"Antisemitism is no longer considered an absolute evil, and t's likely to get worse; that's a game changer for Europe" writes Dr Moshe Kantor for CNN.
ECTR announces French writer and philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy joining the ECTR as an ambassador promoting new thinking on Secure Tolerance. Mr Lévy praised the Secure Tolerance concept as “essential for our liberal and open European societies”.
The purpose of the Group would be oversight on the ECTR Research Grants for Secure Tolerance Program and the Kantor Prize.
As a European Jewish leader who regularly calls out antisemitism, I am sadly all too familiar with those who dismiss verbal assaults on Jews or the Jewish people as mere rhetoric, some sort of misunderstanding or as the rants of unimportant extremists.
On December the 7th, 2016, the ECTR has presented the Model Law on Tolerance project to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg – European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI).
On the 14th October 2015 at the House of Commons in London, the ECTR has organized a presentation of the ECTR Model Law on the Promotion of Tolerance and Suppression of Intolerance.
Former UK Prime Minister Dedicated to Leading Fight Against Racism, Anti-Semitism and Xenophobia
Brussels 4 June 2015: Former UK Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Tony Blair has been appointed Chairman of the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR), an international organisation based in Brussels that fights against racism, anti-Semitism and xenophobia.
The Cameroonian football player Samuel Eto'o and the pan-European FARE Network have been awarded by the ECTR with the European Medal of Tolerance at a special ceremony at the Kensington Palace in London.
On Monday, 9th March 2015, at a star-studded gala event at Kensington Palace, three-time Champions League winner Samuel Eto’o and the FARE Network, an anti-discrimination and social inclusion network that counters inequality and exclusion in football, will be awarded the Third European Medal of Tolerance by the European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR).
The European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation has been a supporting organizer of the Forum of World Society, held within the 4th International Forum „Let My People Live!” in Prague.
The ECTR has received with great sadness and sorrow the news of shooting at Jewish Museum in Brussels. Europe is shocked watching renewed acts of terror unraveling in our cities, just in the middle of elections to European Parliament.
On the 17th March 2014, the ETR delegation has met in Vienna with the Austrian Minister of Justice Dr. Wolfgang Brandstetter and his staff.
On the 12th of March 2014, the ECTR participated in a parliamentary hearing in Zagreb, Croatia before a joint session of The Human Rights Committee and the Judiciary Committee of the Croatian Parliament. Aside of the MP’s from both Commissions, also representatives from other Commissions were present, including for Constitutional Affairs.
On the 13th of February 2014, the ECTR participated in a parliamentary hearing at the Italian Parliament, on the invitation of the Commission on Human Rights of the Senate.
On the 12th of February 2014, the ECTR delegation was received by the Italian Minister for Integration Mrs. Cécile Kyenge.
On the 27th of November 2013, the ECTR together with the Mikhaly Tancis Foundation has organized a Presentation of the European Framework Statute on the Promotion of Tolerance in the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest.