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Good Practice
التعليم
الشباب
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اشعر، شارك، افعل: تمكين الشباب من خلال التعلم المشترك بين الثقافات

مع تزايد التنوّع في المجتمعات، يبدأ الشباب في التشكيك في هويتهم وعلاقتهم بالآخرين وبالدور الذي يمكن أن يضطلعوا به في مجتمعهم. انطلاقاً من هذه الملاحظات، شرع منظمو المشروع في زيادة الوعي حول التسامح والتماسك الاجتماعي والتضامن بين جميع أعضاء مجتمعاتنا...

Good Practice
التعليم
الثقافة
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Good Practice Illustration

التعلّم عن ماضينا (وماضيك) دروس في التاريخ للمواطن المتعدد الثقافات في المنطقة الأورومتوسطية

لا يُسهم تعلّم التاريخ بما فيه الكفاية في اكتساب كفاءات المواطنة المتعددة الثقافات. فبدلاً من ذلك، حرّفت القوالب النمطية المتعلقة بالاختلافات الثقافية والتقاليدية والدينية من النظرة إلى العالم العربي والإسلامي. بناءً على هذه الملاحظات، صمّم منظمو المشروع على مساعدة الشباب...

4th Lyceum of Kalamaria

National Network
Greece
Address

Great Alejander & An. Thrakis 1
Thessaloniki
Greece

Telephone
00302310434209
Fax
00302310434209
E-Mail
mail@4lyk-kalam.thess.sch.gr
E-Mail (2)
aimtg@sch.gr
Mobile Phone
6973491825
Organisation Type
Public Institution
Year of Establishment
1976
Fields of Activity
  1. Environment/Sustainable development
  2. Heritage
  3. International/Cultural relations
  4. Media
  5. Youth and education
General Information
4th Lyceum of Kalamaria –Thessaloniki is a public secondary general and athletic school education founded in 1976. It has 320 students ages of 16-18 years and 80 professors. Is constituted by two departments the general and athletic department in which the students are prepared in order to become professional athletes. The school constitutes centre of Information Technology for the city after it allocates five laboratories of Information Technology which are supported by the Pan-Hellenic School Network. The school and the department of information technology is concretely supported by the following institutions:Aristotle University Thessalonica (Department of Chemistry, Department of Information technology, Department of French History. Technical University Thessalonica University , Centers of Environmental Education, and by the Aristotle University.
Mission and Objectives

In our school beyond the basic knowledge and the supplies for our students we try to teach them to be open in other cultures , to use foreigner languages, to learn about their country cultural traditions also as well and populations from other countries. They also learn how to use the new technologies to communicate.

Main Projects / Activities

The school has been distinguished in competitions of Mathematics, Information Technology, and in Athletic Events. In 2003 our students were first in the Pan-Hellenic Competition of Information Technology and Mathematics, took part in the Balkan Olympic Games of Information Technology, and came out first in the European Championship of Rhythmical Gymnastics. Also the school participates in a lot of activities as competitions of Painting, Tele-education, Communication , Exchange of Educational Material via Internet , Network Organization of online courses, collaboration with Universities for the safety of tour in Internet, network events of European Union (Spring Day of Europe), Electronic Twinning with schools of abroad , programs of Environmental Education and Education of Health. We are also participate as partners in a Comenius-3 Network for Alimentary Culture.

Contact (1) Full Name
Tzafou Emily
Head of the organisation
Maniatis Athanasios
Contact (2) Full Name
Lironi Androniki

Academy of Entrepreneurship

National Network
Greece
Address

Tsiller 61 str & Ros
11144 Athens
Greece

Telephone
2103313690
Fax
2103313691
E-Mail
info@akep.eu
E-Mail (2)
president@akep.eu
Mobile Phone
+306977284871
Mobile Phone (other)
+306942820320
Organisation Type
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment
2007
Fields of Activity
  1. Democracy and community development
  2. Environment/Sustainable development
  3. Gender
  4. Human rights
  5. International/Cultural relations
  6. Others
  7. Research
  8. Youth and education
General Information

