Inter cultural Europe

Who We Are?

A platform for bringing harmony and peace among all cultures within the European Union.

About the Platform

This platform has been created with a mission and vision in mind based on the nobility of a strong background.
Mission

To understand the concept of intercultural dialogue and action

To provide a space for engagement, learning and reflection among different sections of society

To represent the insights, experiences and needs of civic leaders who promote intercultural dialogue and action

To influence policy formation within the EU through which local, regional and national policies on intercultural and diversity engagement may improve

Vision

Our vision is to create a European community which values the diversity of its people and engages in intercultural dialogue as a means to enable full, free equal participation in society.

Background

The European Cultural Foundation collaborated with the European Forum for the Arts and Heritage in 2008 to initiate a civil society platform with an aim to heighten the impact and effectiveness of the European Year, working towards integrated strategies for intercultural dialogue, sharing practices and concepts of intercultural dialogue, etc.

How It works

The Key to the Platform for Intercultural Europe

Participation - Membership

In the first two years after its formation, simple participation was the crucial factor to the Rainbow Platform. It was established as the Platform for Intercultural Europe legally in October 2008 and by May 2009 it became possible for organisations to join the platform as members.

The Organization

There are a large number of organisations that have signed the Rainbow Paper as a commitment to our vision. A lot of them have endorsed the move quite well too.

The Board

The General Assembly of Members elects the members to the Board of the Platform for Intercultural Europe. The candidates are fielded by member organisations and if elected must represent that organization for a mandatory three years.
Our Agenda
We have a pretty wide agenda including things like advocating for EU culture policy, EU integration policy, brokering migrants’ cultural participation, annual European Forums, discussing papers, intercultural practice exchanges, and many more.

Our Political Role

The Platform for Intercultural Europe is formally involved in Structured Dialogue through the EU Integration Forum promotes structured dialogue through The Platform for Intercultural Europe . As a physical platform for dialogue, it is also complemented by a virtual platform, the European Web Site on Integration. The Platform for Intercultural Europe also takes part in the bi-annual meeting of the meetings of the European civil society organisations and the European Integration Forum talks.

Latest Updates

10 Quick Tips About Online Health Care

Online health care is a convenient service offered to both patients and their doctors. It makes it easy for a patient to make an appointment with their doctor since they do not meet at a particular location. Patients also do not need to wait in long queues to see the doctor and can easily access an online healthcare system at a time that is suitable for them. Online health care brings about many benefits. This article outlines ten quick tips you may not know about health care:

  1. Online health care saves on time

Patients do not have to leave their homes in order to make it to the doctor’s appointment. They can schedule for online consultation with their doctor through a video link. Doctors also do need to move from hospital to hospital to meet with their patients in different locations.

  1. Patients get insight into their own health.

Patient can be able to access all their health data at a go. They can also choose to share this data with a healthcare provider so that they do not have to repeatedly share their medical history.

  1. It enables access to more patients.

For physicians, online health care enables access to care for more patients. This is made possible as patients in remote areas who cannot reach the hospital in time can communicate to their doctors through a digital device. Patients with disabilities are able to also access health care in an easy manner.

  1. Enhances privacy and security of patient data.

It is very easy to misplace, destroy or tamper with patient data found on paper records than it is while using electronic records. It also eliminates the need to carry around medical files and reports and makes it easy to manage patient records.

  1. Online health care slows the spread of infection.

It eliminates the risk of picking up an infection or spreading an infection while waiting at the doctor’s office.

  1. Improves patient satisfaction

When a patient does not have to wait in line the whole day to see a doctor, they are more satisfied with their physician.

  1. Reduces overhead costs for doctors

Doctors are able to cut out on costs such as office space since not all patients require to physically meet with the doctor.

  1. Improves communication among physicians

There is an instantaneous transfer of patient information between general practitioners and hospitals, making it very easy for health professionals to communicate and share their knowledge.

  1. Improves access to information

Patients are able to access information on various health issues and be better prepared to prevent diseases.

  1. It makes it easy for physicians to keep up with new knowledge

Doctors are able to learn and enhance their skills using different healthcare platforms.

 

Understanding European Culture

European Culture

We have all heard several takes on European culture and how it transforms into an essential part of your life. But to get a detailed view of the same, you need to start things from scratch and explore all that the culture has to offer. Due to that, we are here to provide a brief write up on European culture and tell you all there is to know about the same.

Introduction

One of the biggest myths that people have about European culture is that they believe everyone in Europe follows the same culture. While it stands to be true for a small part, it is totally different when you look into the larger picture. People have their customs and rituals, which stand to make a difference for the better. Due to that, not everyone follows the same direction and will eventually bring in their own take on the matter. To take things further, most Europeans also use Beethoven and Da Vinci reference points to explain things smoothly.

While that is a bit visible for the older generation, modern Europeans are more interested in living the life of Hollywood celebrities. Thanks to that, culture plays an important role in their life, but it is also subject to change.

European Culture

 

Food

Food stands to be an essential part of a culture, and one cannot deny the same. So if you’re looking into the culture of a place, you need to explore their eating habits and learn a few things about it. In that regard, you should know that Italian food, Indian and Chinese are all readily available in Europe. As time passed by, Europeans have gone ahead to welcome other cultures and move forward to explore the same. Thanks to all that, you will find people from around the world in this place as the power of unity stands to be strong.

From Muslims to Jews, Europe is a land of diversity, and the same can be said about their food. It tends to keep going on and on, and Europe also moves forward to welcome more.

European food

Influential

Apart from welcoming people, European culture has also been an influential force for all the right reasons. It has brought forward literature works, and numerous artists have come ahead to give their take on the same. One among the most notable ones is Leopold Von Wiese. While his work, “What Is European Culture?” does not delve deep into the concept, it brings about a unique take on the matter that stands to be vital. Due to that, you need to read the same and understand things for the better. By doing so, you can gain a comprehensive perspective on the matter and explore the things that are in store.

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