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European Commission addresses antisemitism in sports

10 November 2021 - Katharina von Schnurbein, presented the work of the European Commission to tackle discrimination and antisemitism in sports and refered to the newly adopted EU strategy on combating antisemiitsm and fostering Jewish life at the conference 'Global Conference on Football's Role in Combatting Antisemitism'.

Call for proposals for action grants to support transnational e-Justice projects

Are you looking for EU funding for projects to become part of the European e-justice area? Under the JUSTICE programme 2.8 million EUR are available for national and cross-border projects to facilitate effective and non-discriminatory access to justice for all, including by electronic means (e-Justice), by promoting efficient civil and criminal procedures.

Call for proposals to promote gender equality

Destined to: Member State governments, local and regional authorities and their associations, equality bodies, civil society organisations, in particular women’s rights organisations, and other stakeholders

The Roadmap for the Victims’ Rights Directive - open for feedback

The European Commission published a Roadmap for the Evaluation of the Victims’ Rights Directive Directive (Directive 2012/29/EU). It is open for feedback until 30 December 2020. As part of the EU strategy on victims’ rights, this initiative will evaluate the Directive to assess to what extent it has achieved its objectives in terms of its implementation and practical application in EU countries. The new strategy aims to empower victims of crime and to work together for victims' rights. It also promotes an integrated and targeted EU approach to support victims with special needs, such as child victims.

Vice-President Schinas in conversation with a Holocaust Survivor

To commemorate the Holocaust, Vice-President Margaritis Schinas will exchange thoughts with Holocaust survivor Irish-Slovak Tomi Reichental on the lessons of the Holocaust for 21st century Europe, new forms of remembrance, concepts of atonement and reconciliation, and our common duty to speak up and counter Holocaust denial and distortion.

Event to mark the entry into application of the GDPR

The European Commission (EC) is organising on 25th May 2018 three events to mark the entry into application of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): one in Brussels, one in New Delhi and one in Santiago.

European Parliament LIBE Committee addresses antisemitism

9 November 2021 - Vice-President Schinas addressed the LIBE Committee of the European Parliament and presented the EU Strategy on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life. He emphasized that Holocaust and antisemitism are stains on our history, and it was a long overdue duty to present a strategy on combating antisemitism.

Vice-President Schinas pays tribute to the victims of Baby Yar massacre

80 years since the Baby Yar tragedy, Vice-President Margaritis Schinas paid tribute to the victims of the Holocaust by laying a wrath at the monument dedicated to the memory of massacred Jews. He expressed his commitment not only to remember, but to act and spare no effort in fighting antisemitism and all forms of hate.

Vice-President Schinas meets Jewish community of Greece

3 November 2021 - European Commission Vice-President for Promoting our European Way of Life, Margaritis Schinas, met with members of the Presidium of the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) at the offices of the Organization and also visited the Jewish Museum of Greece.