM, UN and EU high-officials back the Forum to transform new youth policies into action

Sun, 23/10/2016 - 10:52 -- Regina Salanova

On the eve of the landmark MED FORUM of the Anna Lindh Foundation in Valletta, Malta, EU and UN top officials have reaffirmed their commitment to the FORUM's action agenda and strategic focus on youth-led initiatives in the face of unprecedented regional challenges.


Anna Lindh Foundation cooperation with the United Nations on Youth, Peace and Security

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 18:11 -- Regina Salanova

22 September 2016 - The Anna Lindh Foundation, central institution and reference point for intercultural dialogue across the Mediterranean, confirmed that it will be co-operating with the United Nations on the first UN Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security.


ALF co-chairs in Morocco working groups with experts on issues of violence against women and gender stereotypes ahead of the Ministerial on Women in 2017

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 16:17 -- Haitham Samy

21 September 2016 - The Anna Lindh Foundation co-chaired jointly with Morocco government the working group on Women Stereotypes in the Euro-Mediterranean region organized on 20th and 21st September in Skhirat, Morocco. A second working group on combating violence was co-chaired by Egypt and UN Women. The meetings were organised under the framework of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Dialogue on women empowerment, and as a follow up to the previous meetings held in 2016 in Barcelona, Paris and Amman.


EBU announces media partnership for MED FORUM 2016

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 18:50 -- Regina Salanova

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has announced a new partnership with the Anna Lindh Foundation for this year’s MED FORUM in Malta. EBU Member Maltese broadcaster PBS will be the official media partner of the event in Valletta.

EBU Director General Ingrid Deltenre said: “We know the media has an incredibly important role to play in improving understanding between peoples. Public service broadcasters can help address the gaps in public perception that are often exploited by those movements of division in the world.



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