AJC Strategy Conference on Combating Anti-Semitism

Event

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 8:30 to 13:30

AJC Strategy Conference on Combating Anti-Semitism

On 5 May 2015, the AJC convened its Strategy Conference on Combating Anti-Semitism, "A Defining Moment for Europe," in Brussels.

Jan Jambon, Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Security and the Interior, and Věra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers, and Gender Equality, delivered keynote addresses at the opening session Tuesday. Both speakers recognized that the surge of anti-Semitic incidents poses a fundamental threat to individual European countries and, more generally, to the European Union.

 

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AJC Strategy Conference, Panel 1: Strategies to Confront and Defuse Islamist Extremism

Panel 1 

Counter-Radicalization: Strategies to Confront and Defuse Islamist Extremism

Moderator: Ms. Simone Rodan-Benzaquen, Director, AJC Paris

Featured Panelists:

Imam Yahya Pallavicini, al-Wahid Mosque, Milan, and Vice President, Comunità Religiosa Islamica Italiana

Mr. Haras Rafiq, Managing Director, Quilliam Foundation, United Kingdom

AJC Strategy Conference, Panel 3: Combating the Rise in Anti-Semitism: Governments Respond

Panel 3 

Combating the Rise in Anti-Semitism: Governments Respond

Moderator: Ms. Deidre Berger, Director, AJC Berlin Ramer Institute for German-Jewish Relations

Featured Panelists:

Mr. Gilles Clavreul, Inter-Ministerial Delegate on Racism and Anti-Semitism, France

Mr. Ira Forman, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, United States Department of State

Amb. Dr. Felix Klein, Special Representative of the Federal Foreign Office for Relations with Jewish Organizations and Anti-Semitism Issues, Germany

Call to Action - AJC
In the presence of numerous Members of the European Parliament, European Commission and government officials, and representatives of civil society, AJC unveiled an action plan for European governments to address the intensifying crisis of anti-Semitism.
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Date and time

Tuesday, May 05, 2015 8:30 to 13:30

Location

Silken Berlaymont
Boulevard Charlemagne 11-19
1000 Brussels
Belgium

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