The European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation (ECTR) is a non-partisan and non-governmental institution that focuses on monitoring tolerance in Europe and preparing practical recommendations to foster tolerance, reconciliation and education. It is an opinion-making and advisory body, which promotes understanding between peoples of various ethnic origin, educates on techniques of reconciliation, facilitates post-conflict social apprehensions, monitors chauvinistic behaviours and proposes pro-tolerance initiatives and legal solutions. ECTR focuses on fighting xenophobia, antisemitism and racial discrimination in the modern world.
The European Medal of Tolerance
The purpose of the Prize is to honor and reward extraordinary creative achievements in the promotion of tolerance and/or reconciliation. The ultimate aim is to draw attention to successful undertakings that may serve as models for others in the field of tolerance, peace-building and reconciliation.