Academy Of Entrepreneurship (AKEP) was founded in 2007 by the historical Educational Association of Athens “HFAISTOS”, aiming at the creation of a healthier entrepreneurial environment on a national and European level, and trying to support young people who wish to make their innovative entrepreneurial ideas come true. AKEP’s main objective is the cultivation of the essential entrepreneurial attitude and transfer of the necessary knowledge to young entrepreneurs who are now entering the labour market and to already active entrepreneurs, wishing to establish themselves and expand their operations both within Greece and abroad. Academy Of Entrepreneurship is a non-profit organisation working with 4 people as permanent staff and several external experts ad-hoc. Its budgetary resources come from education services, “HFAISTOS” and EU co-funded projects. Its main partners are StartUp Nations Research Network, Global Entrepreneurship Week, Trip In Touch, European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes, Entrepreneur Envoy, Euro-Mediterranean Youth Platform, ELSIR Mundus – Network for Innovation and Social and Territorial Responsibility (Internationally) and Federation of Hellenic Associations of Young Entrepreneurs, Aephoria, αέλια Working Life Lab, Knowl for Education and Lifelong Learning (nationally).  

Mission and Objectives

The Academy Of Entrepreneurship (AKEP) is a non-governmental, nonprofit organization, with an innovative and authentic character, trying to meet the new challenges of the modern labour market as its first priority. The Academy Of Entrepreneurship is determined to cope with the new reality created within the economic crisis in an effective and consistent way, on a national , European and global level, and aims to provide answers at a rapid but constant pace and on a theoretical and practical level, regarding the challenges that arise everyday and make entrepreneurship seem uncertain and risky. AKEP’s ultimate goal is the development of the appropriate conditions, to make startup entrepreneurship, both in Greece and abroad, more “safe” and tempting.

Main Projects / Activities

AKEP has been a national partner of the Global Entrepreneurship Week in Greece since 2008 . A series of workshops and entrepreneurship seminars are always organized during the GEW where participants can brainstorm and seek advice on business issues and learn about the challenges they have to face within the crisis in the labour market today. They also receive specific guidance, depending on the requirements of their own business endeavor and activity. As a member of the Entrepreneur Envoy Global Network, and recently of the European Association of Development Research and Training, the AKEP is fully aware of the requirements of the European labour market, transferring this knowledge to the participants of its educational programmes. AKEP’s latest success is its nomination as the official STARTUP NATIONS Greece National partner of the Startup Nations Global Network, a nomination that makes the Academy widely recognized and establishes it as an important communication channel for startup entrepreneurs and enterprises both on a European and a global level. AKEP has been the National partner in numerous European research projects for the support of entrepreneurship, mobility and employability in Europe. More about these EU supported projects @ http://akep.eu/?page_id=1764. AKEP is a nonprofit organisation, registered in the EU Transparency Register with ID number 049215512245-42 and the Unique Registration Facility (URF) of the European Commission with Participant Identification Code (PIC) 996793826.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

The Academy Of Entrepreneurship is determined to cope with the new reality created within the economic crisis in an effective and consistent way, on a national , European and global level, and aims to provide answers at a rapid but constant pace and on a theoretical and practical level, regarding the challenges that arise everyday and make entrepreneurship seem uncertain and risky. AKEP’s ultimate goal is the development of the appropriate conditions, to make startup entrepreneurship, both in Greece and abroad, more “safe” and tempting.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

Our ethic summarizes: social progress through the continuous contribution of active citizens. To achieve our vision we are guided by the values of ethics, human decency and cooperation. We believe our values are in line with those of the Anna Lindh Foundations and we are looking forward to benefit from the synergies the network offers to their advancement.

