Our core mission is to pave the way for greater engagement and understanding between Iranians among themselves as well as between Iranians and the rest of the world with a view to promoting shared values and common interests, increasing mutual understanding and respect and enhancing Iran’s standing in the world.
Our objectives are to:
1. Promote cultural exchange between Iran and the European Union;
2. Promote an unbiased picture of the Iranian culture in Europe and the European culture in Iran;
3. Identify creative and genuine channels of cultural and non-governmental exchanges to improve understanding between the two sides;
4. Support other initiatives that connect well with the Foundation’s goals and objectives;
The Simorgh endeavors to remain politically neutral in all our initiatives and will mainly be guided by long-lasting Iranian values that have transcended centuries of human development and have even become global sources of inspiration.
We are dedicated to the above mentioned causes through research as well as cultural, educational, advocacy and public diplomacy initiatives.