EU Antisemitism Coordinator Addresses WJC Summit on Global Antisemitism
The summit drew over 80 participants, including ambassadors and diplomats from approximately two dozen countries, alongside faith leaders representing Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant Christians. All expressed concern over the global uptick in antisemitism following the October 7th terrorist attack by Hamas. They also exchanged ideas on effective strategies to combat these trends.
The event concluded with a panel featuring Ambassador Meirav Eilon Shahar, Permanent Representative of Israel to the UN in Geneva, Ambassador Katharina Stasch, Permanent Representative of Germany to the UN in Geneva, and former Prime Minister of Slovakia Eduard Heger. They deliberated on governmental and diplomatic approaches to counter antisemitism in international forums.