FEDERATION ANNA LINDH ITALIA - ONLUS

The Federazione Anna Lindh Italia, not-for-profit, shares the aims of the Anna Lindh Foundation: created in 2004 by the European Commission together with the 42 Euro-Mediterranean countries.
The Federation's objective is to promote, support and implement the cultural and social interaction between Italy and the Euro-Mediterranean countries in various fields of action including: art, architecture, archaeology, environment, crafts, youth, women, human rights, migrants, crafts, employment, training, education, education, childhood, sports, interreligious dialogue, legality, music, food culture, empowerment, tradition, tourism, social solidarity, exchanges.
In particular, the Federation intends to implement initiatives in favour of young people, especially aimed at restoring their hope and confidence through the promotion of the "true",the "beautiful" and the "good”

In the framework of the Common Operation of the Italian Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation Supporting Citizenship and Meeting Minorities, it took place in Ancona the first of three appointments of the event Mari del Dialogo e della Rivolta, the live-concert "La Musica della Rivolta" performed by El General (Tunisia), organized by Provincia di Ancona, Associazione Adriatico Mediterraneo and Regione Marche, in collaboration with Terre di Tutti Film Festival - COSPE.

El Genaral, 22 y.o. from Sfax, is beloved in his Country because he has always been very critic with the political establishment. Today he is the symbol of the young revolution in Tunisia.

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The Coordination Meeting of the Italian Network of "Anna Lindh" Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures of the Regions Lazio, Marche and Campania was held in Rome. On that occasion – in the presence of Michele Capasso, president of Fondazione Mediterraneo, Head of the Italian Network – it was submitted and discussed the report "Euromed Intercultural Trends 2010"; members were required to confirm their participation in ALF Italian Network; the common programme 2010-2011 "Meeting Minorities" was illustrated.

The coordinator was required to reconsider the "joint operation " through initiatives involving the rebellious Arab Countries. President Michele Capasso has fully accepted this request, proposing initiatives to help the youth of these Countries.

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Following the events occurred during the last few years in Egypt, the National Networks of "Anna Lindh" Foundation, expressed their solidarity to the ALF staff in Alexandria (obliged to evacuate their seat) as well as to all Egyptian people.

The Fondazione Mediterraneo joined this initiative and President Michele Capasso, by a letter addressed to ALF Executive Director Andreu Claret, declared himself ready to host Alexandria staff at FM headquarters in Naples, so that they can go on with their ordinary activities.

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The Coordination Meeting of the Italian Network of "Anna Lindh" Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures of Regione Puglia was held at Vernole. On that occasion – in the presence of Piera Raimondi, assistant of the president of Fondazione Mediterraneo, Head of the Italian Network – it was submitted and discussed the report "Euromed Intercultural Trends 2010"; members were required to confirm their participation in ALF Italian Network; the common programme 2010-2011 "Meeting Minorities" was illustrated.

The Institute of Mediterranean Cultures of the Province of Lecce, Teatro Astragali and Euromed Agency for Cultural heritage, have put forward proposals to improve networking synergy.

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The Coordination Meeting of the Italian Network of "Anna Lindh" Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures of the Regions Piemonte and Lombardia was held in Turin. On that occasion – in the presence of Michele Capasso, president of Fondazione Mediterraneo, Head of the Italian Network – it was submitted and discussed the report "Euromed Intercultural Trends 2010"; members were required to confirm their participation in the ALF Italian Network; the common programme 2010-2011 "Meeting Minorities" was illustrated.

The Istituto Paralleli and the other bodies present at the meeting declared their availability to create a consortium to carry out some of the actions laid down in the "Meeting Minorities" Programme.

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