Submitted by admin on Wed, 26/02/2014 - 17:40
Communiqué de presse - Bruxelles, 26 février 2014
Le CEJI - Une contribution juive pour une Europe Inclusive - est profondément troublé par l'escalade du racisme et des tensions raciales en Belgique soulignée dans des rapports publiés cette semaine par la Commission européenne contre le racisme et l'intolérance (ECRI) et par le Centre pour l'égalité des chances et la lutte contre le racisme et soumis au Comité des Nations Unies sur la discrimination raciale (CERD).
Submitted by admin on Wed, 26/02/2014 - 14:46
Brussels, 26 February 2014.
CEJI - A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe is deeply troubled by escalating racism and racial tensions in Belgium, highlighted in reports issued this week by the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) (1) and by the Center for Equal Opportunities and Opposition to Racism submitted to the United Nations Committee on Racial Discrimination (CERD) (2).
Current polls worryingly suggest that Front National, led by Marine Le Pen, might be the strongest French power after the elections, expected to hold up to 20 seats.
Marine Le Pen, Dutch Geert Wilders and Austrian Heinz-Christian Strache have already announced their aim to establish a joint parliamentary Group in the European Parliament. In Germany, the possibility looms of "Alternative für Deutschland", which again spreads right-wing populist arguments, getting into the European Parliament...
Submitted by admin on Mon, 27/01/2014 - 15:57
Today our director Robin Sclafani, gives the following speech at a round table discussion on "The Role of Interfaith Dialogue" at the 'Anti-Semitism in Europe and in the European Neighbourhood' workshop organised by the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung & the AJC Transatlantic Institute.
I would start by expanding the concept of this panel to include Interfaith, inter-convictional, intercultural dialogue and cooperation to best reach the range of interactions which need to take place to effectively combat anti-Semitism – which is very often not based on questions of “faith”.