Contact (1) Full Name
Andreas Stefanidis
Job Title
President
Head of the organisation
Andreas Stefanidis

Action Art/Εικαστική Δράση

National Network
Greece
Address

Filikis Eterias 33
54621 Thessaloniki
Greece

Telephone
00302310266857
E-Mail
info@action-art.gr
Organisation Type
Public/Private Non-Profit Foundation
Year of Establishment
2009
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
  2. Heritage
General Information

Action Art/Eikastiki Drasi is a non-profit civil association, founded in 2009 by people with experience and knowledge in the field of the art of narration, of education, and in the development of voluntary work in social and cultural issues. Their motivation for the founding of the body was their vision to contribute to the revival and propagation of Global Heritage, namely fairy tales, the democratization of Art, contributing to the encouragement of cultural and social participation of children, youngsters, and adults, to the development of voluntary action, and to the exchange of experiences and information in order to promote non-formal and informal learning. Some of our actions include training, seminars, educational programs, and performances. For the materialization of the above we cooperate with groups or individuals, bodies and NGOs in Greece and abroad. The funding of the programs and actions in progress derives from the members’ contribution, donations, and sponsorships by other bodies such as the Municipality or by the private sector etc.

Mission and Objectives

• The propagation of Oral Heritage, and the contribution to the restoration of the social and pedagogical function of the fairy tale • The propagation of the non-formal and informal learning • Young people’s encouragement to participate in cultural creation • The development of actions for vulnerable groups • The promotion of multicultural projects for foreign young people, and immigrants aiming at the building of communication, solidarity, and peaceful coexistence • The promotion of the importance of volunteering • The contribution to the forming of a strategy for the political groups of the young in Greece • The development of cooperation between bodies, and NGOs in Greece or in

Main Projects / Activities

Projects in Greece: • Τhere is experience in planning and setting of narration festivals which include multilingual narration, performances, seminars, and round tables. • Narrations, and visual educational projects at schools, museums, other bodies, and NGOs • Teachers’ training in fairy tale narration • Participation in festivals with narrations and workshops • Participation with multilingual narrations, workshops, and lectures in festivals, conventions and symposia on Multilingualism Cooperation with bodies and networks of other countries: • Participation in International Fairy Tales Festivals • Cooperation with foreign narrators in order to organize seminars on Narrator Training • Cooperation with the Ateliers de la rue Raisin, a NGO into programs and actions to propagate Global Oral Heritage, Art, and the non-formal and informal learning

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

With activities such as • The promotion and dissemination of the World Intangible Heritage Narrative Art, and the furtherance of the value of personal and collective creative expression through the Arts. • The planning and materialization of seminars, reeducation, workshops festivals, performances, and other forms of activities such as Multicultural training programs for children and adults, research programs, and material collection, study, and publication. Promotion of non-formal and informal learning, developing activities for vulnerable groups. • Multilingual narrations with the participation of foreigners, immigrants, students, volunteers narrating in their mother tongue. • Foreigners and immigrants’ participation in the Action Art/Eikastiki Drasi programs through exchange programs or invitations. Action Art/ Eikastiki Drasi participation in other countries programs. • The development of cooperation between bodies or NGOs.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

Because the cooperation of bodies of different countries contributes to the promotion of communication, ideas, views, and experiences exchange among peoples. It contributes instrumentally to the knowing, the designation of similarities and differences, and the elimination of stereotypes. It leads to extroversion, creative communication, tolerance, and creative cohabitation.

Contact (1) Full Name
Rodanthi Dimitresi
Job Title
story-teller, artiste
Head of the organisation
Rodanthi Dimitresi
Contact (2) Full Name
Evgenia Simeonidou
Job Title (2)
teacher

AddArt

National Network
Greece
Address

1 ERMOU STR.
54625 Thessaloniki
Greece

Telephone
+302310244082
E-Mail
addartngo@gmail.com
E-Mail (2)
savvaidis.d@gmail.com
Mobile Phone
+306944692021
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
2014
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
  2. Gender
  3. International/Cultural relations
  4. Media
  5. Youth and education
General Information

AddArt is a nonprofit organization dedicated to create, embellish and spread art and culture in general. Headquartered in Thessaloniki, Greece and having a rich cultural canvas, AddArt is focused on social and cultural interest of the general public.  AddArt consist of 5 permanent and active staff members while more than 50 people are supporting it regularly varying from project to project, mainly in voluntary positions. Also, this organization established more than 20 different partnerships both domestically and internationally. Budget and finances vary as AddArt organizes project based budget system which is supported by other foundations and organizations like: Erasmus+, UNHCR, Europe for Citizens, Municipality of Thessaloniki, Municipality of Kalamaria etc. In the year 2016 the budget spent was 15.000 €. Some of the partner organizations are: JKPEV, Eurobug, Kids in Action, Consilium, Breakthrough etc. Most important projects: Thessaloniki Animation Festival (TAF) and “Say it with Comics” project.

