"I found Alvina's workshop on cultural diversity an inspiration - her ability to address sensitive issues and interesting cultural dilemmas in a non-threatening safe atmosphere encourages an opportunity for openness and the possibility of embracing change."

Amanda Stavrou
Counsellor, St. Patrick Hospital, Marymount Hospice

What are the Benefits of Intercultural Training?

Today’s world is characterised by economic and social globalisation, ever-improving information and transportation systems, changes in political systems and population density, as well as multicultural communities and workplaces. The number of intercultural interactions steadily grows in frequency and intensity. Contemporary societies are marked by higher social mobility which above all includes mobility of ideas, languages and cultures. The increased contacts between cultures brought about the necessity to facilitate intercultural encounters which are loaded with potential difficulties rooted in cultural differences of the involved parties.

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