Triskel Arts Centre is currently Head of Network (HoN) in Ireland for the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF) for Intercultural Dialogue. Our role is to keep members in Ireland informed of activities within the ALF generally.
The ALF provides funding opportunities for projects in partnership with other network members in Ireland, and in the other 42 member countries with the aim of promoting dialogue between cultures and respect for diversity through cultural activiites.
ABOUT THE ANNA LINDH FOUNDATION
The purpose of the Anna Foundation is to bring people together from across the Mediterranean to improve mutual respect between cultures and to support civil society working for a common future of the Region.
Since its launch in 2005, the ALF has launched and supported action across fields impacting on mutual perceptions among people of different cultures and beliefs, as well as developing a region-wide Network of over 3000 civil society organisations.
Through its action and reflection the ALF aims to contribute to the development of an Intercultural Strategy for the Euro-Mediterranean Region, providing recommendations to decision-makers and institutions and advocating for shared values.
Forging Mutual Respect
The main scope of the ALF is overcoming the misunderstandings and stereotypes which affect relations between and within the societies of the Region, a task which became of utmost importance in the last decade. As a contribution to the creation of a space of prosperity, coexistence and peace, the ALF works to restore trust indialogue and bridge the gaps in mutual perceptions, as well as promoting diversity and coexistence.