OPINION MAKING AND ADVISORY BODY ON Tolerance ECTR fosters understanding and tolerance among peoples of various ethnic origin; educates on techniques of reconciliation; facilitates post-conflict social apprehensions; monitors chauvinistic behaviors, proposes pro-tolerance initiatives and legal solutions.

Our Mission

The European Council on Tolerance and Reconciliation is an international NGO, established in October 2008, on the initiative of Moshe Kantor, Aleksander Kwaśniewski and Vaclav Havel. The idea of the Council dates back to the International Stockholm Forum on the Holocaust organized by the Swedish government on the 26-28 January 2000, which emphasized that the whole international community shares a solemn responsibility to fight such evils as extremism, racism, antisemitism and xenophobia.

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Encouraging progressive thinking on Tolerance and addressed challenges that our societies are facing

Climbing the Kanridge by Dr. Moshe Kantor: Encouraging progressive thinking on tolerance and security.

We do not live for the sake of Tolerance and Security. We live for our own sake, and we want to have a longer, better life. Our quality of life, our wellbeing, is important to us. We are concerned that the quality of life we enjoy today will not be possible for us or our children in the future.

ECTR Members

Dr. Moshe Kantor Dr. Moshe Kantor President of the ECTR Biography Rt. Hon. Tony Blair Rt. Hon. Tony Blair Chairman of the ECTR Board Biography Jose Maria Aznar Jose Maria Aznar Member of the ECTR Board Biography Erhard Busek Erhard Busek Member of the ECTR Board Biography Igor S. Ivanov Igor S. Ivanov Member of the ECTR Board Biography Milan Kučan Milan Kučan Member of the ECTR Board Biography Alfred Spiro Moisiu Alfred Spiro Moisiu Member of the ECTR Board Biography Göran Persson Göran Persson Member of the ECTR Board Biography Prof. Rita Süssmuth Prof. Rita Süssmuth Member of the ECTR Board Biography Vilma Trajkovska Vilma Trajkovska Member of the ECTR Board Biography Georgios Vasos Vassiliou Georgios Vasos Vassiliou Member of the ECTR Board Biography Dr. Vaira Vike-Freiberga Dr. Vaira Vike-Freiberga Member of the ECTR Board Biography