EGYPT / Hatem Atallah new Executive Director of the Anna Lindh Foundation

logo fondation anna lindhOn January 22nd the Anna Lindh Foundation’s Board of Governors appointed Hatem Atallah (Tunisia) as Executive Director. He replaces Andreu Claret (Spain), who has been in office since 2008. As from February, Atallah will run the Foundation’s international headquarters in Alexandria (Egypt) to spearhead the new programme phase (2015-2017) in collaboration with the newly elected chairperson, Elisabeth Guigou, who is taking over from André Azoulay.

The Foundation’s new programme is co-funded by the European Union and by member countries of the Union for the Mediterranean. It combines large-scale actions in culture, the media, education, translation and for young people, with an advocacy role around cross-cultural trends and support for grass-root actions through its Euro-Mediterranean network of over 4,000 civil society organizations and NGOs.

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