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An open and respectful exchange of views between individuals and groups with different ethnic, cultural, religious and linguistic backgrounds and heritage on the basis of mutual understanding and respect.


Section 1.4 of Council of Europe: White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue, May 2008


  • BG: междукултурен диалог
  • CS: mezikulturní dialog
  • DE: interkultureller Dialog
  • EL: διαπολιτισμικός διάλογος
  • EN: intercultural dialogue
  • ES: diálogo intercultural
  • ET: kultuuridevaheline dialoog
  • FI: kulttuurienvälinen vuoropuhelu
  • FR: dialogue interculturel
  • GA: idirphlé idirchultúrtha
  • HU: interkulturális párbeszéd
  • IT: dialogo interculturale
  • LT: tarpkultūrinis dialogas
  • LV: starpkultūru dialogs
  • MT: Djalogu interkulturali
  • NL: interculturele dialoog
  • PL: dialog międzykulturowy
  • PT: diálogo intercultural
  • RO: dialog intercultural
  • SK: medzikultúrny dialóg / interkultúrny dialóg
  • SL: medkulturni dialog
  • SV: interkulturell dialog
  • NO: interkulturell dialog


1. Intercultural dialogue has long been a principle supported by the European Union and its institutions. The year 2008 was designated ‘European Year of Intercultural Dialogue’ (EYID) by the European Parliament and the EU Member States. It aimed to draw the attention of people in Europe to the importance of dialogue within diversity and between diverse cultures.
2. For more information, see Evaluation of the European Year of Intercultural Dialogue, 2008 (COM/2010/03561 final) .