Mission and Objectives

AddArt's primary goal is organizing projects and providing classes and seminars in order to  “Add Art" in every aspect of life, whenever and wherever it can be applied in such a manner that it leaves a positive mark, increasing the results and helping to reach an optimum outcome for diverse type of projects. By already having experience in the field of comics, storytelling, filming, animation, gaming, painting and sculpturing, AddArt is focused to add artistic and innovative activities as well as messages in collaboration with various sectors such as education and entertainment. The above mentioned art forms are known to modulate values beyond the given joy of creation. By passing on these skills AddArt strives to stimulate teamwork, patience, ingenuity, problem solving, and enlarged perception. All of these allow a huge learning potential for developing even further set of new skills. The main idea here is to jointly shape a unique way to cement the message to those seeking to consolidate.  AddArt is an organization with the ability to spread any idea, lesson or message through art and various forms thereof, to edit, produce films or animations, to expose, to organize events and more.

Main Projects / Activities

Publications: ▪ “Bugs of the round table” comic, AddArt publisher, September 2016 ▪ “Urban Mysteries II” comic, AddArt publisher, September 2016 ▪ “Say it with comics” comic, AddArt publisher, May 2016 ▪ “Mythonats” comic,  AddArt publisher, April 2016 ▪ “Spartakos Final Wishes” comic,  AddArt publisher, April 2016 ▪ “Urban Mysteries I” comic,  AddArt publisher, September 2015 ▪ “Mysterion” comic,  AddArt publisher, September 2015 ▪ “Spartakos” comic,  AddArt publisher, April 2015 ▪ “Koupe II” comic,  AddArt publisher, April 2015 ▪ “Koupe I” comic,  AddArt publisher, April 2014 Projects: ▪ “Say it with comics II” comic publication for UNHCR, September 2016 – December 2016 ▪ “Bridging Generations” project made by JKPEV under Europe for Citizens program, February 2014 – February 2016 ▪ “Solidarity Lab” facilitator of a project made by Eurobug under Erasmus+ program, November 2015 “Art Express”  facilitator of a project made by JKPEV under Erasmus+ program, June 2015 ▪ “Peace building through storytelling” guest facilitator of a project made by Consillium under Erasmus+ program, February 2015 ▪ Scriptwriting and storytelling lecturer at Comink, Pirama and AddArt, 2014 – up to date Conferences: ▪ “Thessaloniki Animation Festival” (TAF) event owner and coordinator supported by Municipality of Kalamaria, October 2016 ▪ “Thessaloniki Animation Festival” (TAF) event owner and coordinator, October 2015 ▪ “Mysticon II” mystery festival of Thessaloniki event coordinator, event owner Municipality of Thessaloniki, September 2016 ▪ “Mysticon II” mystery festival of Thessaloniki event coordinator, event owner Municipality of Thessaloniki, September 2015

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

AddArt is willing to become yet another ALF ambassador in Greece and we are willing to share the foundation’s actions and positive influence. Additionally, networking remains to be one of the most important goals for a young institution such as AddArt and sharing that network represents a benefit for all parties involved. Special attention is given to dissemination of projects simply due to the fact that the Reach is the most important aspect in contribution to Culture and the Arts. AddArt is encouraging young artists and creators to disseminate these tools to everyone who would like use them: teachers, psychologists, social workers, anxious people, creative people, teenagers, children and many more. Our work and good practices learned are disseminated throughout all are future endeavors and some of the more specific ways to communicate them is via our: social networks, festivals, press releases, various addressing to publics (TV and radio shows, interviews etc.) as well through projects to come.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

AddArt constantly searches for different ways to contribute and expand its outreach and network. As we are headquartered in Thessaloniki, Greece we belong to Mediterranean which is the immediate reason that connects us to ALF. By joining ALF, AddArt can be even more involved in international projects both on European and international scale. AddArt is always ready to leave positive mark and contribute to projects with its experience, knowledge, passion and innovation. All our projects saw nothing but positive feedback by funding organizations, partnering organizations as well as from the community. Hopefully, ALF can be yet another “mean” for AddArt spreading Art.

