Since its inauguration, the Swedish Institute has focused its efforts on strengthening democratic values and tolerance, and increasing understanding for diversity and pluralism.
Within the framework of the overall goals of Sweden’s foreign policy and international development cooperation, SwedAlex has the following mission:
- To contribute to the Euro-Mediterranean partnership and serve as a platform for dialogue between the countries of Europe and the MENA region.
- To address issues of importance for the political, economic and social development of the MENA region.
- To contribute to increased mutual understanding in the areas of culture and religion.
- To broaden contacts between Sweden and other countries in Europe with Egypt and other countries in the MENA region.