Exchange of views on Antisemitism in the educational sphere

13-02-2024 - 17:19
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As one of the oldest forms of discrimination, Antisemitism is unfortunately experiencing a rise in European societies today. Through the lens of one of it's core competences, the CULT Committee addressed this issue by means of an exchange of views on Antisemitism in the educational sphere as one of the main agenda points of the Committee meeting of February 13.

The focus of the exchange of views was on the question of the rise of Antisemitism in educational institutions and above all on ways to combat Antisemitism through education. To this end, Ms Joanna GOODEY, Head of Unit Justice, Digital and Migration at the EU Fundamental Rights Agency in Vienna, and Ms Pascale FALEK from the Office of the Commission Coordinator on Combating Anti-Semitism joined the meeting to discuss with CULT Members this topical issue.

Additionally, two internationally recognised experts, Ms Nonna MAYER, Professor Emeritus at the Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics at Sciences Po as well as Ms Anna MAKOWKA-KWAPISIEWICZ, researcher at the European Network Countering Antisemitism through Education (ENCATE), presented their insights on the topic to enrich the discussion.