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Generation #Insta: the new faces of positive social engagement in the Euro-Med

Public Dialogue #1
Online: ZOOM
The Anna Lindh Foundation
Public Dialogue #1


The Anna Lindh Foundation Virtual Marathon for Dialogue in the EuroMed region will gather activities of ALF civil society Network and partner organizations to take place during 42 days from the 19th of May to the 29th of June. The aim of the VM is to highlight the importance of the Intercultural Dialogue to build sustainable societies in the EuroMed region, taking into consideration the challenges and opportunities brought about by the Covid19 pandemic. Towards this goal in addition to a rich program of civil society and partner-led activities, a series of Weekly Public Virtual Dialogues organized by the Anna Lindh Foundation will stimulate a broad conversation and reflection on major issues impacting mutual perceptions between people in the region and common action to jointly address social and cultural challenges affecting societies North, South, East and West of the Mediterranean.

Date: 19/05/21

Time: 3pm – 5pm CET

Duration: 2 hours


In an ever-changing world, with the realities of young people taking place offline as much as they are materializing online, this public event will explore the new ways with which communication takes place in the new millennium and what are the forces behind positive social change among youth.

As a proven driver of the improvement of social, political, and economic conditions in societies in the Euro-Med, the dialogue will focus on the examples of such positive influence by youth, both as individuals but also through their involvement in institutions, organizations, movement and in non-formal groups. It will explore the cases where they have helped to shape policy and media narratives, and how they contribute to the Green Deal objectives towards 2050 deal and digital transitions.

With the fast pace of developments in online information-sharing and influencing mechanisms, the discussion aims to explore the degree of media awareness among youth, and innovative solutions applied in order to overcome hurdles and difficulties, and have a true and meaningful voice in the public sphere.

This public event will explore new opportunities to open doors for young influencers to shape policy and media narratives and to contribute to the Green Deal objectives towards 2050 deal and digital transitions.


  • Mr. Zlatko Lagumdzija, Former President of Bosnia and Herzegovina (Club de Madrid)
  • Ms. Kristina Xhiveli (TakeMeToTheCop), Albania
  • Ms. Khadija Amahal, journalist, Morocco
  • Mr. Hamza Al-Shayeb (Space for Sustainable Development, CCIVS partner), Jordan
  • Mr. Krzysztof Wasilewski (Kozsalin University of Technology), Poland

Moderator: Mr Aissam Benaissa, Connect NordAfrika

Q&A with the audience and among the speakers

This event is organized as part of a series of events in the Framework of the Anna Lindh Foundation Virtual Marathon for Dialogue in the EuroMed

Watch the recording of the event HERE.