Deadline: September 30, 2017
The Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for Dialogue between Cultures (ALF) and Fondazione Mediterraneo (FM), are now accepting nominations for the 11th Edition of the Euro-Mediterranean Award for Dialogue Between Cultures. The aim of the Award is to recognise the achievements of individuals and organisations that have been at the forefront of promoting Intercultural Dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean region. This Edition will focus on initiatives and individuals whose work demonstrates how refugees and migration are an opportunity for intercultural dialogue, taking into account the multiple interactions existing between development, democracy, diversity and dialogue.
This annual Award is bestowed by the 42 ALF National Networks, recognises the achievements of individuals and organisations that have been at the forefront of promoting Dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Each year, the Award will be dedicated to a specific theme, which will be chosen by the EuroMed Award Committee in compliance with the Barcelona Declaration principles and the mission of the Foundation.
The winner shall receive a financial contribution of 5,000 EUR in recognition of their work for Intercultural Dialogue in the EuroMed region and a trophy, to be delivered by the EuroMed Award Board in a bestowing ceremony.
- Candidates can be proposed either as individuals or as organisations, and must bear the nationality of/ be registered in one of the 42 member countries of the Euro-Med Partnership. As youth, women and minorities are key target groups for the Foundation, special attention will be given to candidates who have actively worked or implemented projects with these groups.
- Candidates of the Award must be based in one of the member countries of the Euro-Med Partnership.
- Albania, Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritania, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, The Netherlands, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom.
- Nomination proposals must include a C.V (no longer than three (3)pages), a short video (no longer than five (5) minutes) about the individual/organisation’s main activities related to the theme of the Award, and key reasons for the nomination, highlighting specific activities and achievements of the candidate during the last three years.
- A candidate can be proposed either as an individual or as representative of an organisation.
- Nominations can be done by ALF Network members and non- members.
- A nomination can be jointly presented by several ALF members of National Networks.
- As “youth”, “women” and “minorities” are key target groups for ALF, special attention will be given to candidates who have actively worked with them.
- Winners of previous editions of Awards granted by the FM cannot be proposed as candidates.
- Nominating organisations/individuals will be requested to submit their nomination proposals for the Award candidates via data transfer websites, preferably wetransfer to [email protected]
- ALF Network members, as well as non-members are encouraged to nominate both ALF member and non-member organisations and individuals..
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