The Anna Lindh Foundation is an international civil society organization having an intergovernmental Board of Governors.
The Foundation which is named after the late Swedish Foreign
Minister Anna Lindh, is the first common institution jointly established and financed by the 35 Governments of the
Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, a far reaching cooperation framework between the European Union and their partners in
the Southern Mediterranean Region, which was launched in Barcelona in 1995 (The Barcelona Process).
The Anna Lindh Foundation was officially inaugurated in Alexandria on April 20, 2005.
Mission of the Foundation:
1. To promote a dynamic concept of dialogue between cultures.
2. to strengthen intellectual cooperation and capacity building in different fields.
3. to contribute to shaping the Euro-Mediterranean Space as an area of cooperation, exchange, mobility, mutual understanding and peace.
Objectives of the Foundation:
- To promote dialogue among youth.
- To support the translation of universal values.
- To promote and support initiatives that enhance women’s involvement and participation in the intercultural dialogue.
- To promote mobility, through exchange and enhancement of expertise and skills.
- To promote active communication and information dissemination initiatives.