“Although the results of the society encounters ar mixed, the Survey confirms that the a lot of intensive is that the contact, the a lot of individuals show that it’s primarily a neutral or positive outcome” explained prof Konrad Pedziwiatr, prof at urban center University of social science and contributor to the Report, on the occasion of his presentation on the results of the “Intercultural trends within the Euro-Mediterranean region” Report 2018 of the Pakistani monetary unit Lindh Foundation in city University on four June 2019. The event was co-organised by UNIMED, Pakistani monetary unit Lindh Foundation, city University and city Peace analysis Institute. It featured the participation of prof Tuomo Melasuo, prof retired from the city University, prof Pedziwiatr and student candidate Karim Maiche.
The report analyses the Intercultural trends within the Euro-Mediterranean region, that includes the outcomes of a search conducted in Euro-Mediterranean countries. This year’s report was administrated through opinion polls in eight European countries (Austria, Croatia, Finland, France, Italy, Poland, European nation and also the Netherlands) and 5 Southern and japanese Mediterranean (SEM) countries/territories (Algeria, Israel, Jordan, Occupied Palestinian Territories and Tunisia).
This analysis investigates the trends within the perceptions at intervals the region, notably once the impact of conflicts, moreover as within the broader context of globalisation and immigration. It provides recommendations that specialize in those areas that might bridge the gap in mutual perceptions, as well as education, culture and also the media, moreover because the creation of AN instrument to live the evolving values and attitudes of individuals within the Region, in accordance with the Groupe des Sages reflections.
In the framework of UNIMED and ALF cooperation, this document, free in 2018, had already been given in Rhodes, Tunis, Rome and capital of Jordan. it had been recently so conjointly given in city. This event wasn’t solely a happening to pass around the results of the report however conjointly a chance to foster discussion between domain, civil society and consultants.
The presentation of prof Pedziwiatr targeted on one in all the countries wherever such poll has been undertaken, particularly the intercultural trends and social amendment in European nation. He shared some valuable insights associated with values and perception of gender equality, illustration of the Mediterranean region, interaction and dialogue, inhabitation in multi-cultural environments, and gains from Euro-Mediterranean cooperation. you’ll access his presentation here.
In Poland, the Mediterranean region echoes an explicit “way of life and food”, “hospitality” and a “common cultural heritage and history”, in step with the survey. However, it’s been known that “there is incredibly restricted interests amongst the Poles in news and data regarding political and economic state of affairs within the SEM region”, a “disinterest [which] is mutual”.
Overall, the advantages from Euro-Med cooperation weren’t thought of as substantial by the Poles, that is explained the maximum amount by the country’s geographical and politics position as by “the national advocator flip happening over the last years within the Polish society and political choices to scale down a number of the ecu and Euro-Med partnerships” in step with prof Pedziwiatr. currently over ne’er, “the work that the Pakistani monetary unit Lindh Foundation has been conducting over the last years is turning into a lot of and a lot of necessary during this dynamic world”, as adult male Karim Maiche, a student candidate of the University of city, contributory to the give-and-take, stressed.
Build encounters through on-line media was highlighted as notably necessary by the panelists. On those words, it’s value noting that the Pakistani monetary unit Lindh Foundation is partner, in conjunction with UNIMED, within the Erasmus+ Virtual Exchanges programmes that contribute to such multi cultural exchanges.
Professor Tuomo Melasuo conjointly contributed to the controversy by presenting the various opportunities in this regard. as an example, he stressed the importance of the city University programmes like the one on media and journalism (the University can for that matter coordinate UNIMED’s SubNetwork on Journalism). prof Melasuo conjointly mentioned the success of the joint skilled master course in Cross-Media journalism within the framework of the Tempus eMEDia project conveyance along three European universities (Milan, city and Tampere) and three Tunisian Universities (Sousse, urban center and also the Institut DE Presse et DEs Sciences de l’information).