Joint statement at the occasion of the 12th EU-Israel High-Level Seminar on combatting racism, xenophobia and antisemitism

December 21, 2018
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On 17 – 18 December, the European Union and the State of Israel held their 12th High Level Seminar on combating racism, xenophobia and antisemitism in Brussels. The EU-Israel seminar is a unique annual forum that brings together European and Israeli civil servants, policymakers, companies, international organisations and civil society to discuss best practices and ways forward in addressing racism, xenophobia and antisemitism.

In four working sessions, the forum discussed thematic priorities to address Antisemitism among them data collection on antisemitic incidents and experiences of Jewish communities; security of Jewish communities; hate speech online and eventually education and training to counter antisemitism.

The European Union and the State of Israel committed to further collaboration in protecting Jewish communities, institutions as well as cultural heritage around the world and in multinational organisations.


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