Contact (1) Full Name
Dimitris Savvaidis
Job Title
Project Manager
Head of the organisation
Stavros Savvaidis

AENAO

National Network
Greece
Address

3 Pouliou str, kifisia, 546 55, Thessaloniki, GREECE
Thessaloniki
Greece

Telephone
0030 2310 420 489
Telephone (other)
0030 2310 451 624
Fax
0030 2310 998143
E-Mail
amoutzia@auth.gr
E-Mail (2)
kgerolympou@yahoo.com
Mobile Phone
0030 6947 202 318
Mobile Phone (other)
0030 6978 777 313
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
2006
Fields of Activity
  1. Youth and education
General Information
The NGO AENAO was established in 2006 and is actively involved in the field of non- formal education by developing and implementing a number of projects to promote health and social issues, as well as contributing in the development of cognitive, emotional, and behavioural skills. Moreover, it occupies a group of volunteers from a variety of scientific fields, and experienced scientists coordinate each project contributing by this way in its effectiveness. AENAO every year submita a variety of projects (training courses, youth exchanges, conference and production of educational manual) under the umbrella of Youth in ACTION program, Grundtvig, Invest in People Program and Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Program
Mission and Objectives

AENAO, aims to:
• Promote health by creating networks and implementing projects based on non-formal education and learning by experience methodology
• Undertake national and international collaboration with reliable agents, in order to exchange experience and best practices
• Design programs that encourage social cohesion, protect the human rights and respect the environment
• Empower women to take initiatives and improve their socio-economic status
• Empower young people, enhance and build their personal skills.
• Inform society on innovative programs and activities which are conferences, seminars, meetings, etc.
• Organize campaigns and initiatives that benefit the society

Main Projects / Activities

Addicted to life (2006)
Smoking prevention (2007)
Fight for life (2008)
Crash test revised (2010)
Creative interpersonal relations(2010)
The violet project (2011)
Captaik Cook (2011)
Youth and the City (2011)
Environment and Volunteerism (2011)
IST: Smoking prevention (2010-2012)
IST: Conflict Management (2011 -2013)

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

AENAO can share the experience and knowledge acquired as the result of the projects that has implemented in the last years.Moreover, AENAO using the enthusiasm and creativity of its members can suggest innovative ideas for promoting change and better quality of life

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

ALF network it offers the opportunity to cooperate with other organisations which have the same interests, objectives and ambitions to mobilize individuals and to fuel change in the specific geographical region.

Contact (1) Full Name
Katerina Gerolympou
Head of the organisation
Catherine Amoutzia
Contact (2) Full Name
Anna Mpei

Aephoria Sustainability for People and Environment

National Network
Greece
Address

56,3rd Septemvriou str
104 33

Athens
Greece

Telephone
+30 2108847900
Fax
+30 2108214150
E-Mail
aephoria@aephoria.org
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
2002
Fields of Activity
  1. Environment/Sustainable development
  2. Heritage
  3. Human rights
  4. International/Cultural relations
  5. Research
  6. Youth and education
General Information
Aephoria is a Non Governmental Organization (NGO’s Registration Number: 146 - Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs) governed by a General Assembly comprised by the President, the Vice President, the General Secretary and the Members. Oganisation’s permanent staff is composed of the General Assembly and 5 volunteers. Also Aephoria cooperates with external experts emanating from the academic, scientific and business world as well as with a number of volunteers. The budget resources are approximately 20.000,00 € per year which mainly comes from self, national and European funding. The modalities of action are mainly national and international projects. The partners involved in the organization’s projects are mainly external and differentiate accordingly the theme of the project.
Mission and Objectives

Aephoria’s mission focus in:
a) improving people's livelihoods and poverty alleviation worldwide,
b) promoting an environmental-friendly and human development,
c) preserving natural resources and cultural heritage,
d) empowering civil society throughout the world,
e) enhancing intercultural cooperation as well as multiculturalism.
Organisation’s main objectives are:
a) the development cooperation on issues of rural growth, education, health, social solidarity, basic infractures, culture, research and technology,
b) the humanitarian assistance and human rights,
c) the natural resources management, protection of sensitive ecosystems such as wetlands, coastal areas and forests.

