The Italian Network for Euro-Mediterranean Dialogue RIDE-APS Social Promotion Association, with the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), brings together associations and public and private bodies (profit and non-profit) and operates at to implement the principles of the United Nations Charter and, at European level, the objectives of the Euro-Mediterranean partnership contained in the Barcelona Declaration of November 1995, in line with the objectives of the “ Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for Dialogue between the Culture "(FAL, or according to the English term Anna Lindh Foundation-ALF) of which the RIDE-APS is constituted as" Italian Network ".

The RIDE-APS, in collaboration with public and private institutions, non-governmental organizations and civil society operating in Italy, promotes dialogue between peoples and states, especially in the Euro-Mediterranean area, adhering to the principles and aims of the Italian Constitution, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948, of the Union for the Mediterranean (UpM).

The RIDE-APS Association is non-partisan, non-profit, carries out promotion and social utility activities, and adheres to the following principles: autonomy, collegiality, listening and mutual respect, pluralism, planning, democracy of the structure, electivity and gratuity of corporate offices.