BARAKA: Center for Cultures of North Africa and Middle East

National Network
Czech Republic

Praha 10
10400 Praha

+420 607582739
E-Mail (2)
E-Mail (3)
E-Mail (4)
Organisation Type
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment
Fields of Activity
  1. Arts
  2. Environment/Sustainable development
  3. Human rights
  4. International/Cultural relations
  5. Media
  6. Others
  7. Youth and education
General Information
Structure: board - 1 chairman + 2 vice chairmen, ordinary members Budgetary resources: 500 EUR Sources of funding: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, members´ fees, entrance fees Actions: lectures, exhibitions, workshops, film screening Partners: NGO´s
Mission and Objectives

Our mission is to contribute to the mutual dialogue between Europe and NOrth Africa / Middle East and thus eliminating prejudices and misunderstandings within and between our societies. Objectives: - Dissemination of knowledge about Middle Eastern cultures among Czech public - Involvement of young people in projects aimed at understanding of Middle Eastern countries - Providing travel information for people endeavouring for a first-hand experience from Middle Eastern countries - Assistance for people interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages

Main Projects / Activities

- 6-8 public lectures of experts at the Middle East a year - 2-3 photo exhibitions a year - 1 all-evening workshop including film screening a year

Contact (1) Full Name
Pavla Začalová
Job Title
Head of the organisation
Pavla Začalová
Contact (2) Full Name
Markéta Jarošová