Coordinator on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life

President Ursula von der Leyen entrusted Vice-President Margaritis Schinas, to lead the fight against antisemitism as part of his portfolio to promote the European Way of Life. He is supported by the European Commission Coordinator on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life and her team.

In December 2015 Katharina von Schnurbein was appointed as the first European Commission Coordinator on combating antisemitism.

                                                       Katharina von Schnurbein, EC Coordinator on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish lifeKatharina von Schnurbein, EC Coordinator on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life

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The Coordinator collaborates closely with Jewish communities and organisations. Several times a year the European Commission roundtable with major Jewish umbrella organisations brings together main actors on EU-level in Brussels.

The Coordinator acts as contact points for Jewish communities and relevant organisations while contributing to the development of the European Commission's overarching strategy to prevent and combat racism, intolerance and discrimination. She liaises with the Member States, the European Parliament, other institutions, relevant civil society organisations and academia with a view to strengthening policy responses designed to address antisemitism.

Please send any query to EC-COORDINATOR-ANTISEMITISM@ec.europa.eu