Annual meeting of ALF network heads - Istanbul, December 13-15 2023

Annual meeting of ALF network heads - Istanbul, December 13-15 2023

The Anna Lindh Foundation held its Network Heads' Meeting in Istanbul, Türkiye, hosted by the ALF

Network from Türkiye. The Bulgarian ALF network was represented by Ms. Kostadinka Todorova, ALF coordinator.

The two-day meeting  brought together leaders of civil society networks and representatives from 28 Euro- Mediterranean countries in a space that allows them to share their thoughts and ideas from their countries. It was important the common problems that the members of the networks face to be shared and the new priorities for future joint activities to be set. A new communication strategy was presented. Ideas for common projects between the network members were shared. The final concepts of the ideas will be soon presented to the members.

The meeting was attended by several governmental representatives from Türkiye, the President of the Anna Lindh Foundation, HRH Princess Rym Ali, the Executive Director of the ALF, Josep Ferre, the two Heads of the Civil Society ALF network, Drs. Gurkan Akcaer and Necdet Saglam, as well as Mr. Murat Şen, Deputy Director General for Relations with the EU of the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Türkiye.

You can see a short video of the meeting here here.