SIETAR works to:

  • contribute to more effective communication among people of different cultures and backgrounds
  • enhance intercultural awareness in policy-making, business, education and civil society
  • establish an ever-widening network of intercultural specialists
  • provide multi-disciplinary, professional expertise
  • contribute to the development of professional standards
  • encourage publication and promote research
  • provide opportunities for personal and professional exchanges
  • hold regional, national and international conferences

SIETAR SEA aims to contribute to this work globally

  • Potentially a new type/model of SIETAR – a regional network v national
  • Giving opportunities for intercultural activity and exchange in countries where it may be difficult to set up a national SIETAR