To promote social cohesion, conflicts need to be part of the debate -From 25 to 27 June 2019, around one hundred young Europeans debated at the Young Europeans Forum in Berlin, organised by the Bertelsmann Stiftung in cooperation with the Aladin project and UNESCO. These young Europeans shared their experiences on social engagement, discussed the challenges and opportunities of cultural diversity and proposed ways to make progress towards the necessary societal change.

Launch conference of the 2nd EU Survey on the experiences and perceptions of antisemitism among Jews in the EU

Brussels-- On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, on Monday December 10, 2018, Věra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality and Katharina von Schnurbein, European Commission Coordinator on combating Antisemitism and Michael O’Flaherty, Director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, presented the results of the survey at an event in the Council gathering representatives of Jewish communities and organisations, policy makers of the Member States, as well as representatives of civil society and the media and experts on the fight against racism and discrimination.

Muslim World League chief calls for rejection of all forms of extremism

arab news-JEDDAH: The Muslim World League (MWL) is using all of its academic and ideological resources to confront the evil forces that threaten the global safety of humanity, according to Dr. Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, the organization’s secretary general.

Saudi-based Muslim Body Rejects Holocaust Denial

Haaretz- A Saudi-based Muslim group rejected Holocaust denial in a letter to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. “History is indeed impartial no matter how hard forgers tried to tamper with or manipulate it,” said the letter sent Jan. 22 to the museum by Mohammad Al Issa, the secretary general of the Muslim World League, five days before International Holocaust Remembrance Day. “Hence, we consider any denial of the Holocaust or minimizing of its effect a crime to distort history and an insult to the dignity of those innocent souls who have perished. It is also an affront to us all since we share the same human soul and spiritual bonds.”