Intercultural Achievement Award Fosters Dialogue Between Cultures

Lifestyle & TravelCulture ♦ Published: September 14, 2018; 18:11 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian Foreign Ministry presented the Intercultural Achievement Award (IAA) for the fifth time. The award honours inspiring projects in civil society that foster intercultural dialogue and coexistence. This time the award for sustainability went to a project from Mozambique. Ambassador Jörg Wojahn, the Representation of the European Commission in Vienna, and Secretary General of the OSCE Thomas Greminger used the dialogue-based work of their own institutions as a starting point and awarded prizes to projects from Ukraine and Tunisia.

Kneissl: "The Intercultural Achievement Award is a tribute to everyone who dedicates themselves to fostering dialogue between People" / Picture: © Photo by "Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres" is licensed under CC BY 2.0

The Intercultural Achievement Award (IAA) was established in 2014 as a key project in Austrian international cultural policy.

It aims to identify and honour innovative, practice-oriented projects in the area of intercultural dialogue at an Austrian and an international level and, in doing so, to make a contribution to current global issues.

Competition for the IAA takes…