Main Projects / Activities

The organization’s main projects/programmes are:
a) the development of the Alexandria’s Patriarchate Library in Metochi Athens (Greek Ministry of Employment and Social Protection & European Social Fund),
b) the reinforce of entrepreneurship in Turkey- N.G.O. and the role of Mass Media (Young LEADERS II- Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs),
c) the development of entrepreneurship in Egypt, Small Medium Sized Enterprises and Mass Media (Pyramid ??- Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs),
d) the development of a Complete Standard of Special Certification for the NGOs of Social Care Provision in the Private Sector (Lamans S.A.– OP of Social Care),
e) Environmental Impact Assessment for the installation/re-establishing of some sea fish farm units (Lamans S.A.- PARTHENI THALASSIES KALLIERGEIES S.A.- Echinades Fish farms Ltd).

Contact (1) Full Name
Mrs Valeria Papageorgiou
Head of the organisation
Dr Christos Lambridis

Aephoria.net

National Network
Greece
Address

18 Miltiadou str
10596 Athens
Greece

Telephone
+302106430683
Telephone (other)
+302106430683
E-Mail
bluegrowthaephoria@gmail.com
Organisation Type
Private Company
Year of Establishment
2013
Fields of Activity
  1. Environment/Sustainable development
  2. Research
  3. Youth and education
General Information

Aephoria.net is a sustainable-business education and incubation program for startup companies operating in Greece. Its goal is to help entrepreneurs transform their dreams into good business with a positive economic, environmental, and social impact.

Mission and Objectives

Provide participating startups with education that will enable them to create scalable and replicable business models that have a positive impact on the environment and society. Foster an ever-growing network of sustainability-minded people and companies with deep connections into markets, technologies, and funding. Contribute passionately to the creation of thriving economic, employment, and social conditions in Greece.

Main Projects / Activities

We foster an ever-growing network of people and companies, so that our startups always have access to a wide opportunity of deal flow. After completing the Aephoria.net program, our alumni are better prepared to secure capital and have the necessary foundations for growing a profitable and sustainable business.   Blue Growth   http://bluegrowth.gr/

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?

Great ideas need the right support system to grow into great products and services. We provide workspaces with modern equipment and strong internet access, in addition to free legal and accounting consultancy. Each company in the Program receives mentoring from our network of professionals. New opportunity flows are necessary to create fast-growing businesses. Being part of Aephoria.net means being a lifelong partner in our network of individuals and companies committed to sustainability. This enables our teams to reach out across the network and secure deal flow with customers, partnerships, or venture capital. We provide knowledge that will help shape business plans through our deep experience in triple-bottom-line business strategy, strong corporate identities and effective communication strategies. A good business model that scales and has strong market potential is critical to startup success. Equaly important, is designing processes for zero waste to fit the restorative, circular economy we envision for the future. We believe that innovative entrepreneurship can solve the world’s resource, economic and social issues, and that Greece is well-positioned to lead this change. The complex economic situation combined with our natural resources makes our entrepreneurs very well equipped to tackle issues of restarting the Greek economy through better, sustainable business practices. Efficiency, transparency, and trust are the core values by which we run the Aephoria.net Program.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?

We would like to share out vision with also the organisation of ALF network and support sustainable entrepreneurship development and job creation.

Contact (1) Full Name
Andreas Stefanidis
Job Title
Accelerator Director
Head of the organisation
Petros Kokkalis
Contact (2) Full Name
Stamatia Giasirani
Job Title (2)
Project Manager
Education
Cities
Culture
Gender

Aliki Moschis-Gauguet

As a member of the Advisory Council of Anna Lindh Foundation since 2007, expert in cultural diplomacy President and Founder of FAM Network (Femme-Art- Méditerranée), under UNESCO’s aegis (1998-2018), Aliki Moschis-Gauguet is dedicated to the promotion of intercultural dialogue among...